Retired U.S. Army sergeant major paved way for EOD technicians in elite Special Forces unit

SOUTH FORK, Colo. – If you have spent much time on military-related social media platforms, you’ve probably seen some of the memes featuring a seasoned U.S. Army sergeant major with a Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge and Combat Infantry Badge. Read More …

U.S. Army Chemical Corps Soldiers train with U.S. Navy SEALs during Exercise Trident

JOINT BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY, Va. – U.S. Army Chemical Corps Soldiers are training with U.S. Navy SEALs during Exercise Trident here, Nov. 28 – Dec. 16. Soldiers from the 45th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company (Hazardous Response) are Read More …

UK: Major emergency services exercise tests response to terrorist attack

The Metropolitan Police, along with other emergency services and statutory partners, has carried out a major live-play exercise this week to test the joint response to a major terrorist incident. The multi-agency exercise – called Exercise Crystal Peak – took Read More …

India: Haryana CID’s bomb detection team 2nd in counter-IED exercise

The six-day national counter-IED exercise was held to test the capabilities of the state and central police forces; eight police teams from Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Border Security Force and Assam Rifles participated in the Read More …

FBI, Police, DM Airmen conduct explosives training

Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base participated in a joint exercise with local law enforcement and emergency responders in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 2, 2022. The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal unit teamed up with the Arizona-based FBI and 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 …

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 …

American, British Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians train together on Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – U.S. Army and British Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians honed their lifesaving and mission-enabling skills on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. American Soldiers from the 722nd Ordnance Company (EOD) trained with British EOD troops from the 821st Read More …

ANG/IG leads multi-agency CAMR training, exercise at Morris ANG Base

MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ariz. — The Air National Guard (ANG) Inspector General’s (IG) office led a 5-day training, known as a Counter CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) All Hazards Management Response (CAMR) course, that culminated in an Read More …

BISON COUNTER C-IED Exercises Capability Building project kicks off

BISON COUNTER, the largest and most relevant European Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) exercise, will in the future be organised directly under the auspices of EDA instead of only benefitting from the Agency’s support, as in the past. To that Read More …