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Sgt. Kelli Helfinstine, base veterinary technician, gives Pako, 96th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, a scratch on the head after her Air Force Achievement Medal ceremony Feb. 6, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Helfinstine was awarded the medal for her efforts in saving Pako’s life when he suffered a heat stroke and almost died in June 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)
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