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  • National Dog Day with Kirtland's MWDs

    Staff Sgt. Richard Bong, 377th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, supports MWD Piri during an obedience training session at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., August 22, 2022. MWD's are trained to detect explosives and drugs, perform attacking tactics, patrol bases and deploy

  • K-9s undergo water aggression training

    Staff Sgt. Ryan Van Dyke, 341st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, agitates K-9 Paul during water aggression bitework training Sept. 7, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The K-9 teams used the base pool to showcase and improve how their partners would react when placed in

  • Team Malmstrom gains a future K-9 veteran

    Military working dogs and handlers support defense posture by providing a psychological deterrent and increased security, as well as serving local communities in aid requests, such as bomb detections and drug inspections.The 341st Security Forces Squadron MWD unit was assigned a new female K-9,