U.S. Marines with Explosives Ordnance Disposal Company (EOD), 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group completed a weeklong evaluation of EOD operations during a field exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 17 – 22, 2019.
The Marines performed a variety of tasks including chemical/biological response operations, disposal and exploitation of explosive ordnance, and post blast analysis.
“The purpose of this exercise was to test the skills of everyone from the command and control element down to the EOD technicians in the field,” said Sgt. Taylor Tingey, an EOD technician with EOD Company, 8th ESB, 2nd MLG. “It’s important the technicians work on realistic training aids to improve…”
The Marines of EOD Company partnered with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division during the exercise in a simulated combat environment.