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 …

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 …

AFIMSC units earn Air Force Gear of Government awards

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — Two Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center units won Gears of Government awards recently for delivering mission results, customer service and accountable stewardship. The Air Force Category Management Program, part of the Air Read More …

EXU-1 Officer Receives Prestigious Leadership Award

INDIAN HEAD, MD – Lt. Thomas Cowhey, a Platoon Leader with Expeditionary Exploitation Unit One (EXU-1) located at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland, received the Rear Admiral Draper L. Kauffman Leadership Award on Sept. 29. Kauffman organized the first Read More …

Magawa the mine-detecting rat wins PDSA Gold Medal

An African giant pouched rat has been awarded a prestigious gold medal for his work detecting land mines. Magawa has sniffed out 39 landmines and 28 unexploded munitions in his career. The UK veterinary charity PDSA has presented him with Read More …

Civilian Recognized by EOD Community with Navy’s Highest Honors

Indian Head, Md. – Christopher Cherry, a civilian explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) professional, was recognized with one of the Navy’s highest honors: the Department of the Navy (DON) Distinguished Public Service Award, at the EOD Technology and Training Program Board Read More …