April 20, 2007
By Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall
Staff Sgt. Kevin Reese and Grek share a bonding experience at the start of the operation.
Grek and his comrades move into Buhriz, where Grek hopes to sniff out explosives and get a special doggy treat.
Grek sniffs for IEDs along the road.
The man-dog team search a vehicle for explosives.
The Soldiers hear gunfire nearby. Grek looks to Staff Sgt. Kevin Reese for instructions.
Pfc. Robert Nugent uses his scope after hearing more gunfire; this time less than 100 meters away. Grek is laying low.
The team searches an alley.
Area residents like the friendly dog.
The operation has been a success. Grek and comrades enjoy a well-earned rest.