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  • 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.

  • Handlers form bonds with their military working dogs

    Military working dogs and their handlers spend almost every day together, working and training, forming a strong bond. Having that bond is important as the handler's voice is the one they listen to and it creates a trust between the two.