Citizen-Soldiers of 202nd Ordnance Company embark on overseas deployment

Families and friends of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 202nd Ordnance Company gathered at Burke County High School in Waynesboro, Georgia for a farewell ceremony heralding the unit’s upcoming overseas deployment. The Citizen Soldiers of the 202nd will join more Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers tackle critical missions around world

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians save lives and enable operations by confronting and defeating everything from hand grenades to nuclear weapons. Across the nation and around the world, EOD Soldiers take on the explosives Read More …

Army National Guard members to deploy for Kuwait mission

Twenty-three New York Army National Guard Soldiers will depart the Glenville Armed Forces Reserve Center for a deployment to Kuwait Thursday morning. Members of the 501st Ordnance Battalion are trained to provide mission command, and supervision of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Read More …

The Desert Rats Ready Their Skills for Peacekeeping Mission

The second UK taskforce to deploy to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operation in Mali is undertaking its final mission rehearsal exercise before deploying. The Desert Rats follow in the footsteps of The Light Dragoons-led taskforce who received a welcome reaction Read More …

New York Army National Guard bomb disposal experts heading for Middle East

Glenville, NY — Eighteen New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1108th Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) said goodbye to their families during a ceremony held at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Glenville on February 13. The Soldiers Read More …