Semper Gumby – EOD Trains For Every Scenario

MCAS IWAKUNI, Japan – U.S. Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal conducted an improvised explosive device exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 19.

EOD is responsible for the construction, deployment, disarmament, and disposal of a myraid of explosive hazards. This particular exercise was designed to allow EOD to utilize a robot in their arsenal, which allows them to engage explosives at a greater distance with no harm to Marines.

“What we do here is considered the highest level of training,” said Gunnery Sgt. Unberto Rangel, an EOD technician with MCAS Iwakuni EOD.

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Source: U.S. Marine Corps