|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||29 Sep 2006 00:26:00 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Dogs' UXO-sniffing tested at F.E. Warren AFB (WY)|
Not your average dog|
By Shauna Stephenson Wyoming News September 28, 2006
CHEYENNE - Out on the barren prairie north of the main drag of F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Dessel goes to work.
The black Belgian malinois' handler, Paul Brown, walks her through a series of orange flags. He points with a trekking pole as she walks, nose to ground, looking for a scent.
Dessel and Brown are part of a test being conducted at F.E. Warren AFB on whether highly trained dogs can pick up the scent of unexploded ordinance that dots the base's entire North Range. This is the first test of its kind in the United States.
The trick to be able to differentiate between all other scents and those of explosives that may sit two to four feet in the ground
For the entire article, see http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2006/09/28/top_story/01local_09-28-06.txt
-- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org
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