• MWD Jocky retires

    U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog, Jocky retired after six years of service April 19, 2024 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. MWD Jocky was awarded a certificate by the 354th Security Forces Squadron for his meritorious service during his retirement ceremony. During his time in service, MWD Jocky

  • Pet Cemetery: MWD memorial garden given new life

    Prior to this summer, the memorial garden had lost its shine and perhaps had gone forgotten. That was when 18 year old Annabelle Smith, daughter of an Eielson Airman and a Girl Scout for 13 years, decided to take on a renovation project as a part of a Gold Award project, one of the highest awards in

  • Paws below zero

    Every paw press into powder dry snow produces a sharp shriek in to the dark frigid air only heard in negative temperatures. Not a breath through the wet, black nostrils isn’t without effort inhaling painful sniffs intent on detecting deadly explosives, drugs or intruders.Military working dogs from