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Marines, Robots, high school student MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, provided a robotics demonstration to several students at Lejeune High School Oct. 3, 2014.

The school requested the Marines give the demonstration because the students are beginning their robotics curriculum of the Bio-Tech Department course of study.
Marines, SWAT, firefighters compete in Urban Shield 2014 ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. - Once a year, Urban Shield—one of the most highly anticipated police events in the nation—takes place in Alameda County, California. Urban Shield is a four-day event that brings together local, regional and federal law enforcement agencies to include U.S. military service members as well as detachments from allied nations to share tactics and best practices in crisis response.  
Marines train to defeat explosive devices in contaminated environments MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Marines with 2nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion conducted a cross-training field exercise with a Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense detachment from Headquarters Regiment, at EOD Training Area 2 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Sept. 25 and 26.
EOD hosts joint IED, terrorist training MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. - The Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Explosive Ordnance Disposal team hosted a unique class on improvised explosive devices and the terrorist mindset aboard the Air Station, March 17 – 21.   The class was taught from a terrorist perspective so participants can understand not only an IED and how it works but also the antagonists behind the device.
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46th Annual EOD Memorial Ball

The 46th Annual EOD Memorial Ball to be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 Ball tickets will go on sale approximately Feburary - March 2014.
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Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge

The EOD Badge is a badge of the United States armed forces which recognizes service members, qualified as explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians. Full Story
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Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that provides assistance to our Wounded EOD warriors."]Merck, Schering-Lough deal gives companies more firepower in a competitive industry. Full Story
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History of EOD

Bomb disposal in the United States dates back to April of 1941. The United States was not yet at war, but we were actively preparing for that eventuality. Full Story

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Rocket wrench safely defuses unexploded ordnance

CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, OKINAWA, Japan – “Fire in the hole, fire in the hole, fire in the hole!” echoes throughout the range as the charging button is pushed. A loud bang rings out as a fuse is removed from an explosive device rendering it safe for removal. Explosive...

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Thirteen years later, EOD returns home

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AFNS) | This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story. Thirteen years, 19,000 missions in Afghanistan, 36,000 in Iraq — and now the last of the Air Force explosive...

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Showing appreciation to the nation’s wounded warriors

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Marines with Recruiting Station San Francisco and sailors from Navy Recruiting Command San Francisco visited wounded servicemembers at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., Oct. 7. 

As part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2014, active-duty sea servicemembers...

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CBRNE Task Force participates in training

FORT POLK, Louisiana - Soldiers from the Department of Defense's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive hazards are training with the U.S. Army's premier forcible entry force at the Joint Readiness Training Center.

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