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May 6, 2019

A Glimpse Inside the Profession of Equine Therapy: Horse and Human Roles

What makes an Equine Assisted Horse Professional? What special knowledge or skill might they need to have in order to do this work?  An equine-assisted professional should have a grounding in basic horse care requirements: feeding and nutrition, grooming, de-worming, […]
May 6, 2019

Blair’s Sanctuary Garden Helps Women Veterans Heal

According to the Women Veterans Task Force of the Department of Veterans Affairs, women make up the fastest growing group of veterans – more than 10% of the total U.S. Veteran population in 2015. Women also now take part in […]
May 6, 2019

They Rescued Each Other

Her senses were always up, in a constant state of fight or flight, ever since that day in May of 2012. Tiffany Baker, an Army National Guard soldier, was traveling in a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle while stationed in […]
November 29, 2018

DVNF Grantee Seeks to Develop Pneumatic-Powered Wheelchairs

DVNF GRANTEE, DR. RORY COOPER, SEEKS TO DEVELOP PNEUMATIC-POWERED WHEELCHAIRS Doctors Rory Cooper and Garrett G. Grindle, along with Brandon Daveler and Benjamin Gebrosky conducted a research study to determine the feasibility of using pneumatic power in wheelchairs. Dr. Cooper is […]
November 21, 2018

21st Century Veterans Struggling In The Housing Market

21st Century Veterans Struggling In The Housing Market A new study from Apartment List took a look at how veterans are faring in the housing market and discovered a staggering difference between pre and post 9/11 veterans. According to the study, veterans outperform […]
October 18, 2018

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP): A Vietnam Veteran Receives Justice after Suffering Silently for Decades

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) has worked since 1980 to ensure that the government delivers to our nation’s 22 million veterans and active duty personnel the benefits to which they are entitled. The grant from DVNF will help […]
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