Fort Campbell Validates Working Dogs

By Sgt. Leejay LockhartMay 8, 2013

Sgt. Nicholas Arnold, a specialized search dog handler, and Staff Sgt. J. R., a specialized search dog, both assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),  stops for a short break during a military working dog certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The certification course validates their ability to detect odors as a team and is a prerequisite for deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Nicholas Arnold, a specialized search dog handler, and Staff Sgt. J. R., a specialized search dog, both assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stops for a short break during a military working dog certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The certification course validates their ability to detect odors as a team and is a prerequisite for deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Lifeliners) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. J.R., a specialized search dog assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), plays with his toy moments after correctly identifying an objective during a military working certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. J.R. can detect 22 different odors and he identified 21 improvised explosive devices made from homemade explosives during his last deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. J.R., a specialized search dog assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), plays with his toy moments after correctly identifying an objective during a military working certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. J.R. can detect 22 different odors and he identified 21 improvised explosive devices made from homemade explosives during his last deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Lifeliners) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Macagg, the U.S. Army Forces Command military working dog plans and training noncommissioned officer, gives feedback to Sgt. Nicholas Arnold, a specialized search dog handler, assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the conclusion of a certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. In addition to the certification course, Macagg also conducted an annual military working dog kennel inspection during his visit to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Macagg, the U.S. Army Forces Command military working dog plans and training noncommissioned officer, gives feedback to Sgt. Nicholas Arnold, a specialized search dog handler, assigned to the 510th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the conclusion of a certification course May 7, at Fort Campbell, Ky. In addition to the certification course, Macagg also conducted an annual military working dog kennel inspection during his visit to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Lifeliners) VIEW ORIGINAL