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Paws and Stripes helps injured troops regain their life by pairing them with therapeutic canines.
Yes, they're undeniably adorable, however, these pups serve a very important role in the #military community. Studies indicate that working... with dogs releases oxytocin, a hormone that promotes bonding. New research, including a $5 million study at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, seeks to scientifically test whether training service dogs helps with post-traumatic stress disorder. (Courtesy Photo) Read more by visiting the #AFMS webpage: http://1.usa.gov/1y5G1OE

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