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  • Military working dog detection training

    Szarik, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, chews a toy after completing his objective during detection training Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dogs are rewarded each time they locate a target and alert their handlers to it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • Military working dogs scout training

    Iras, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, waits to begin a training session March 23, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The MWD handlers work with the dogs regularly to ensure they are ready to respond to real-world operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin

  • MWD retires from McConnell after 62 dog years

    A furry member of Team McConnell recently retired from the 22nd Security Forces Squadron after dedicating most of her life to being a military working dog. Djule was a patrol and explosives detection dog, and along with her time stateside, spent six months deployed to Kuwait in 2013 in support of