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NEWS | April 12, 2023

PHOTOS | Mika the Military Working Dog retires after nine years service

By Thomas Coney 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Mika, a Military Working Dog with the 802nd Security Forces Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland retired April 10, 2023 after nine years of service.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Sleger, 502nd Security Forces Group commander, officiated the ceremony and was accompanied by Staff Sgt. Austin Clark, 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler.

For more information about the Military Working Dog program, visit the 341st Training Squadron web page at