Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Patty, 822nd Base Defense Squadron military working dog (MWD) handler, lifts MWD Pepper off the ground to test the safety of her harness Nov. 20, 2019 at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The handlers double-check that the MWD is securely fastened in its harness and to its handler before approaching the aircraft to conduct fast-rope training.

 

 

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