Leading Aircraftman Nicholas Catling is building a special relationship with his Belgian malinois military working dog Ben.
The work of military working dog handlers has been recognised at RAAF Base Amberley.
Sporting their new coats in support of the Air Force Centenary, a group of puppies have started training for their future military careers.
A new memorial has been unveiled at the Australian War Memorial as part of the National Day for War Animals in Australia.
He was a decorated military working dog whose performance, bark and bite was unquestionable.