Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher Bonebrake, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Sgt. Brian Curd, a dog handler, waits for UStaff Sgt. Allen, a mine-detection dog, to finish checking a route during a training session at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013. Curd and Allen are both attached to the 49th Engineer Detachment (mine dogs) based out of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and deployed to detect mines for line units and clear minefields for expansion.