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Another training day: MWDs get paws wet

Yokota's MWD Demo

Demo, 347th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, poses for a photo during a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. 374 SFS working dogs ensure the safety of USAF personnel and equipment through detection and deterrence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Staff Sgt. Mario Hernandez, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Demo, 374th SFS military working dog, relax before conducting a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. MWDs performed bite drills designed to slow down or stop suspects attempting to flee apprehension by escaping into a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Staff Sgt. Matthew Clark, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainer, attempts to evade Demo, 374th SFS military working dog, during water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. MWDs performed bite drills designed to slow down or stop suspects attempting to flee apprehension by escaping into a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, bites his toy before conducting water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. MWDs performed bite drills designed to slow down or stop suspects attempting to flee apprehension by escaping into a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Staff Sgt. Mario Hernandez, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, tells Demo, 374th SFS military working dog, to leap from the edge of a pool during a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. MWDs performed bite drills designed to slow down or stop suspects attempting to flee apprehension by escaping into a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, listens to instructions during a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. Demo performed his first-time water aggression training at Yokota AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, prepares to leap from the edge of a pool during a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. Demo performed his first-time water aggression training at Yokota AB. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Staff Sgt. Mario Hernandez, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, persuades Demo, 374th SFS military working dog, to jump in the pool during water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo

Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, leaps into the pool during a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The MWD section takes advantage of the training when available due to the dogs' limited exposure to water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota's MWD Demo
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Staff Sgt. Mario Hernandez, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, assist Demo, 374th SFS military working dog, during his first lesson in water-aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, swims in the pool during water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The MWD section takes advantage of the training when available due to the dogs' limited exposure to water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Staff Sgt. Mario Hernandez, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and military working dog Demo play after a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

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Demo, 374th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, gets out of the water after a water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 374th Security Forces Squadron conducts water-based aggression training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The water aggression training offers a unique opportunity for working dogs to become familiar with water.