Helping defuse explosive situations: Meet the Air Force’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit at JBSA

The Air Force’s 902nd civil engineering squadron explosive ordnance disposal unit, known as the EOD unit, is based at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The unit handles, retrieves and defuses dangerous explosive devices that are military-owned with a coverage area ranging Read More …

More than 30 K-9 teams from across Texas conduct explosives training in San Antonio

More than 30 law enforcement K-9 teams from across Central and South Texas conducted explosive-detection training in San Antonio Tuesday morning. The San Antonio Airport’s Police K-9 Explosives Detection Unit hosted the training session at the San Antonio Independent School District’s Alamo Stadium. Robert Read More …

Explosion at FedEx facility near San Antonio likely linked to serial bomber, feds say

A package bomb that exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio early Tuesday is likely linked to attacks by a serial bomber that have killed two people in Austin, a federal official said. “We suspect it is related to our investigation” into four bombings Read More …

Bombs in the Austin attacks were constructed of readily available materials, officials say

The person who is making explosive devices and has left them at three Austin doorsteps is constructing them using common household items that can be easily purchased at hardware stores, potentially making efforts to identify the perpetrator more difficult, law Read More …

Cat hair leads to identity of woman who allegedly mailed explosive devices to President Obama, Texas Gov. Abbott

A Houston area woman who was angry with the government mailed explosive devices to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, former President Barack Obama and the Social Security Administration in Maryland, according to documents from the United States District Court for the Read More …