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Misawa Airmen hosts JGSDF soldiers during bilateral exchange Misawa Airmen host JGSDF soldiers during bilateral exchange
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force service members worked alongside U.S. Air Force Airmen during an exchange program, here, Nov. 14.The 35th Fighter Wing hosted the JGSDF 1st Sergeant Training Unit out of 1st Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, as a way for the JGSDF’s basic English course students to practice military-specific vocabulary.Misawa AB
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Karo, a military working dog with the 35th Security Forces Squadron, holds his opponent during an aggression simulation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 7, 2016. The average force of bite for German Shepard breeds are 1,200 pounds of pressure per square inch. German Shepherds are primarily used as MWDs for their strong abilities in obedience, protection and tracking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) When the bark is as scary as the bite
As the largest career field in the Air Force, it is the job of security forces squadrons to protect and defend the base. However, the Airmen don’t do it alone as they rely on their four-legged companions: military working dogs. “The [K-9’s] abilities are incredible,” said Tech. Sgt. Juventino Salazar, the 35th Security Forces Squadron kennel
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