Post Tagged with: "military working dog"


Rogo, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog in training, pulls on a toy July 12 on Ramstein. Rogo arrived at Ramstein June 29 from training and must undergo a 90-day trial period to ensure he has what it takes to be an MWD.

86th SFS welcomes new MWD

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Almost all Airmen can remember their first few months in the Air Force — going through the Military Entrance Processing Station, entering Basic Military Training, moving on to technical school and finally making it to their first duty station.

July 21, 2016 ×


Staff Sgt. Michael Smith, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, receives an American flag during a memorial service in honor of his MWD Brutus Nov. 20 on Ramstein. Brutus served with the 86th SFS as a patrol explosive detection dog, where he deployed three times in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

86th SFS hosts MWD memorial

Photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller
December 4, 2015 ×


Charlie, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, watches Staff Sgt. Lance Oaks, 86th SFS MWD trainer, during command 
training on Ramstein. Training involves various scenarios from detecting ordnances and narcotics to chasing a threat, ensuring the K-9 and handler are ready for any situation.

Meet Ramstein’s four-legged guardians

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ensuring the safety of the public, standing vigilant and being constantly on the lookout for danger is the way of the military working dog.

January 9, 2014 ×