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Military Working Dog Program strengthens families and the force
September 5, 2023
Military Working Dog AAbaba

AFSFC tests new tool to streamline MWD kennel projects across DAF
June 7, 2023
AFSFC develops Kennel Health Assessment Tool to provide data on DAF kennels across the enterprise.

PHOTOS | Mika the Military Working Dog retires after nine years service
April 12, 2023
Security Forces Military Working Dog K9 Mika Retires

JBSA-Randolph dog handlers continue the mission
December 29, 2022
dog with mouth open

341st Training Squadron holds first military working dog expo
November 23, 2022
341st Training Squadron holds first military working dog expo

37th Training Wing: Gentle leaders for gentle giants
September 26, 2022
341st Training Squadron implements gentle leaders for MWDs

Actor Channing Tatum visits JBSA, Military Working Dogs
February 17, 2022
Actor Channing Tatum visits JBSA, Military Working Dogs

341st TRS opens third specialized MWD training lab
January 12, 2022
Ribbon cutting ceremony at MWD lab

AFSFC assessment tool improves health, readiness of military working dogs
July 6, 2021
Nelson, a military working dog at the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida.

Working dog team travels overseas to purchase four-legged trainees
June 25, 2021
Man holds dog back on chain while another man approaches dog.

Air Force Security Forces Center to improve U.S. government-wide working dog programs
March 4, 2021
Sofi, 9th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) military working dog, waits with her handler Staff Sgt. Jason Herrier, at a simulated checkpoint during military working dog detection training on Beale Air Force Base.

AMEDD Board tests Canine Thermal Monitor, Mobile Application and Collar at JBSA-Lackland
September 4, 2020
Staff Sgt. Jacob Howard, a Military Working Dog handler, and MWD Ppuritan are evaluated by a U.S. Army Medical Department Board test officer.

AFSFC launches software to monitor health of Military Working Dogs
July 17, 2020
Vanda, a military working dog, or MWD, trainee assigned to the 341st Training Squadron, runs through a tunnel during obedience training Nov. 17, 2016, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The course is designed to improve agility, reaction time and stamina in the military working dogs as part of their training.

SA Rotary Club members virtually immerse in K-9 handler training
June 9, 2020
Military working dog handler training students from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy pose for a photo following a K-9 demonstration for the Fair Oaks, Texas, Rotary Club June 3, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Fourth graders go behind the 'virtual' scenes at K-9 training
May 21, 2020
The 341st Training Squadron conducts all military working dog initial training as well as all MWD handlers courses for the Department of Defense right here at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. This elite team was able to share what they do with a class of 4th grade students from Buda Elementary School during a virtual canine demonstration, May 18, 2020.

Paw Prints in the Field: The History of K9 Veterans
March 11, 2020
Military Working Dogs

AETC names Training Support Officer of the Year
February 24, 2020
Maj. Tate Grogan

Area school superintendents, administrators tour JBSA-Lackland
January 28, 2020
Staff Sgt. Matthew Erfman, 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler (left) and Staff Sgt. Sean Tucker, 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler (right) conduct a demonstration with military working dog Tarzan before a group of area school superintendents and administrators at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Annex Jan. 23. The group of 15 school superintendents and administrators toured JBSA-Lackland at the invitation of JBSA leaders.

Girl Scouts gain awareness of Air Force operations
August 16, 2019
South West Texas Girl Scout Troop 367 toured Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Aug. 9,  witnessing a military working dog demonstration at the 902nd Security Forces Squadron kennel, visiting the 902nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department and touring the base’s static aircraft display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sabrina Fine)

JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio honor Military Working Dogs
August 16, 2019
U.S. Air Force members, Robert Carr (center), Post Master of San Antonio, and local volunteers of the K-9 program pose for a photo during the Military Working Dog Stamp ceremony Aug. 15, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Medina Annex. The stamp honors dogs who have served in the U.S. armed forces since the U.S. Army created the War Dog Program K-9 Corps and began training man’s best friend in March 1942.