US Army, Air Force EOD techs train for clearance operations during island hopping missions

PATRICK SPACE FORCE BASE, Fla. — U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians trained for explosive clearance operations designed to support remote airfield operations during island hopping missions against a near-peer adversary. Army EOD technicians from the Read More …

Fort Bliss, Texas-based team wins all-Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Competition

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the Fort Bliss, Texas-based 734th Ordnance Company (EOD) “Luchadores” won first place in the all-Army EOD Team of the Year Competition, April 19. Staff Sgt. Lesley S. Sparks Read More …

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers sharpen Special Forces support skills in Danger Zone

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are sharpening their ability to operate with some of the nation’s most elite warriors in a bunker on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, called the Danger Zone Training Complex. EOD Soldiers from Read More …

Multinational Ardent Defender Explosive Ordnance Disposal exercise concludes in Canada

5TH CANADIAN DIVISION SUPPORT BASE GAGETOWN, New Brunswick, Canada – Exercise Ardent Defender, a multinational counter explosive threat training exercise, came to a close at the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada, Oct. 4. American Soldiers Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers earned the prestigious German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during a competition on Fort Campbell in late August. More than 70 American Soldiers from the 52nd Ordnance Group (EOD) and other Read More …

U.S. Army, Marine Corps EOD technicians brief Congressional staffers on unexploded ordnance

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia – Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers from the 55th Ordnance Company (EOD) and Marine Corps EOD technicians briefed a Congressional staff delegation on the potential threat posed by unexploded ordnance (UXO). The staff members for Read More …

Airborne Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldier wins 52nd EOD Group Best Warrior competition

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – A U.S. Army Airborne Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician from the 722nd Ordnance Company (EOD) won the 52nd EOD Group Best Warrior Competition. Sgt. Micah K. Miller took first place in the competition against five noncommissioned officers Read More …

18th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company returns home from deployment to Iraq

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina – The 18th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) returned home to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Nov. 30, after serving as the sole EOD company in Iraq for six months. The company deployed to Iraq with nine Read More …

Explosive Ordnance Disposal leaders map way ahead for large scale combat operations

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – After defeating hundreds of thousands of improvised explosive devices in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last two decades, U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal leaders are mapping the way ahead for EOD missions in large scale combat Read More …