KFOR military working dog handlers train with MAT Kosovo

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Regional Command-East, Kosovo Force, travelled to Peja/Peć on March 9 to train with Mine Action Training Kosovo, a humanitarian demining school that trains students in explosive ordnance disposal and identification. 1st Lt. Taylor Firn, officer Read More …

Air Force Security Forces Center to improve U.S. government-wide working dog programs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Security Forces Center-led Government Working Dog Category Intelligence Team aims to improve the cost, process and procurement of government working dogs across 14 federal agencies. The team recently submitted the Working Read More …

Mumbai: Sniffer dogs participate in Navy’s simulated bomb threat exercise, slither down from chopper

Two Explosive Sniffing Dogs, named Minki and Mukti, trained to sniff out explosives, were slithered down from a naval helicopter onto the offshore oil platform Neelam as part of a simulated bomb threat during the recently concluded Exercise Prasthan and Read More …

Indian Army Day 2021: Here’s Looking at the Canine Unit Who Form a ‘Pawsome’ Part of the Forces

It is not just arms and ammunition that provide strength to the Indian Army Soldiers, but dogs as well who have become an integral part of the forces. As we celebrate Army Day on January 15, we should not forget Read More …

Meet Bonny, the first British military search dog deployed to Mali

Lance Corporal Grant Stevens and his companion Bonny are part of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team newly deployed to Mali A three-hundred strong task group of British soldiers has arrived in Mali as part of the UN Peacekeeping Mission (MINUSMA). Read More …

US Army K9 and handler honored for discovering IED cache in Syria

An Army canine earned rare military honors this month after discovering a cache of explosives in Syria while deployed as part of the U.S.-led mission to defeat the Islamic State. Fritz, a 4.5-year-old military working dog who joined the kennels Read More …

Trusty tandems: Soldiers – with their military working dogs – seek TRADOC certification here to operate as effective teams

FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 3, 2020) — Military members, no matter when they served, grow accustomed to performance standards and the various means by which they are gauged. Not even military working dogs are exempt from these longstanding practices to Read More …