‘Dogs on Deployment’ provides service to military pets

Indigo-RubyAlisha Johnson’s story paints a vivid picture of a lesser-known struggle that military members face with meeting their commitments while deployed.

In 2011, Johnson had just commissioned in the Marine Corps and was on her way to training in Virginia where her Australian shepherd JD would not be allowed. Her husband Shawn, a member of the Navy, was scheduled to be deployed at the same time. Though Alisha was able to find a solution from a distant relative who also lived in Virginia, the idea for Dogs on Deployment was born in the struggle.

Read more in the July24 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

Share and Like


Social Connections

Navarre Press

You must be logged in to post a comment Login