Doggone bombs: Team MacDill integrates joint force counter-IED training

Success on the battlefield is dependent upon the ability of Airmen to execute their duties at an optimum level. Units from different specialties lean on each other’s experience and expertise to be able to execute missions with precision. For Airmen Read More …

3D-printed training ‘bombs’ drastically cut costs for US Air Force in England

A 3D printer has slashed the time and cost required to get explosive training devices to the experts at RAF Lakenheath who need them as they prepare for deployments. Staff Sgt. William Riddle has been using a 3D printer to Read More …

AFIMSC Airman earns USMC leadership school distinction

For Master Sgt. Paul Willson, attending the advanced Marine Corps Staff NCO Academy at Camp Pendleton, California, was the natural thing to do. As a career explosive ordnance disposal technician, Willson has always worked closely with other branches, beginning with the Read More …

Partnership in Niger: U.S. EOD, Air Advisors train FAN

Airmen assigned to the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron instructed Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Nigerien Armed Forces) personnel during a week-long Improvised Explosive Device Awareness Course, here, Oct. 7-11, 2019. Expanding on the U.S. Armed Forces/FAN partnership, members of the 768th EABS Read More …

MacDill AFB’s EOD supports ATF in federal case

The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, led a joint disposal operation along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, at the Avon Park Air Force Range Sept. Read More …

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 …

Air Force Reserve Airmen train with Air National Guard to encourage total force readiness

Air Force Reserve Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians joined Air National Guard EOD technicians at Volk Field Air National Guard Base for Audacious Warrior 2019, an annual exercise that provides EOD Airmen with classroom and scenario based training that they may Read More …

2019 Eifel Krabben IED Rodeo

Members of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight participated in an improvised explosive device training June 3-13, 2019 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. EOD members from different nations are featured in the course of this exercise, called Read More …