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386th NEWS

  • MWD Lucky Tests His Sniffing Skills

    U.S. Air Force military working dog Lucky from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron searches a warehouse for potential explosives during a training event with his handler at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Sept. 14, 2023. MWD handlers and their loyal K-9 partners make up a highly trained

  • Military Working Dog Bite Training

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Yadao, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and MWD Betyar to execute bite training at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 26, 2023. The MWD teams here train in tandem every day to accomplish their mission of defending and

  • 386th ESFS Change of Command

    Lt. Col. Tito Ruiz, outgoing 386th Security Forces Squadron commander relinquishes command to Lt. Col. Michael E. Wetlesen, incoming 386th ESFS commander at a change of command ceremony at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, June 23, 2023. Ruiz is relinquishing command to Wetlesen.

  • Defender balances cultures, career

    Two cultures. Two military branches. Two degrees.These are just some of the attributes and achievements of Tech. Sgt. Madia Daniel, a first generation Liberian American who applied the lessons from her immigrant family to succeed while having joy. Daniel, a 386th Expeditionary Security Forces

  • 386 ESFS: This is a simulation

    Calm, collected and ready to walk into the unknown.A defender is trained to be mentally prepared to handle almost any situation they might encounter. Continuous training and exposure to countless scenarios, with the help of technology, allows defenders to play through responses to see what works

  • MWD and EOD collaborate in joint operations at ASAB

    Job proficiency is key to staying on top of your game. Even while deployed, military working dogs and their trainers get top-notch experience with explosive ordnance Airmen. Day and night, Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog flight team up with Explosive

  • K-9, EOD, Fire perform joint training at ASAB

    Airmen from the ASAB MWD, Fire Department and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units partnered together on base to perform scenarios that provided joint training to stay proficient on installation security.