MWDs take a bite out of crime

Staff Sgt. Max Soto, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog kennel master, guides his K-9, “Atom,” on a balance beam as part of an obstacle course Dec. 9, 2010, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The MWD handlers use the obstacle course to train the K-9’s versatility with different terrains to keep them in good physical shape. “Atom,” a narcotic detection dog, is among McConnell’s nine K-9s that specialize in either detecting explosives or narcotics. MWDs allow Security Forces to enforce military laws and regulations, suppress the use of illegal drugs, detect explosives and protect installations and resources during peacetime, war and in support of operations other than war. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Maria A. Ruiz)

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