U.S. Army Spc. Mike Ballard poses for a photo with Apollo, his service dog, Friday, May 17, 2012, in Puyallup, Wash. Ballard says his dog helps him get through the worst symptoms of the post-traumatic... more 
U.S. Army Spc. Mike Ballard poses for a photo with Apollo, his service dog, Friday, May 17, 2012, in Puyallup, Wash. Ballard says his dog helps him get through the worst symptoms of the post-traumatic stress disorder that is a remnant of an explosion in Afghanistan that ended his career as an Army medic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) less 
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