U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers tackle critical missions around world

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians save lives and enable operations by confronting and defeating everything from hand grenades to nuclear weapons. Across the nation and around the world, EOD Soldiers take on the explosives Read More …

U.S. Army hosts Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician hiring days around nation

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The U.S. Army is hosting a series of in-service hiring days for enlisted Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians at installations across the nation from July through September. The hiring days will be held on different Army Read More …

Fort Carson soldiers train to counter small drones ahead of CENTCOM deployment

Soldiers in Colorado have completed new predeployment training on countering small drones, as U.S. forces face a growing threat of attacks from the remotely piloted devices in the Middle East, the military said. While U.S. forces deployed to Central Command Read More …

4th ID Soldiers first to receive counter UAS threat training at home

Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division took part in the first home-station training for the Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems from April 19-May 7, 2021, prior to a deployment. Soldiers used a system of sensors and shooters called the Mobile-Low, Slow, Read More …

National Guard Engineers train on Husky Mine Detection Vehicle

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — For most, crawling along in a training lane at less than 2 mph sounds grueling. For the men and women from Bravo Company, 898th Brigade Engineer Battalion, it’s a sense of normal after a very Read More …

52nd EOD takes lead in testing Army’s newest bomb suit

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal, or EOD, Soldiers put their lives on the line when-ever they’re called into action, and their protective equipment can mean the difference between life and death. Fort Campbell’s 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Read More …

Inside the Army’s new training program for special operations bomb techs

After scanning the doorway ahead, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tech dropped to his knees and brought his attention to the loose brown soil in front of him now blurred by out-of-focus night vision goggles. A quick adjustment to the Read More …