Local

May 3, 2013

‘Take a bite outta crime:’ Airmen, Sailors participate in K-9 training

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Falconer, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog handler, and Arco, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog, search vehicles for explosives during explosive training April 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Air Force and Navy military working dog handlers participate in joint training to learn additional training tactics and exchange training ideas.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Falconer, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog handler, impersonates an adversary while Pike, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, bites him during a military working dog training April 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Like other highly specialized items of equipment, military working dogs complement and enhance the capabilities of the military police.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Falconer, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog handler, rewards Arco, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog, after finding explosives during explosive search training April 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The military working dogs are rewarded for good performance.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Arco, Naval Air Station Fallon Security Department military working dog, sits during explosive search training April 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. When a military working dog finds explosives they sit, then wait for the handler to acknowledge the find and “release” the dog from its sit.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

AFAS helps ease financial stress

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Hiroko Bush, 99th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant, accepts a Nellis Airman’s Air Force Financial Aid Society application at the Airman and Family Re...
 
 

AF to change instructions for oaths

WASHINGTON — The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words “So help me God” from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses. In response to concerns raised by Airmen, the Department of the Air Force requested an opinion from...
 
 

Why I became a victim advocate for fellow Airmen

Editor’s note: Though the author chose to remain anonymous, this is the real story of one Airman’s experience with sexual assault. Be mindful that no two sexual assault stories are the same. If you, or anyone you know, has been or is currently a victim of any sexual crime, contact the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator...
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

USAF A3, former USAFWS commandant visits Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Lt. Gen. Burton M. Field, deputy chief of staff of Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., is sprayed by his wife Lisa after hi...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

Shedding light on patient advocates

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Master Sgt. Bryan Anderson, 99th Medical Group patient advocate, speaks with a patient at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 15....
 
 

F-35 on time to deliver global security, Air Force official said

WASHINGTON — Work leading up the completion of the multinational F-35 program is largely on track, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office executive officer said in remarks during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 15. Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan reported steady progress across all elements of...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin