Fort Irwin-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal team wins all-Army EOD competition

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) “Detonators” earned first place in the all-Army EOD Team of the Year competition on Fort Carson, Colorado, May 15 – 19. The Read More …

Joint service EOD techs join forces to destroy 12,000-pound missile cache

NEVADA TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Nev. – U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians teamed up to destroy a 12,000-pound missile cache. EOD Soldiers from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) and Read More …

Dragon Masters prepare to tame all hazards during domestic response force training

FORT STEWART, Georgia – Highly specialized Soldiers from the 63rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company “Dragon Masters” trained for domestic response missions during an exercise on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The 63rd CBRN Company is preparing to serve on the Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train with FBI SWAT team snipers

FORT SILL, Oklahoma – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained for long-range explosive clearance missions with snipers from an FBI SWAT team. FBI snipers from the FBI Office in Stillwater, Oklahoma, helped Soldiers from the 761st Ordnance Company (EOD) Read More …

U.S. Army civilian recognized for keeping 20th CBRNE Command units mission ready

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – A U.S. Army civilian was recognized for helping to keep the U.S. Department of Defense’s premier all hazards formation mission ready. William C. Hart was named the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command’s Read More …

EOD leaders discuss lessons from combat training

FORT RILEY, Kansas – Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal leaders came together to discuss lessons learned during recent Combat Training Center rotations, to prepare for large scale combat operations against near peer adversaries. Hosted by the Fort Riley, Kansas-based 79th Ordnance Read More …

Soldiers train for Defense CBRN Response Force mission at Exercise Sudden Response

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Virginia – Soldiers from the U.S. military’s premier all hazards command trained to respond to an improvised nuclear device detonation during Exercise Sudden Response, Jan. 21 – 27. Highly specialized teams from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Read More …

Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician selected for command sergeant major

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – A Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician was selected for the U.S. Army command sergeant major program. Sgt. Maj. Stephen P. Cunningham will become the senior enlisted leader for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington-headquartered 3rd Ordnance Read More …