Military Dog Picture of the Week. (July 25th, 2012): Dogs Down Under
Military Working Dog Handler Leading Aircraftwoman Samantha Vassallo and Military Working dog ‘Ally’ practice winching during continuation training at RAAF Tindal. CHC Helicopters and RAAF Tindal Security Police dog section conducting winch training, the training provides both SAR and RAAF Security Police a chance to maintain and increase their Search and Rescue skills. (Photo by LAC Terry Hartin)
Military Working Dog Handler Aircraftman Lloyd Burbage and Military Working Dog ‘Khan’, practice winching techniques before attempting the real thing. CHC Helicopters and RAAF Tindal Security Police dog section conducting winch training, the training provides both SAR and RAAF Security Police a chance to maintain and increase their Search and Rescue skills. (Photo by LAC Terry Hartin)
Leading Aircraftwoman Heather Shepherd and Kruger, her military working dog, spend time together at RAAF Base Darwin. Military Working Dog (MWD) Kruger and Leading Aircraftwoman Heather Shepherd have been working together since 2008. MWD Kruger is now finishing his Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) career. They have worked together at RAAF Base Williamtown and were then posted to 13 Squadron at RAAF Base Darwin in early 2012. 13 Squadron Military Working Dog Section provides security for the base. (Photo by ABIS James Whittle )
Military Working Dog Handler Corporal Damien Martin and Military Working Dog ‘Trooper’, prepare to attack (using blank ammunition) the enemies’ position during a training exercise. Military working dog section at RAAF Tindal practice fire and movement techniques on a regular basis. This training is assisting the Military Working Dogs prepare for the increased activity during Exercise Pitch Black 2012. Security Police is providing critical support to RAAF Base Tindal for Exercise Pitch Black 2012. One of these elements is the unit’s Military Working Dogs and Handlers, both of whom are highly trained to provide security to the base and its high value
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