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  • Dental team helps keep the bite in the fight

    While in a deployed environment Medical Group dental team treat expeditionary Airmen for a variety of ailments. One lesser-known capability that may surprise some is the dental procedures they perform on our four-legged Airmen. This capability was recently tested as the dental team, deployed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, performed a dental operation on a military working dog.
  • Train like you fight: Recce MWDs receive new training area

    The 9th Security Forces Squadron military working dog unit recently completed a new training area designed to enhance the companionship between handlers and their dogs The area provides a safer training environment and it features a shaded overhangs to keep it cool, a turf field, and a variety of training obstacles, which mimic real-world obstacles.
  • Mountain Home Air Force Base opens new military working dog obedience course

    The 366th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers demonstrated the new MWD obedience course to a group of Gunfighters Nov. 29, 2017. The new course was built after wear and tear of the previous course and a rodent native to Mountain Home, commonly known as a whistle pig, made the course unusable.
  • Offutt dentist helps furry patient get back to work

    Dasty, an Offutt military working dog, was brought in to the base Veterinary Treatment Facility by his handler last month for a routine dental cleaning when a fractured tooth was discovered. Through a pre-established agreement, a dentist from the 55th Dental Squadron and his assistant were called to assist with a root canal procedure.
  • 355th SFS: a day in the life of a defender

    The 355th Security Forces Squadron mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable Air Force, joint and coalition mission success. Security Forces members are responsible for ensuring the safety of base weapons, property and personnel from hostile forces. The 355th SFS consists of over 300 military and civilian personnel.
  • Offutt honors retiring military working dogs

    A hush fell over the guard mount room of the 55th Security Forces Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., June 28. Rows of Team Offutt members rose respectfully to await the official party. It was retirement season, but this was no normal retirement – while there would be awards given, cake eaten and speeches made, the focus was on two German Shepherds who trotted in, one after another, held loosely on leashes by handlers.
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