Zutendaal bomb exercise aims to improve emergency response

ZUTENDAAL, Belgium – Members of U.S. Army Garrison Benelux’s emergency response team gathered with Belgian emergency responders to conduct an installation protection exercise at Zutendaal Army Depot March 30. The partnership aimed to gauge response time and coordination efforts between Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train with FBI SWAT team snipers

FORT SILL, Oklahoma – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained for long-range explosive clearance missions with snipers from an FBI SWAT team. FBI snipers from the FBI Office in Stillwater, Oklahoma, helped Soldiers from the 761st Ordnance Company (EOD) Read More …

Philippines: PH, US armies train on CBRN, counter-IED operations

The Philippine Army (PA) and the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) have enhanced their capabilities in responding to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats and improvised explosive devices (IED) during the ongoing Balikatan Exercises held in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Read More …

U.S. Army civilian recognized for keeping 20th CBRNE Command units mission ready

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – A U.S. Army civilian was recognized for helping to keep the U.S. Department of Defense’s premier all hazards formation mission ready. William C. Hart was named the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command’s Read More …

EOD leaders discuss lessons from combat training

FORT RILEY, Kansas – Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal leaders came together to discuss lessons learned during recent Combat Training Center rotations, to prepare for large scale combat operations against near peer adversaries. Hosted by the Fort Riley, Kansas-based 79th Ordnance Read More …

Bangladesh: Exercise Tiger Lightning-3 inaugurated in Rajendrapur

The exercise on the peacekeeping missions titled ‘Tiger Lightning-3’ jointly organised by the Bangladesh Army and the US Pacific Army Command (USARPAC) was inaugurated at the Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training in Rajendrapur cantonment Sunday. The exercise is Read More …

Tunisian Counter-IED team tests skills at Raven’s Challenge

U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa and Tunisian Armed Forces Engineers participated in a counter-IED exercise in Camp Blanding, Florida this week. A member of SETAF-AF C-IED/EOD branch traveled with two Tunisian explosive ordnance disposal specialists to participate in Read More …

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers destroy more than 250 cannon balls in Pennsylvania

CHAMBERSBURG, Pennsylvania – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers destroyed more than 250 Civil War-era cannon balls during a domestic explosive mitigation mission on Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. EOD technicians from the Fort Belvoir, Virginia-based 55th Ordnance Company Read More …