U.S. Airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight ruck outside of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 31, 2020. The Eielson EOD flight annually rucks from Eielson AFB to the Arctic Circle in honor of 32 EOD Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
U.S. Air Force

EOD Airmen ruck to Arctic Circle

U.S. Airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight ruck outside of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 31, 2020. The Eielson EOD flight annually rucks from Eielson AFB to the Arctic Circle in honor of 32 EOD Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing conduct tactical training on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 12, 2020. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)
U.S. Army National Guard

EOD tactical training

U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing conduct tactical training on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 12, 2020. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)

U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing conduct tactical training on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 12, 2020. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)
U.S. Air National Guard

EOD tactical training

U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing conduct tactical training on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 12, 2020. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Meroney and Staff Sgt. Paul Butcher, explosive ordnance disposal technicians with Task Force Koa Moana 20, calibrates the IVER3-580 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle while conducting amphibious training at Camp Pendleton, California, May 21, 2020. The Marines conducted this training to maintain unit readiness in the water and on land in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anabel Abreu Rodriguez)
U.S. Marine Corps

Reconnaissance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines take the beach

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Meroney and Staff Sgt. Paul Butcher, explosive ordnance disposal technicians with Task Force Koa Moana 20, calibrates the IVER3-580 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle while conducting amphibious training at Camp Pendleton, California, May 21, 2020. The Marines conducted this training to maintain unit readiness in the water and on land in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. [Read More …]

200604-N-UP025-001 San Diego, Calif. (June 4, 2020) An explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician assigned to EOD Mobile Unit Eleven conducts radiological search procedures at a training bunker onboard Naval Base Point Loma as part of training administered through EOD Training and Evaluation Unit One. Navy EOD technicians are uniquely qualified to detect, identify, exploit, and eliminate chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive weapons in support of conventional and special operations forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kara Handley/released)
U.S. Navy

Navy EOD Technicians Conduct Radiological Search Procedure Training

200604-N-UP025-001 San Diego, Calif. (June 4, 2020) An explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician assigned to EOD Mobile Unit Eleven conducts radiological search procedures at a training bunker onboard Naval Base Point Loma as part of training administered through EOD Training and Evaluation Unit One. Navy EOD technicians are uniquely qualified to detect, identify, exploit, and eliminate chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear [Read More …]

Staff Sgt. Bryce Vanzale, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, digs a hole to bury an unexploded ordnance for training purposes at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina May 13, 2020. Airmen were tasked to detect and investigate multiple ordnances as part of their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Derry)
U.S. Air Force

EOD conducts multiday field training exercise

Staff Sgt. Bryce Vanzale, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, digs a hole to bury an unexploded ordnance for training purposes at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina May 13, 2020. Airmen were tasked to detect and investigate multiple ordnances as part of their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Derry)

200310-N-CE622-0323 ROTA, Spain (March 10, 2020) -- An explosive ordnance disposal technician, from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 (EODMU 8), assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, uses Ceia V3 metal detector, as part of dismounted improvised explosive device training, March 10, 2020. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security efforts in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katie Cox/Released)
U.S. Navy

EOD techs conduct dismounted IED training

ROTA, Spain (March 10, 2020) — An explosive ordnance disposal technician, from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 (EODMU 8), assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, uses Ceia V3 metal detector, as part of dismounted improvised explosive device training, March 10, 2020. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ian Fox, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, ties rope to a landmine during conventional ordnance training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 11, 2020. The training involved locating, identifying and disposing of foreign ordnance with the intention of recovering an airfield after an attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Blake Gonzales)
U.S. Air Force

EOD is on the range

355th Wing Story by Senior Airman Blake Gonzales Friday, March 13, 2020 The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted real-world training from March 9th to March 13th, 2020 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. The training involved locating, identifying and disposing of foreign ordnance with the intention of recovering an airfield after an attack or disposing of [Read More …]

Airmen of the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron along with Airmen from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit out of Mountain Home Air Force Base and German soldiers from the 6th Battery of Germany’s 345th Artillery Battalion participate in join ground combat operations exercises on November 2nd, 2019 at the Orchard Combat Training Center outside of Gowen Field. These exercises facilitate practicing effective communication and maneuverability within an integrated combat unit. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Joseph R. Morgan)
U.S. Air National Guard

ASOS Conduct Combat Mission Readiness Exercises

Airmen of the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron along with Airmen from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit out of Mountain Home Air Force Base and German soldiers from the 6th Battery of Germany’s 345th Artillery Battalion participate in join ground combat operations exercises on November 2nd, 2019 at the Orchard Combat Training Center outside of Gowen Field. These exercises facilitate [Read More …]