31K Working Dog Handler
The Military Working Dog handlers support the installation and maneuver commanders by providing the following capabilities:
- a. Target odor detection (explosives/narcotics).
- b. Force protection.
- c. Controlled aggression and tracking.
31K Training Requirements
Job training for a Working Dog handler consists of 16 weeks of One Station Unit Training.
MOS Training is conducted at Fort Leonard Wood.
31K requires a 72 month enlistment.
ASVAB Score: 91 ST ASVAB
PULHES Profile: 222221
Vision: Red/green color discrimination
Physical Demands Rating: Moderately heavy
Additional Notes: No objection to performing security duties in the vicinity of nuclear or chemical munitions stored or staged for military use. Must possess a valid state motor vehicle license. A security clearance on Interim Secret verifiable in JPAS in order to begin AIT.
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