Troops Train Dogs at Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A military working dog sprints through a field while being trained at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • A military working dog grabs Air Force Senior Airman Melissa Goodhile, a military police student, at the Defense Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Amy Boone trains a dog to search for explosives aboard an airframe at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013. Boone is a working dog handler. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • A military working dog searches for explosives in a parking lot while being trained at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • A military working dog handler wraps a leash around her wrist while training at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • A military working dog bites into a cushioned arm while being trained at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Paul Cruz, a dog handler, returns his dog to the kennel after a day of training at the Defense Department's Military Working Dog School on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • A military working dog handler helps an animal care specialist prepare a dog for surgery at the Holland Military Dog Hospital on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 4, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Goggles protect a military working dog, his handler, Kyle Miller, a Defense Department civilian, and Army Pvt. 1st Class Kristi Deal from a laser being used to help heal a wound after surgery in the Holland Military Dog Hospital on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 4, 2013. Deal is an animal care specialist. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Army Maj. Nicholas Cabano, right, chief of surgery at the Holland Military Working Dog Hospital, performs surgery on a military working dog with the help of Army Spec. Kate Cordon on Joint Base San Antonio, Dec. 4, 2013.  DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument stands on Joint Base San Antonio in San Antonio, Dec. 4, 2013. The city also is home to the Defense Departent's Military Working Dog School and the Holland Military Dog Hospital. DOD photo by EJ Hersom