Quite possibly the coolest ship in the Navy.
Battle Dawgs, empowers veterans dealing with post traumatic stress disorders or traumatic brain injuries through therapeutic and exhilarating experiences by harnessing the natural splendor of Alaska's landscape and the majestic healing power of sled dogs. In 2013, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released a study that covered suicides from 1999 to 2010, which revealed that roughly 22 veterans were committing suicide per day, or one every 65 minutes. Battle Dawgs aspires to reduce this number through their organization. Airman Magazine