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  • The legacy of MWD Nemo and Robert ‘Bob’ Thorneburg

    Vietnam War Veteran Airman Robert "Bob" Throneburg and his partner, Military Working Dog Nemo, have an enduring legacy within the working dog community. On April 2, Throneburg’s family came to see the impacts of this legacy in person when they visited the 341st Training Squadron.

  • 37th Training Wing - MWD Program strengthens families and the force

    The journey of a military working dog from raw potential to a fully trained warrior is not quick and easy. This transformation commences within the homes of puppy foster families. As the result of one such home, the Air Force Defender community recently gained another four-legged warrior within its

  • 49th SFS Airman assists local police during bomb threat

    On January 7th, around 11 in the morning, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elyse Mora, 49th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, was at her house watching a movie when she got a call from one of her supervisors. 

  • Laughlin | Working with our Air Force’s Four-Legged Defenders

    Military Working Dogs (MWD) provide a variety of services, including the detection of explosives and drug searches, tracking of personnel and suspects, patrol of restricted areas, and protection of military installations. Keeping these dogs' skills strong and honed is essential – this is where MWD

  • Goodfellow | Honoring Ajola

    Senior Airman Jordan Arredondo walks into the dog kennels at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, hearing all the dogs barking, but one stands out to his ears. This bark was unique and extra raspy but just as loud as the others.

  • 341st Training Squadron holds first military working dog expo

    The 341st Training Squadron held its first military working dog expo Nov. 18 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Squadron personnel spent the morning doing detection, obedience, and patrol demonstrations. They also had a weapons display from the 37th Training Support Squadron Combat Arms

  • Photos: Vietnam Security Police Association at Luke AFB

    Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Nelson, Vietnam Security Police Association president, speaks during the annual reunion of the VSPA, Oct. 7, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The VSPA visited Luke AFB’s Air Park and remembered those who were lost in the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air

  • JBSA - Lackland | Gentle leaders for gentle giants

    Considering the 37th Training Wing is home to training all military working dogs for the Department of Defense and other agencies, it is no surprise Airmen from the 341st Training Squadron found a new way to improve the exercise of the gentle giants of our force – using a gentle leader. A gentle

  • AFSFC launches software to monitor health of MWDs

    The Air Force Security Forces Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has officially launched the Kennel Health Assessment 2.0 project to ascertain the holistic state of all of the kennels across the U.S. Air Force and ensure the well-being of all Military Working Dogs.