Sheppard K-9s working

NA

Staff Sgt. Emilee Bunn, 82nd Security Forces Squadron K-9 Handler, with Military Working Dog (MWD) Eespn and Tech Sgt. Brandon Ouderkirk, 82nd SFS kennel master, with MWD Konga, demonstrate the abilities of MWD's at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. MWD’s are trained to detect narcotics, explosive material, assist with suspect apprehension and intruder detection, maintain good order and discipline and to ensure the safety of Sheppard AFB populace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Tech. Sgt. Brandon Ouderkirk, 82nd Security Forces Squadron kennel master, with Military Working Dog, Konga perform a controlled aggression exercise at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. Controlled aggression is used to provide a psychological deterrence and can be used to defend their handlers during threatening situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Konga, a Militar Working Dog (MWD), provides over watch for Tech Sgt. Brandon Ouderkirk, 82nd Security Forces Squadron kennel master, while conducting search procedures at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. The scenario-based training is vital to ensure the MWD will perform on command in a time of need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Military Working Dog (MWD) Konga is performing a vehicle extraction on Staff Sgt. Emilee Bunn, 82nd Security Forces Squadron, a K-9 handler at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. Vehicle extractions can be used in situations where it is too dangerous for an officer to assist a non-compliant suspect out of the vehicle and typically a serious crime or offence warrents the release of the MWD. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Konga, a MIlitary Working Dog (MWD) bites Staff Sgt. Emillee Bunn, 82nd Security Forces Squadron K-9 handler, during a controlled aggression training session at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. Controlled aggression certified MWDs seek, detect, bite and hold, and guard suspects on command during patrol. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Staff Sgt. Emilee Bunn and Military Working Dog (MWD), Eespn conducts daily basic obedience tasks during the K-9 demonstration at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. The obstacle course is used to build Bunn's confidence in negotiating similar obstacles that Eespn may encounter in the field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)

NA

Staff Sgt. Emilee Bunn and Military Working Dog (MWD), Eespn conduct daily basic obedience tasks during the K-9 demonstration at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27. Hurdles are used to test the dogs ability to negotiate over obstacles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alan R. Quevy)