Veteran, service dog recognized by VFW
Former Marine now helping others, ‘That’s why I do what I do’
Last updated 10/1/2021 at 4:32pm
By Rick Monroe
Village News Writer
Fallbrook resident Chris Ingraham and his service dog Mattis are being recognized in the national Veterans of Foreign Wars #StillServing campaign honoring veterans who continue to serve after the military. In conjunction with National Service Dog Month, the campaign focuses on veterans who #StillServe alongside their canine companions.
Ingraham is a U.S. Marine veteran who served in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. To deal with his post-combat PTSD and panic attacks, Ingraham was prescribed a service dog by his doctor. That’s when he met Mattis, a chocolat...