Navy EOD and Dive Community Expands its Tactical Human Performance Program

Taking ideas and programs from top-tier professional sports teams, the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) is implementing several changes this year to increase functional performance, resiliency and cognitive capability while decreasing injury and accelerating the physical recovery of Read More …

A One Man Army: Navy Chief receives Silver Star for heroics against ISIS

A Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operator received the Silver Star for his actions in Iraq against Islamic State (ISIS) fighters. In April 2019, Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician Matthew J. O’Connor was attached to a Navy SEAL platoon as Read More …

Navy fires EOD unit commander

The Navy fired the leader of a California-based explosive ordnance disposal unit Thursday, citing “a loss of confidence in his ability to command.” Cmdr. Sean S. Kido’s relief as head of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11 was not due to any Read More …