PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan ñ A military working dog wears his Doggles, his assigned Personal Protective Equipment to protect his eyes, as a Chinook Helicopter takes off, kicking up dust and debris, during an Air Assault operation Soldiers of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 172nd Cavalry Regiment, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conducted May 11. The Soldiers visited a remote village in the Parwan Province to conduct a key leader engagement with village elders. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Brace, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)
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
Lance Cpl. Nathaniel Miller and Military Working Dog Beano give each other a ‘chest bump’ before working a training scenario at the Yuma Proving Grounds July 26. The duo was part of a demonstration for some of the Army Test and Evaluation Command’s top officers, enlisted and civilian personnel. They demonstrated locating explosives and aggression work amid the sounds of machine-gun fire.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant)
Wilbur, a U.S. Marine Corps military working dog with a Marine special operations team, takes a break with his handler after successfully searching a build site for an Afghan Local Police (ALP) checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 30, 2013. The ALP complemented counterinsurgency efforts by assisting and supporting rural areas with a limited Afghan National Security Forces presence. (DoD photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau/Released)