U.S. Marines, Military Working Dogs Conduct Ordnance Disposal Training on Camp Leatherneck

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Triba directs Page, a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, to search the ground during training on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Dog handlers work with such dogs to clear routes and other duties in a combat environment. Triba, a rifleman, is assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and Page is assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Dogs trained to detect improvised explosive devices wait in their kennels before a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Scott Brown loads Knight, a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, into a kennel before a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Brown, a kennel supervisor, is assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Doc, a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, retrieves a bumper during a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Doc is assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Clint Price directs Ace II, a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, during a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Price, a dog handler, and Ace II are assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan Stroad, right, directs Knight, a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, during a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Stroad, a dog handler, is assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Clint Price uses a whistle along with hand and arm signals to direct a dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices during a training session on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 19, 2013. Price, a dog handler, is assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline