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Subject U.S. military veterans are joining the fight against the goddamn poachers
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This is the best thing I've heard all month!



Tate believed he had the solution for two problems. He founded VETPAW Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife - and teamed up with Army medic Azad Ebrahimzadeh to make it work.

"Veterans make sense," said Ebrahimzadeh.

Ebrahimzadeh and Tate knew that park rangers in Africa are overwhelmed by work, and yet American veterans often feel overwhelmed by the exact opposite.

"They were a part of something bigger. They felt like they were contributing to something, that they were making a difference," said Ebrahimzadeh.
Post 9-11 veterans are using their skills to train anti-poaching rangers, increasing efficiency and skill set.

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