The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) successfully completes its first of three shock trials events off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla.
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Inside The Navy Lab Where They Spend Every Day Thinking Of New Ways To Blow Stuff Up
The lab in Indian Head, Maryland, has 1900 acres on which to play with “energetics.”
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Scott Carlson, right, helps Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Christian Rivera put on a bomb suit during an emergency response training scenario.
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There Are Some Things Only EOD Can Get Away With
There are some things only explosive ordnance disposal technicians can get away with, like booby trapping each other.
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Here’s Why ‘The Hurt Locker’ Is The Worst War Movie Of All Time
An Army veteran and former explosive ordnance disposal technician explains why “The Hurt Locker” should be blown in place.
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, gets a safety brief before watching explosives detonate during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, California on March 24, 2016.
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Boy With Heart Condition Gets Wish To Become A Marine
A young boy with a rare heart condition became an honorary Marine EOD tech for a day.
A screenshot from YouTube showing Marine veteran James Sides using a revolutionary prosthetic hand.
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This Marine Vet Is The First Recipient Of A Revolutionary Prosthetic Hand
After an IED strike took part of his arm, James Sides received a prosthetic hand that seems plucked from a sci-fi movie.