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Military Working Dogs

See the Military Working Dog exhibit showcasing the history, training, equipment and missions of Marine Corps military working dogs.

The Marine Corps launched its military dog program during WWII. Marine Corps dogs have participated in every deployment and war since that time. Military working dogs conduct searches of vehicles, open areas, and buildings for the detection of explosives or illegal drugs as well as for lost or wanted persons.

In addition to the exhibit on dogs, visitors can see 31 historical aircraft up close as well as artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present. 

Admission and parking are free. 

 

Neighborhood: North Inland

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA 92145

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Contact Info

858-693-1723
flhf@flyingleathernecks.org

Date & Time

Apr 11 - ongoing

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4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is aboard Marine Corps Air Station-Miramar. The sentry-free museum entrance is on Miramar Rd., 3.9 miles east of I-805 and 1.3 miles west of I-15. (Look for the Marine Corps and American flags at the entrance.) Open Tues-Sun, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. www.flyingleathernecks.org. 858-693-1723.

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