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Air Force Dogs show off skills

 

Last updated 9/2/2021 at 2:51pm

Matt Stephens

Michelle H. Chang, 2d Lt, USAF plays with 1 ½ yr old Eli the base morale dog.

FAIRCHILD – -- In celebration of National Dog Day, Fairchild Air Force Base showcased the skills of both military and morale dogs on Aug. 25.

Airmen based at Fairchild demonstrated both military canines and a support pooch during the presentations.

Trained military dogs like 5-year-old Belgian Malinois, MWD Fanni, are on base to help protect residents and visitors.

Staff Sgt. Raymond Dwoznik said the military work dogs do receive some basic obedience training before being registered and moved on base. That enables an easy transition into the training methods used by handlers on...



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