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  • International military students tour military working dog facilities

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – More than 50 international students recently took a break from their courses at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy for a field studies program that took them away their desks and into the facilities that house military working dogs.
  • Working dog team travels overseas to purchase four-legged trainees

    NOWY BUGAJ, Poland – Travel is a regularity for the 341st Training Squadron and Department of Defense Veterinary Service working dog procurement team. These trips are vital to procure working dogs for the DoD and Transportation Security Administration.
  • Five 37th TRG instructors earn AETC master instructor designation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Training squadrons rely on instructors to train the next generation of Airmen on the technical skills needed to perform in their career field specialties. Many Airmen come here as formal technical training instructors; however, few earn the designation of master instructor – the highest honor Air Education and Training Command bestows on instructors.
  • Four-legged students to train in new ‘classroom’ designed for explosive detection

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Canines enrolled in the Military Working Dog training program here now get to put their skills to the test in a new “classroom” designed specifically for explosive or narcotics detection training.
  • Physical, occupational therapy addresses injury prevention for MWD handlers

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-CHAPMAN TRAINING ANNEX, Texas – In a physically and mentally demanding occupation, 341st Training Squadron military working dog (MWD) handlers are exposed to risks. These risks are typically workplace injuries.
  • 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 that became the forefront of everyday operations.
  • 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 to reflect as wingmen.
  • 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 Elementary School during a virtual canine demonstration, May 18, 2020. 
  • Retired MWDs looking for family, homes, couches

    Thousands of Military Working Dogs are stationed around the world placing themselves in harm’s way detecting bombs, land mines and subduing threatening people; all in the name of keeping Americans safe. Eventually, these canines retire and some can be adopted by the public to live as a couch potato.
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