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  • Unleashing Canine-TCCC

    Military healthcare specialists and working dog handlers have begun to team up for Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care training to equip medical teams with indispensable knowledge on how to deliver swift and effective care to MWDs.

  • Military working dog undergoes root canal operation

    U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog, Bolt, underwent root canal surgery, Sept 20, 2022, at the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group clinic on Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. As Bolt is trained for bite work, keeping his teeth in tip top shape is of paramount importance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.

  • Dogs in the Deid after dark

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Pickens, a military working dog handler with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, worked with his dog MWD Gyozo at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on Aug. 10, 2022. Pickens has worked with five different MWD’s in his career and aspires to become a trainer

  • Military Working Dogs, handlers stick together

    It’s no secret that MWDs and their handlers share a strong bond. Through this bond, countless hours of effort, training and patience has been sacrificed to become an effective team.

  • MWDs “pawsitively” impact base security

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Brown, 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his dog, Grim, conduct their daily training Sept. 15, 2016, here. The handlers train their dogs daily to maintain the basic level of proficiency and advance their skills. The primary MWD mission