EOD Airmen train at Fort Irwin’s National Training Center

In a unique inter-service collaboration, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight from the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron recently teamed up with the Army’s C Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion, “Desert Dustoff,” for an intensive series of training exercises at the National Training Read More …

EOD Airmen bring innovation to a changing battlespace

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Airmen with the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit partnered with the Innovation Lab here to streamline the process of making more realistic training ordnance. “The delay from ordnance hitting the battlespace to Read More …

Minnesota: Advanced EOD Conventional Course provides confidence and validation

The 148th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Flight created and hosted an advanced conventional course for 30 technicians at the Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley Training Center, Little Falls, Minn, Sept. 18-22, 2023. The advanced course focused on the Read More …

87th EOD Trains To Clear Improvised Flight Line

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron, train to dispose of the disabled ordnance at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., on Sept 26, 2023. The EOD technicians are trained to clear unexploded ordnance Read More …

EOD training simulating deployment grows in its second year

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.— Some of the Air Force’s most dangerous missions are undertaken by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squads regardless of the hostilities and hazards of an unpredictable environment. Dangerous and ever evolving threats to people and property Read More …

Nerves of Steel: 2023 Air Force Explosive Ordnance Team of the Year

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians undertake some of the Air Force’s most dangerous missions – mitigating the hazards of explosive materials and other weapons. Air Force EOD teams from around the world brought their nerves of steel to Little Rock, Read More …

Joint-Service EOD Training: Operation Solar Flare

ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait — U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians from across Kuwait completed a large-scale detonation during Operation Solar Flare at Udairi Range, Kuwait, Aug. 24, 2023. Solar Flare is Read More …

Pennsylvania: Bomb squad personnel attend unexploded ordnance course at Gettysburg Museum

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians joined Federal, state and local bomb squad personnel at a Civil War era unexploded ordnance course at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Around 35 bomb squad personnel Read More …