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  • MacDill after dark: EOD, 6th SFS use NVGs for first-time joint training

    The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team and the 6th Security Forces Squadron military working dog team often use training exercises to always be prepared for any challenges that they may encounter with improvised explosive devices. During the Oct. 20 training exercise, six EOD technicians and three military working dog handlers trained on their NVG proficiency while four EOD team leaders and one MWD team leader provided training oversight and evaluation.
  • Doggone bombs: Team MacDill integrates joint force counter-IED training

    The 6th CES/EOD flight held an integrated training with 6th SFS military working dog teams, aeromedical technicians with the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron and veterinary technicians with the U.S. Army Public Health Activity, Fort Gordon, MacDill branch, from Dec. 9 to 13, at MacDill Air Force Base, and Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida.
  • MacDill’s military working dogs, handlers train at Adventure Island

    Barking and splashing signifies military working dogs and their handlers from the 6th Security Forces Squadron navigating through obstacles during water aggression training at Adventure Island amusement park in Tampa, Oct. 29, 2018.
  • Base Leadership visits with 6th SFS MWD

    Col. April Vogel, coomander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Col. Jennifer Crossman, vice commander of the 6th AMW, and Chief Master Sgt. Melanie Noel, command chief of the 6th AMW, visited the 6th Security Forces Squadron miitary working dog section during an immersion, Nov. 7, 2017 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. While visiting the MWD