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Defenders host 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jon Drummond, 81st Communications Squadron commander, (right), and Mmaura, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, participate in a MWD demonstration with the assistance of Senior Airman Tilar Robinson, (left), and Staff Sgt. Timothy Poissant, (center), 81st SFS MWD handlers, during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jon Drummond, 81st Communications Squadron commander, (right), and Mmaura, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, participate in a MWD demonstration with the assistance of Senior Airman Tilar Robinson, (left), and Staff Sgt. Timothy Poissant, (center), 81st SFS MWD handlers, during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Andrews, 81st Security Forces Squadron manager, delivers closing remarks to Keesler leadership during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Andrews, 81st Security Forces Squadron manager, delivers closing remarks to Keesler leadership during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ivette Cisneros, 81st Security Forces military working dog handler, provides a medical treatment demonstration by wrapping a splint on Bak, 81st SFS MWD, during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ivette Cisneros, 81st Security Forces military working dog handler, provides a medical treatment demonstration by wrapping a splint on Bak, 81st SFS MWD, during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron applaud following a military working dog demonstration during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron applaud following a military working dog demonstration during the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st Training Wing. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Chambers, 81st Security Forces Squadron kennel master, welcomes leadership from the 81st Training Wing to the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st TRW. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Chambers, 81st Security Forces Squadron kennel master, welcomes leadership from the 81st Training Wing to the 81st SFS Military Working Dog Kennel Expo at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 11, 2019. The event, which is one of several in recognition of the Year Of The Defender, allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training and mission capabilities to leadership from the 81st TRW. The expo included a daily MWD operations briefing, a MWD patrol scenario and a demonstration of veterinarian support provided to the MWDs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --