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Rhett keeps 'em away

Rhett, Hurlburt Field's resident bird/wildlife aircraft strike hazard dog, chases pigeons off the runway before an aircraft takes off. Rhett works as a part of the 1st Special Operations Wing Groung Safety Office, helping to clear the runways, fields and hangars on base of potential wildlife hazards. With his constant patrolling, the birds, bears, alligators and other wild animals now view him as a predator and usually stay in the wilds surrounding the base. But sometimes, he has to remind them who "owns" the tarmac. (U.S. Air Force photo Tech. Sgt. Kristina Newton)

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