PACAF EOD ignites perfect training

That is the motto all Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel remember when clocking in to a job that requires nothing less than perfection.

The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) EOD flight, recently hosted a Field Training Exercise (FTX) to hone their skills in responding to wartime improvised explosive devices, unexploded ordnance, chemical weapons and tactical combat casualty care operations at Draughon Range near Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 19-21, 2022.

Despite this being the first FTX for Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), EOD technicians across the Department of Defense (DoD) have always trained rigorously to accomplish their mission. Since 1941, the mission of EOD technicians has been clearing hazards by locating, identifying and neutralizing explosive devices to retain the safety of base personnel and local civilians, especially during wartime contingencies.

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Source: DVIDS