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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.

 




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