Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medals of peace

A total of 410 peacekeepers of the 21st Chinese peacekeeping contingent to Lebanon were awarded UN medals of peace on Tuesday for their outstanding commitment to maintaining stability and peace in the south of the country. A medal parade ceremony Read More …

UK: Dorset Police dog PD Jeff wins Community Superstar award

A four-legged crime fighter has received an extra special treat this month after being recognised for its crime-fighting achievements. Dorset Police Dog Jeff, a springer spaniel, was awarded ‘The Community Superstar Award’ and a bag of goodies for his efforts Read More …

MINUSCA Commends The Actions Of The Indonesian Engineer Battalion

215 peacekeepers from the Indonesian Engineering Company, deployed in CAR, were awarded the UN Medal on 17 August 2022 during a ceremony also marking the 77th anniversary of Indonesia’s independence. This eighth engineer battalion arrived in the Central African Republic 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 …

Queensland Police first in Australia to award national bomb technician diploma

Four Queensland Police Service (QPS) members are the first police officers in Australia to be awarded the national Diploma of Police Bomb Technical Response, after they graduated from a six-week course run by the Explosive Ordnance Response Team on Friday, Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earns Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin

FORT IRWIN, California – A seasoned U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earned the Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin, California, Sept. 14. Staff Sgt. Gabriel M. Leon from the 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) earned the badge after eight years Read More …

Bomb-sniffing RAF dogs who served for six years awarded animal OBE

Two RAF police dogs have been awarded the animal equivalent of the OBE for the “exemplary careers” sniffing out ammunition and explosives. Alfie, an English spaniel, and AJ, a Labrador, spent six years helping to locate arms, ammunition and explosives Read More …

NSWC IHD Employees Awarded FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation

Indian Head, Maryland – Three employees from Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division’s (NSWC IHD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Department received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation at the FBI Critical Incident Response Group’s (CIRG) ceremony last month. Read More …