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Xtreme Concepts on board with Gaunt Bros. for 14 races

July 28th, 2018|

July 28, 2018 (Mooresville, NC) – After partnering with other sponsors to salute our veterans at the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte and Coke Zero Sugar 400 in Daytona; Alabama based defense contractor Xtreme Concepts, along with its sister company, iK9, LLC will return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 14 of the remaining […]

Bottom of the order, top of the line

February 15th, 2017|

HOW A BHAM EXEC PLANS TO BREAK INTO ALABAMA’S STACKED LINEUP OF DEFENSE

Alabama has long been known for its hefty contributions to the nation’s defense industry, but historically, most of the state’s major operations called places like Huntsville, Anniston or Montgomery home.

As contracts continue to pour out of the Pentagon and elsewhere, Alabama remains a […]

North Texas Marine veteran, dog reunite

February 15th, 2017|

It’s been a tough road for one Marine veteran, but through a twist of fate and with the help of a very generous North Texan, he’s getting the chance to reconnect with a dog that brought him peace and comfort in war zones.

Read this article at Fox 4 News

Sheriff’s K-9s put to work immediately

February 15th, 2017|

WAYNESBORO, Ga — Axle and Leo had barely recuperated from a month-long training class in Savannah when they were immediately put to work on their first big assignment: locating a murder suspect.

Axle, a 2-year-old German Shepherd, and Leo, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, are the Burke County Sheriff’s Office first K-9s. For the past month, the […]

Bristol Tennessee Police Department welcomes K9 Sonny

May 16th, 2016|

BRISTOL, Tenn.—The Bristol Tennessee Police Department has welcomed a new addition to the city’s K9 unit and his name is Sonny.

Sonny is an 18-month-old yellow lab, and was acquired from Xtreme Concepts, Inc., a security solutions firm based in Birmingham, Alabama. Sonny will serve alongside his partner, Officer Chesney Griffin.

According to a news release, together, […]

Organization Provides Service Dog for Veteran Free of Charge

February 9th, 2015|

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – A combat hero and veteran of three wars hopes to overcome his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, with the help of man’s best friend. One of life’s greatest blessings is the love of a good dog. Lee Blackwell believes the bond he’s developing with his Labrador, Aubie, can help him overcome […]

Veterans Pair with Service Dogs for Study

February 9th, 2015|

Gunter, a 24-month-old chocolate lab, stands erect, pressing the length of his body across the front of his trainer’s legs. “Behind,” says Fanie Benecke, director of canine services for iK9. Gunter responds, walking around Benecke to stand against the back of his legs.

Gunter is one of three service dogs trained by iK9 to assist veterans with Post […]

DARPA FIDOS Ph II

July 10th, 2014|

http://www.livescience.com/26708-military-dogs-brain-scans.html

GEOINT Symposium

April 29th, 2014|

iK9 at the 2013 GEOINT Symposium in Tampa, FL

Watch the video on GEOINtv HERE

Military working dog monument dedicated

October 30th, 2013|

by Mike Joseph
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Public Affairs

10/28/2013 – JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The first national monument dedicated to U.S. Military Working Dog teams was unveiled in a ceremony here Monday.

The dedication and unveiling ceremony completes a quest to nationally recognize military working dogs and handlers started in 2001 by John Burnam, […]