Navy EOD Technician awarded USO’s George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award for 2019

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician First Class Petty Officer Travis Holland, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, was honored by the United Service Organization (USO) with the George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award during the 58th Armed Forces Gala Read More …

Conan, dog injured in al Baghdadi raid, honored by President Trump at White House

The dog injured during the mission that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was honored Monday afternoon during a surprise ceremony at the White House, with President Trump, Vice President Pence and First Lady Melania in attendance. Conan, a Belgian Malinois who was named after talk Read More …

Meet this year’s top military working dog

A Marine had been injured by an IED, an improvised explosive device, so the pair were looking for other bombs in the area. Suddenly, Tarwoe stepped on a buried IED, and it exploded, killing him. Yeager suffered shrapnel wounds that Read More …

4 Army soldiers were just honored for rushing into a minefield in Afghanistan to save their comrades

Four soldiers received the Army Commendation Medal with Valoron April 12 for their actions during an improvised explosive device attack involving multiple blasts, one of which took the life of an Army explosive ordnance disposal specialist in southern Afghanistan last year. The soldiers, Read More …

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Employees Celebrated, Awarded Command Excellence Honors

Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division recognized individuals and teams who made significant contributions to the command’s mission at the annual Honorary Awards ceremony today, which was held at the Indian Head Town Pavilion. “When Read More …

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Scientist Receives Prestigious Navy Medal

The Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award was presented to Dr. Richard Lee, a recently retired scientist, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division during an award presentation held on base Wednesday. Read More …