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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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Air Force Base.
  • 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.
  • When a military working dog tells her story

    Daria, a military working dog with the 60th Security Forces Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, tells us what it's like as the new dog in the squad.
  • When a military working dog tells her story

    Daria, a military working dog with the 60th Security Forces Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, tells us what it's like as the new dog in the squad.
  • MWD Foster Puppy Program raises future four-legged warriors

    The Joint Base San Antonio military working dog foster puppy program places fosters with four-legged future warriors for six months before they enter the next phase of specialized training.
  • MWD hospital keeps canine warriors fit for duty

    The Lt. Col. Daniel E. Holland Memorial Military Working Dog Hospital at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland provides specialty care for animals from more than 200 places around the world where military working dogs serve, while also supporting the Air Force’s 341st Training Squadron.
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