Senegalese soldiers graduate U.N. Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Basic course

BARGNY, Senegal.– Last week, leaders from U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF) and the 705th Ordnance Company, 242nd OD Battalion Explosive Ordnance Disposal from Fort Polk, Louisiana, attended the graduation ceremony of 18 Senegalese armed forces soldiers who 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 …

20th CBRNE Command Soldiers hone combat skills with 4th Infantry Division at NTC

FORT IRWIN, California – Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command trained with troops from the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, at the nation’s premier ground combat training center, Oct. 28 – Nov. Read More …

Cracking the code

For the first time, a conventional U.S. Army unit was granted approval to use electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment on United States soil. Electronic countermeasure equipment is designed to block both incoming and outgoing signals from electronic devises. In the explosive Read More …