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Air Education and Training Command News

  • Biting weather makes for impressive team endeavors during MWD evacuation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Coordinated efforts brought more than 300 volunteers together to safely secure military working dogs (MWD) before an Arctic blast hit the South Texas region Feb. 14, 2021. Impending freezing temperatures, ice, and snow resulted in a large-scale evacuation

  • 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.

  • Ruck Racism: JBSA community leans in

    On June 13, 2020, members from across the JBSA-Lackland come together as a military community in a show of solitary in hopes to bring awareness and compassion to a very sensitive and complex topic. This Ruck Racism event was an an opportunity to take a moment to express, to listen, to understand and

  • Local civic group virtually immerses in MWD handler training at JBSA

    Cadre members of the 341st Training Squadron’s K-9 Handlers course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland showcased the training military members undergo to become military working dog handlers during a virtual demonstration for members of the San Antonio Rotary Club of Fair Oaks Ranch Texas, June 3,

  • Photos: 56th SFS at Luke AFB conducts presence patrol

    Nicholas Corral, 56th Security Forces Squadron Defense Air Force Police chief, patrols during an anti-theft operation May 21, 2020, at the Luke Air Force Base auxiliary range in Ariz. Luke defenders conducted a presence patrol to ensure the security and safety of Luke assets and property. The 56th

  • 4th Graders go behind the 'virtual' scenes with K-9 training

    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

  • Paw Prints in the Field: The History of K9 Veterans

    Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is known as the hub for U.S. Military Working Dog training for all of the armed forces. The kennels on JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Chapman Training Annex are where each dog gets their start, but the history of military working dogs begins even further back than Lackland

  • Luke MWD finds a home in retirement

    The military working dog looked up at his handler, eyes wide in anticipation of what was to come after a retirement pin was added to his collar. DC had spied 40 bright yellow tennis ball underneath each chair occupied at his retirement ceremony. The K-9 had attended ceremonies before while helping

  • A look at Luke’s MWDs

    MWD’s and their handlers at Luke AFB, Arizona, protect more than 7,000 personnel and assist local law enforcement in keeping the public safe.

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