100 Images From/De Afghanistan - Day 82 | Jour 82
English/Anglais IS2008-9178 October 27, 2008 KANDAHAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN The use of K9 teams has proved essential in the detection of booby traps, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other explosives that would otherwise be undetectable to modern technologies, greatly increasing soldier safety. The Canadian Armed Forces have conducted operations in Afghanistan for more than 12 years in a number of different roles involving air, land and sea assets. CAF activities included combat…
Navy SEAL Dogs - My Tale of Training Canines for Combat Book Review - Organized 31
My 11-year old loves to read and is always looking for new and interesting books to read. He enjoys reading nonfiction books. He and I were both excited when we were given the opportunity to review Navy SEAL Dogs – My Tale of Training Canines for Combat by Michael Ritland. This book came justKeep Reading...
Pararescueman Senior Airman Jason Fischman hoists an Army tactical explosive detection dog into a HH-60G Pave Hawk during a joint rescue training scenario June 21, 2013, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. This training was a first for both branches and prepared them for future rescue missions. Fischman is deployed to 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)
Marine Corp dog is awarded the highest honor for animals
Marine Corps dog Lucca, aged 12, travelled to the Wellington Barracks in London from California with her owner Sergeant Chris Willington to be presented with the highest honour for service dogs.
Heroes – theCHIVE
While there are some cities and military cemeteries that already honor our nation’s four-legged service members with statues, plaques, and memorials, this is the first national monument dedicated to U.S. military working dogs. The U.S. Working Dog Teams National Monument, which honors military dogs that have served since World War II.
386th ESFS military working dogs [Image 5 of 7]
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, gets affectionately licked by his dog, Xarius, June 3, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Bush is deployed from the 28th Security Forces Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Bush hails from Chicago, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) More photos: dvidshub.net/r/yebxdt