An Arms and Explosives Search (AES) dog of 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, 2008 (c)
Photograph by Corporal Robin Lee Ardis, 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, Operation HERRICK 4, Afghanistan (2001- ), October 2008 to April 2009.
The 1st Military Working Dog Regiment is part of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps and plays a vital role in counter-insurgency and the detection of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan. The Arms and Explosives Search (AES) dogs and their handlers help clear routes, buildings and vehicles and guard and patrol key installations to assist and enhance security.
Digital image from a compact disc of 69 digital photographs by Corporal Robin Lee Ardis, a dog handler with 1 Military Working Dog Regiment, 2006-2012.
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