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MWD handlers demonstrate for Spangdahlem AB families

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Erik Barrera, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Axel, an MWD, conduct an intruder exercise at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. The 52nd SFS MWD handlers performed a demonstration for Spangdahlem AB families and their children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Erik Barrera, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Axel, an MWD, conduct an intruder exercise at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. The 52nd SFS MWD handlers performed a demonstration for Spangdahlem AB families and their children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Tina rests after a demonstration hosted by the 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handlers at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. MWD handlers go through extensive training with their canines to ensure the base’s safety from intruders, explosive devices, weapons, and drugs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Tina rests after a demonstration hosted by the 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handlers at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. MWD handlers go through extensive training with their canines to ensure the base’s safety from intruders, explosive devices, weapons, and drugs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dontae Stamps, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, releases Axel, an MWD, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Stamps and Axel worked together to demonstrate preventing an intruder from entering their post. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dontae Stamps, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, releases Axel, an MWD, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Stamps and Axel worked together to demonstrate preventing an intruder from entering their post. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dontae Stamps, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Axel, an MWD, interact with children and families at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Stamps answered any questions Spangdahlem AB families had about handling an MWD and their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dontae Stamps, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Axel, an MWD, interact with children and families at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Stamps answered any questions Spangdahlem AB families had about handling an MWD and their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley

U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Axel rests by children after training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Axel performed a variety of different intruder exercises during the demonstration hosted by the 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handlers for Spangdahlem AB families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Axel rests by children after training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 22, 2020. Axel performed a variety of different intruder exercises during the demonstration hosted by the 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handlers for Spangdahlem AB families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody W. Howley)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --

The 52nd Security Forces Squadron hosted a demonstration for Spangdahlem Air Base families, July 22, 2020. The event was planned and coordinated by the Spangdahlem AB Library for their Summer Reading Program.