August 22

Vietnam dustoff pilot flies missions for Veterans Airlift Command

By JAMES A. JONES JR. – jajones1@bradenton.com   June 26, 2015 12:00 AM MANATEE — Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Knisely, a Dustoff Association Hall of Famer, flew a rescue mission Wednesday — 47 years after he was shot down in Vietnam at the battle of Hue-Phu Bai during the Viet Cong’s Tet Offensive. Knisely,.

August 22

Even with just three legs, this dog is the perfect companion

By James A. Jones Jr. jajones1@bradenton.com June 22, 2017 8:54 AM Manatee Friendly, inquisitive and sweet, Oz hardly knows a stranger. Which makes the 3-year-old pit bull-Aussie mix a perfect companion animal for LaVonne Bower to take with her when she is visiting wounded veterans. One other thing: Oz is a three-legged rescue dog. Read.

August 19

Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Slomba (karen@honoranimalrescue.org) Tel: 941-538-6201, Cell: 716-474-0335 Two Local Non-Profits Provide Companion Animals to Veterans June 6, 2017, Bradenton, FL – Representatives from Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue announced today that they have joined forces with Paws and Warriors to provide fee-waived companion animals to 40 Veterans suffering from PTSD, TBI, and.

August 19

Forty veterans will receive companion animal fee free

Forty veterans will receive companion animal fee free By James A. Jones Jr. jajones1@bradenton.com June 08, 2017 12:02 PM Manatee Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue announced it has joined forces with Paws and Warriors to provide fee-waived companion animals to 40 veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and other debilitating conditions, through.