Military REACH Graduate Researcher
Service pets are individually trained to work with people with disabilities, and they provide support in a variety of ways. In this piece, Kaylee discusses the benefits of owning a service pet and the areas of consideration before welcoming one to the family.
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Welcome, Emily and Olivia! They assist our team with identifying current research on the well-being of military families and completing TRIP and Research Reports.
Emily (left) is a world traveler; she has gone scuba diving in Fiji, has been to Carnival in Salvador, Brazil, and is on a mission to visit all 423 sites in the National Parks System!
Olivia (right) is a go-getter; she speaks two languages, is training to qualify for the Boston Marathon (sub 3hr and 30min time), and she has a Great Pyrenees puppy, Toulouse, named after a Disney cat!
As of 2020, 17.2% (N = 229,933) of active duty service members were female, and the Air Force employed the highest percentage (21.1%) of female services members.