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Texas Program for Jailed Vets Yields 8% Recidivism

HOUSTON, Texas — The “Stars and Stripes” program at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office jail in Texas boasts an eight percent recidivism rate among military veteran offenders.

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Sheriff Joe Places Dogs with Incarcerated Veterans in Support of Their Service

On April 6, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio launched a new program whereby he will show appreciation for the military service of incarcerated veterans by allowing said veterans to play and interact with dogs from the Maricopa County Sheriff Office’s (MCSO) MASH Unit each Wednesday.

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Catch 22: Vets Fear Loss Of Gun Rights If They Seek Treatment For PTSD

Although numerous combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan need treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) many are increasingly hesitant to pursue treatment because they fear a prognosis of PTSD will be used to deny their gun rights under the Obama administration.