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Wounded warrior meets his service dog for the first time

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RENSSELAER, N.Y. - A wounded warrior will be united for the first time with his service dog on Saturday.

Cpl. Jeremy Walton served two trou in Iraq and suffers from PTSD.  Walton has been a part of Wounded Warrior events provided by STRIDE Adaptive Sports, a local non-profit, to help his PTSD. 

Walton has applied to a number of organizations to receive a service dog to continue his healing process.  Now, Walton will meet his 8-month-old service dog, Alanna, a chocolate Labrador Retriever.

Alanna is making a trip to the Albany International Airport from Washington State on Saturday.

STRIDE is hosting a "Dog Shower" to support Walton and his new companion.  

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