U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians train with disruption tools

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians honed their explosive neutralization and disruption skills on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Sept. 13 – 14. The 717th Ordnance Company (EOD) “Jokers” participated in tools training on Range 3A at the Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earns Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin

FORT IRWIN, California – A seasoned U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earned the Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin, California, Sept. 14. Staff Sgt. Gabriel M. Leon from the 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) earned the badge after eight years Read More …

Salaknib ’21; U.S. and Philippine Army Strengthen Partnership

Fort Magsaysay, PHILIPPINES – Approximately 60 soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific Command, led by the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade, trained side by side with the Philippine Army’s 1st Brigade Combat Team from July 9-31, 2021 at Fort Magsaysay as Read More …

Reserve CBRN Soldiers tackle Toxic Valley

U.S. Soldiers in Europe who specialize in the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear military occupation don’t often get the chance to train in live chemical agent scenarios. Toxic Valley 2021, an international, open-air chemical warfare agent collection and assessment exercise hosted Read More …

Dropping Bombs: Insight on JBLM EOD community partnership

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – With just a quick drive over to Lewis North on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one can find a rather explosive scene. That’s because it’s home to the 3rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion. The unit’s main purpose Read More …

U.S. Army EOD technician coordinates training for large scale combat operations

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina – A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician from the Fort Bragg, North Carolina-based 192nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) “Renegades” coordinated a large scale combat operations training exercise in support of the Immediate Response Force. Staff Sgt. Read More …

New Army training, held at Fort McCoy, addresses emerging drone threat

It was the early hours of Sept. 14, 2019, when a swarm of small drones left two Saudi oil facilities in ruins. The aftermath was caught on film from several angles and captured a near-Biblical sight — giant pillars of Read More …

WMD Coordination Team members recognized for Exercise Fused Response

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – The U.S. Army South commanding general recognized two Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command for supporting Exercise Fused Response 2021. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Robert V. Hocog and Master Sgt. Read More …

Army EOD Soldiers support combat engineers during wet gap training

FORT RILEY, Kansas – U.S. Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal technicians cleared the way for combat engineers to place an improvised bridge across Milford Lake during wet gap training. Soldiers from the Fort Riley, Kansas-based 774th Ordnance Company (EOD) and 630th Read More …