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Staff Sgt. Christina Mallard, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, prepares a MWD to board a U.S. Army HH-60 Black hawk

Staff Sgt. Christina Mallard, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, prepares a MWD to board a U.S. Army HH-60 Black hawk helicopter at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. The MWD handlers gradually exposed the MWDs to the helicopters to familiarize them with the noises and vibrations to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

Senior Airman Cierra Ratliff, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, stands alongside MWD Benny as she awaits the landing of a U.S. Army HH-60 Black Hawk

Senior Airman Cierra Ratliff, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, stands alongside MWD Benny as she awaits the landing of a U.S. Army HH-60 Black Hawk at U.S. Army Training Area Bayonne, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. The MWD handlers gradually exposed the MWDs to the helicopters to familiarize them with the noises and vibrations to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

A Military Working Dog assigned to the 51st Security Forces squadron, returns to his MWD handler

A Military Working Dog assigned to the 51st Security Forces squadron, returns to his MWD handler at U.S. Army Training Area Bayonne, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. While aboard the U.S. Army HH-60 Black Hawk, the muzzled MWDs received familiar commands to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

Staff Sgt. Brandon Mitchell, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, secures protective eyewear on MWD Diego

Staff Sgt. Brandon Mitchell, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, secures protective eyewear on MWD Diego at U.S. Army Training Area Bayonne, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, on September 24, 2021. MWD’s were equipped with protective eye and hearing protection to protect them while flying during their training scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

Senior Airman Yamiluis Colon-Infante, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, releases his MWD during an apprehension training scenario

Senior Airman Yamiluis Colon-Infante, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, releases his MWD during an apprehension training scenario at U.S. Army Training Area Bayonne, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. The MWD handlers gradually exposed the MWDs to the helicopters to familiarize them with the noises and vibrations to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

A Military Working Dog assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing Security Forces squadron, returns to his MWD handler

A Military Working Dog assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing Security Forces squadron, returns to his MWD handler at U.S. Army Training Area Bayonne, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. The handlers gradually exposed the MWDs to the helicopters to familiarize them with the noises and vibrations to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

Staff Sgt. Kyle Ashton Young, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, prepares MWD Afrika to board a U.S. Army HH-60 Black hawk

Staff Sgt. Kyle Ashton Young, 51st Security Forces squadron, military working dog handler, prepares MWD Afrika to board a U.S. Army HH-60 Black hawk at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 24, 2021. The MWD handlers gradually exposed the MWDs to the helicopters to familiarize them with the noises and vibrations to reduce their anxiety while flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevyn Allen)

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