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Our teams are responsible for the location, identification, render safe, and disposal of hazardous unexploded conventional, chemical and biological ordnance as well as improvised explosives. The EOD organizations must maintain an organizational balance between homeland defense, defense support to civilian authorities and deployability, sustainability, and in theater footprint with lethality, mobility, and survivability.
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EOD teams often work directly with local law enforcement to recover or destroy military munitions across the country. EOD units maintain close contact with regional FBI and ATF offices. EOD Soldiers will conduct training, attend courses and participate in a variety of exercises with multiple local and federal agencies including the FBI, ATF, DHS and many others.
EOD Soldiers are immediately certified as an UXO Technicians. Additionally, EOD Soldiers receive training on advanced electronics, chemistry, forensics, and problem-solving methodologies. A career in EOD involves working in small teams consistently performing in a high-stress/high-stakes environment with minimal oversight while required to solve complex problems. The confidence and problem solving skills developed by EOD Soldiers often lead to successful careers after your service.
Step 1: Send to your recruiter
Step 2: Complete your interview
Step 3: Complete your packet
For questions or clarification, please contact your recruiter
**Documents can be downloaded here**
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Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Joint Base Lewis-McChord
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Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433
All Army Soldiers attend the EOD Prep Course at Fort Lee, VA. Enlisted and Officers train side-by-side through five modules of classroom and practical exercise that prepare them for success at the joint EOD school. Prior to beginning training, Soldiers complete the physically demanding Bomb-suit assessment. In-service Soldiers attend school in a TDY status, ask your recruiter for more details.
Duration: 7.5 Weeks
EOD qualified Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen are graduates of NAVSCOLEOD at Eglin AFB, FL. The course runs through eight modules that cover tools and techniques to mitigate both conventional and unconventional explosive hazards. Upon completion of this intensified course, Soldiers obtain the MOS of 89D.
Duration: 28.5 Weeks