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Civilian airport evacuated after live missile found just sitting inside shipping container
Now that's what you'd call a... MIS-guided missile.
Tourette syndrome can’t hold back this Air Force EOD officer
"I was determined that I would not take no for an answer, and pushed hard to show that I could do the job.”
The Navy is looking to pro sports to turn EOD techs and divers into a ‘human weapon system’
The Navy wants to pump you up
Navy EOD chief awarded Silver Star for saving teammates during intense firefight in Iraq
An Imperial Beach-based chief explosive ordinance disposal technician was awarded the Silver Star Medal during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma Thursday
Decorated Navy EOD commander relieved due to loss of confidence
Cmdr. Sean Shigeru Kido, who headed the Imperial Beach, California-based EOD Mobile Unit 11, was not relieved due to any specific instance of misconduct, EOD Group One spokesperson Lt. Kara...
Combat engineers: Destroying things and building them back up again
Combat engineers: Destroying things then building them back up
The Army’s new EOD robot looks like WALL-E on a diet of Rip-Its and dip
Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians may be overworked and understaffed, but at least they're getting a brand new robot best friend to help them avoid accidental detonation
The Navy wants to get more deployments out of its EOD techs
As part of the analysis, the Navy is looking at whether EOD deployments should be shortened to four or five months. The Navy is not considering making each EOD deployment...
Marines want CRABs (No, not those crabs)
The Marine Corps may one day launch crawling unmanned robots from ships to clear paths through deadly minefields for approaching assault troops to come ashore
‘A huge morale hit’ — Army EOD techs are stuck between plummeting recruitment levels and skyrocketing workloads
"Something needs to change, because I don't think we have enough manpower for the workload."
The Air Force blew up tons of explosives seized from a single Florida man
According to the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineers, about 7,700 pounds of explosive fuses and flash powder were detonated Sept. 9 at the Avon Park Air Force Range
Former Army EOD tech gets 5 years probation for trying to sell guns and explosives to buyers in Mexico
He was facing up to 70 years behind bars if all the charges stuck, but now he's getting five years probation. How'd that happen?
These Navy EOD techs fought off 20 ISIS fighters in a cave during secret night raid
Two Navy EOD techs fought off 20 terrorists and shielded their comrades from enemy fire.
Pentagon identifies Green Beret and explosive ordnance disposal specialist killed in Afghanistan
Two soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan have been identified by the Pentagon as Special Forces Master Sgt. … Continued
What it takes to do one of the US military’s most dangerous jobs
An Air Force explosive ordnance disposal technician explains what it takes to do one of the military's toughest, and most dangerous jobs.
Pentagon identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan as Green Beret, EOD tech
The Department of Defense on Saturday identified the two soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz Province on Friday as an explosive ordnance disposal tech and a Green Beret
2 Army EOD soldiers indicted for allegedly trying to sell guns and explosives they knew would be sent to Mexico
Two Army explosive ordnance disposal soldiers have been indicted for allegedly trying to sell dozens of rifles, pistols, and C4 explosive to undercover agents in El Paso, Texas.
Army Guard Investigating Whether Training, Equipment Lapses Led To Death Of EOD Soldier In Afghanistan
The Army National Guard is investigating whether a member of an explosive ordnance disposal unit killed by an improvised explosive device … Continued
6 EOD Soldiers Awarded Nearly A Dozen Medals For Combat In Afghanistan
There is no shortage of combat experience among the explosive ordnance disposal soldiers in Fort Bragg’s 28th Ordnance Company. Since … Continued
The Marine Corps Is Fielding Brand New Night Vision Googles To A Few Lucky Marines
The Marine Corps has begun fielding brand-new night vision goggles to Force Reconnaissance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines, Marine Corps Systems Command … Continued
Need A Hand? These Advanced New Bomb Disposal Robots Can Help With That
There was a pretty clear theme at this year’s Office of Naval Research Tech Expo in Washington, D.C. on July … Continued
Small Footprint Of SOF Increases Danger For Bomb Techs In ISIS Fight
Insurgent bomb makers honed their craft as John Ismay slept. Ismay, a former Navy explosive ordnance disposal technician who served … Continued
Inside The Navy Lab Where They Spend Every Day Thinking Of New Ways To Blow Stuff Up
Even by the standards of a military installation, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head can be a dangerous place. The … Continued
There Are Some Things Only EOD Can Get Away With
Welcome to Confessions Of, a weekly series where Task & Purpose’s James Clark solicits hilarious, embarrassing, and revealing stories from … Continued
Here’s Why ‘The Hurt Locker’ Is The Worst War Movie Of All Time
With six Oscars and nine nominations, Kathryn Bigelow’s 2008 thriller “The Hurt Locker” is one of the most critically acclaimed … Continued