Dogs of War (2014): S01E05 – Ron

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Ron disarmed explosives in Iraq, and once home he hid symptoms of his PTSD well. Now he is in the Paws & Stripes programme and having trouble hiding his real problems with alcohol. Can Jim and Lindsey help him and… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E04 – Thomas

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Jim and Lindsey meet Thomas, a veteran with a unique case of PTSD that stems from more than just trauma in combat – but who will not talk about what happened. Can they find the truth about his story –… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E03 – Stephanie

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Stephanie is a young wife, mom and veteran, haunted by memories of her year as a prison guard in Iraq. She puts on a happy face to her husband and two kids, but PTSD brings her face-to-face with dark moments… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E02- Duane

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Duane was one of the first veterans Jim and Lindsey helped. But his service dog can no longer help him and he has been thrown back into a downward spiral of depression and PTSD. Can Jim and Lindsey pull him… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E01 – Michael

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Michael is a devoted father, husband and veteran who has struggled with severe PTSD for the last decade. Plagued with night terrors, Michael has reached his breaking point and comes to Jim and Lindsey at Paws and Stripes for help.… Read More

Dogs of War Reality TV Series Overview

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Man’s best friend is living up to its moniker in this docuseries. It presents stories of shelter dogs trained to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder re-acclimate to civilian life. Each hourlong episode chronicles the rigorous process involved with… Read More

Long Forgotten Fields (2016)

Introduction Long Forgotten Fields is a 2016 drama film directed by Jon Stanford. Outline On Sam’s return from military service, Lily sets her heart on revitalising their relationship, but with Sam’s worsening PTSD isolating him from friends, family and the community, she too is drawn deeper into his post-war world. Cast Simon Armstrong … Harlequin… Read More

The Submarine Kid (2015)

Introduction The Submarine Kid is a 2015 American drama film, directed by Eric Bilitch and written by Bliltch and Finn Wittrock. The film stars Finn Wittrock and Emilie de Ravin, with supporting performances from Jack Coleman, Nancy Travis, Alphonso McAuley, Hunter Cope, and Joe Massingill. The film had its world premiere on 12 November 2015… Read More

Joe’s War (2017)

Introduction Joe’s War is a 2017 film directed by Phil Falcone. Outline After two tours of duty, Joe’s life unravels as he waits for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment. Production & Filming Details Director: Phil Falcone. Writers: John DeMeo and Phil Falcone. Release Date: 17 March 2017 (US). Running Time: 107 minutes. Country: US. Language:… Read More

Submarine Command (1951)

Introduction Submarine Command is a 1951 American war film directed by John Farrow and starring William Holden, Don Taylor, Nancy Olson, William Bendix, and Darryl Hickman. It is notable for being one of the first films to touch on post traumatic stress disorder. Holden invested $20,000 of his own money into the film. Outline Lieutenant… Read More