EOD Airmen train at Fort Irwin’s National Training Center

In a unique inter-service collaboration, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight from the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron recently teamed up with the Army’s C Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion, “Desert Dustoff,” for an intensive series of training exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

The objective was to put the EOD team through physically and mentally demanding scenarios, including one they call “team leader down,” where team members had to apply Tactical Combat Casualty Care to an injured leader. What set this exercise apart were the real-world elements integrated into the training.

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Source: DVIDS