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  • Rookie MWD Ssoto trains to be mission ready

    The most recent MWD to arrive at Hill Air Force Base is Ssoto, a two-year-old Belgian Malinois, who joined the 75th Security Forces Squadron in March 2023. Ssoto is an explosive detection dog and has spent the past few months training and bonding with his handler, Staff Sgt. Daniel Duarte.

  • 75th SFS MWD and handler bond on first deployment

    One four-legged hero from here, MWD Bak, with just a few months under his collar as a military working dog, deployed with his handler, Staff Sgt. Edward Lopez, to provide security at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.

  • 75th Security Forces Squadron welcomes new MWDs

    Introducing military working dogs Artyi and Bak, two additions to the 75th Security Forces Squadron K-9 team from the military working dog program at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • 'End of watch:' Defenders, family pay final respects to MWD Cvoky

    Retired military working dog Cvoky (See-vokee) was honored earlier this month during an end of watch ceremony in front of family members and fellow Defenders from the 75th Security Forces Squadron here. The 116-pound Belgian Malinois had been suffering from lymphoma cancer over the past few months

  • 75th SFS Military Working Dogs train

    Military working dogs train as much as their human counterparts. Explosive detection dogs are brought through a field course where detonated explosive making materials are placed in various places for them to sniff out. Drug detection dogs train in sniffing out drugs in vehicles, buildings and the

  • Joint training boosts working dog programs

    Hill’s 75th Security Forces Squadron dog handlers and their military working dogs recently teamed with local and regional partners for a joint training exercise on base to detect homemade and military grade explosives.