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Explosive Ordnance Disposal

EOD Detonates Unattended Teen At Airport

RALEIGH, N.C.—Fort Bragg soldiers assisting law enforcement destroyed an unattended teenager after it had been left in the A terminal at Raleigh-Durham Airport this morning, sources say. Members of the 722nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal…

Muslim EOD Soldier Blows Up Stereotypes

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Khaled Abou Rashad may have immigrated to the United States from Syria when he was only a boy, but these days he does something that few of his countrymen do: Build and detonate large quantities of high explosives.…

Engineer Keeps Introducing Himself As EOD In Bars

NASHVILLE — An Engineer Corps soldier keeps introducing himself as Explosive Ordnance Disposal to ladies in the bars and nightclubs around Second Avenue, sources confirmed Friday night. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Myers, an engineer in the 101st…

EOD: We Take Too Long To Respond Because Fuck You

Dick Scuttlebutt is an Army EOD officer. I’m going to do you a favor and not make the usual EOD excuses. “There are other units in front of you.” “There was a suicide bombing at the front gate.” “We were on another call.” “QRF was late to…

Army Convoy In Iraq Still Waiting For EOD To Arrive

ROUTE TAMPA, IRAQ — Troops with the 505th Transportation Battalion conducting convey security operations found an object nearly two years ago that appeared to be an IED and requested an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team, but sources…