Military Dog Picture of the Week. (September 20th, 2012)
Brake, a Syracuse Police Department working dog, sprints towards his target during water confidence and aggression training held at the East Canyon State Park reservoir, Utah, Aug. 21, 2012. The water confidence and aggression training strengthened the K-9′s ability to subdue and detect in an unfamiliar environment. Most of the dogs had never been in water outside of routine baths.
(Photo by Staff Sgt. Julianne Showalter)
(I know that wasn’t a military dog but I thought it was a terrific picture of our brother in the police department)
Staff Sgt. Gizmo, a patrol narcotics detection dog, makes his way through the back entrance of the livestock barn at the Puyallup Fair, Wash., Sept. 7. He and his military police-dog handler, Sgt. Todd Neveu, showcased a bite demonstration to display the military working dogs training on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah E. Enos, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Staff Sgt. Barret Chappelle, 100th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, RAF Mildenhall, and MWD Zulton, 100th SFS, perform a second sweep of a building to ensure there are no dangers during a joint U.S. and Royal Air Force exercise, Sept. 6, 2012, at Stanford Training Area, Thetford. Two 100th SFS MWDs and their handlers assisted in the joint exercise to make the training scenario more realistic. (Photo by Senior Airman Ethan Morgan)
And finally the most famous Miliary Working Dog!
Maya, Alena and Kayla, students at Bunny Bears Preschool, reach up to pet “McGruff the Crime Dog,” played by Lance Cpl. Steven E. Evans, a crime prevention officer at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and a Payson, Ariz., native, during a crime prevention presentation at Bunny Bears Preschool Aug. 3. The Provost Marshal’s Office sends McGruff out to local schools two to three times each month to talk to children about stranger danger, bicycle safety and crime prevention awareness.
Note: Permanent dog handlers in the United States Military are all police related troops. So in the Army and Marines dog handlers are military police. In the Navy they are master of arms. In the Air Force they are Security Forces.
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