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Dog teams use training as opportunity to build rapport

CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, OKINAWA, Japan – Military working dog handlers and their dogs executed explosives and narcotics detection, patrolling and bite work training Aug. 7 in the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan.

During the scenarios, the dogs searched for hidden narcotics and explosives along a trail and in a building. The patrol training involved dogs running down an assistant in protective gear, clearing a building and working on directional skills.

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