EXU-1 Leads EOD Cross-Functional Team Effort

Indian Head, Md. – When sending care packages overseas to deployed troops, the contents usually contain items such as toiletries, snacks, video games and other types of sundries. For the personnel attached to Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1), however, the Read More …

Mumbai: Sniffer dogs participate in Navy’s simulated bomb threat exercise, slither down from chopper

Two Explosive Sniffing Dogs, named Minki and Mukti, trained to sniff out explosives, were slithered down from a naval helicopter onto the offshore oil platform Neelam as part of a simulated bomb threat during the recently concluded Exercise Prasthan and Read More …

EOD Mobile Unit and Croatian Navy Conduct Humanitarian Mine Action Training

SPLIT, Croatia – Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) Eight, subordinate command of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 68, facilitated Department of Defense (DoD) Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) EOD Level 2 training to the Croatian Navy’s underwater EOD team Read More …

EODGRU-1 completes NIEX, enhancing Ability to integrate with NECF, Fleet and Joint Forces

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) — Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 1 enhanced its ability to operate within the Navy Expeditionary Combat Force (NECF), fleet and Joint Forces by completing a Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) Integrated Exercise (NIEX) at Naval Read More …

North Carolina: Live 100-pound aerial bomb from World War II washes up near Outer Banks lighthouse

The historic Cape Hatteras Light Station grounds were closed Thursday after a bomb appeared in the surf at Buxton on the Outer Banks, according to the National Park Service. A half-mile safety perimeter was established to keep tourists out, including Read More …

US Navy EOD technicians conduct virtual exchange with Brunei counterparts

SANTA RITA, Guam – Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from Task Force 75 and troop commanders from the Royal Brunei Land Force participated in a real-time, virtual EOD subject matter expert exchange (SMEE), Oct. 6, as part of the 26th annual Read More …

Navy EOD shows SECDEF Current and Near-Future Expeditionary Capabilities of Unmanned Systems Triad

SAN DIEGO (NNS) – Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper visited components of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 1 at Naval Base Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 17, to learn how Navy EOD is building a more lethal, agile and Read More …

US Navy EOD Members Earn Leadership Awards

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) announced the recipients of the annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Leadership Awards on 28 August. The Rear Adm. Drapper L. Kauffman Leadership Award winner is Lt. Thomas Cowhey, assigned to Expeditionary Read More …