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MWD Bleck retires after 8 years

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, Bleck, middle, 81st SFS military working dog, and Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, conduct the official passing of the collar during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, Bleck, middle, 81st SFS military working dog, and Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, conduct the official passing of the collar during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, presents a certificate of appreciation to Bleck, 81st SFS military working dog, accepted by Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, during a retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, presents a certificate of appreciation to Bleck, 81st SFS military working dog, accepted by Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, during a retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

The 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog section presents a shadow box to Bleck, 81st SFS MWD, during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

The 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog section presents a shadow box to Bleck, 81st SFS MWD, during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

A shadow box is on display during a retirement ceremony for Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck was accepted into military service August 2010, became fully certified as a patrol and drug detector dog in March 2011, and was assigned to Keesler shortly after. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

A shadow box is on display during a retirement ceremony for Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck was accepted into military service August 2010, became fully certified as a patrol and drug detector dog in March 2011, and was assigned to Keesler shortly after. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, socializes with 81st SFS Airmen before his retirement ceremony inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck was accepted into military service August 2010, became fully certified as a patrol and drug detector dog in March 2011, and was assigned to Keesler shortly after. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, socializes with 81st SFS Airmen before his retirement ceremony inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck was accepted into military service August 2010, became fully certified as a patrol and drug detector dog in March 2011, and was assigned to Keesler shortly after. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, delivers remarks during a retirement ceremony for Bleck, 81st SFS military working dog, inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck served eight years and has worked alongside 11 handlers during his career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, delivers remarks during a retirement ceremony for Bleck, 81st SFS military working dog, inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. Bleck served eight years and has worked alongside 11 handlers during his career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, sits next to U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st SFS operations officer, during his retirement ceremony inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

Bleck, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, sits next to U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st SFS operations officer, during his retirement ceremony inside the Larcher Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, Bleck, middle, 81st SFS military working dog, and Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, conduct the official passing of the collar during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight years and working alongside 11 handlers during his career, he was adopted by Giebel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzie Plotnikov)