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  • 136 Memorial Workout: EOD remembers fallen

    Service members of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight participated in the EOD 136 Memorial Workout at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2019.The workout honors the memory of the 136 Department of Defense EOD technicians that have lost their lives in the line of duty since 9/11.
  • National robot rodeo at JB Charleston promotes STEM and safety

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C.—Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal coordinated and hosted the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13-17, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The ENRR, which was hosted here for the first time, showcased revolutionary robotics technology in the arena of ordinance disposal. Hosting events such as this promotes the incorporation of science, technology, engineering and math into the U.S. military, which reinforces its role as a leader in innovation.
  • AFCEC warfighter shines at DoD warrior games

    Master Sgt. Linn Dillard is a warfighter, a cancer survivor, and overcame a traumatic brain injury. She’s also an athlete that recently won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.
  • 2017 Robot Rodeo wrangles advanced EOD technology

    ATLANTA — Air Force, civilian and international explosive ordnance disposal experts recently shared tactics, techniques and procedures during the 2017 Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise in Atlanta.The week-long event, held at Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, included teams
  • AFCEC uses table top exercise to plan future big moves in RADR

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Requirements, Research & Development and Acquisitions Division recently held a table top exercise to evaluate the access, mitigate and repair capabilities of the Rapid Airfield Damage Repair, or RADR, process. RADR is the modernized process of how Airmen recover runways intentionally damaged by an attack.
  • AFCEC EOD program manager receives Master Blaster Award

    Surprised, humbled and appreciative are the three words that came to mind when the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Master Sgt. Jonathan “Adam” Quast was notified of his selection as the 2016 Master Blaster Award recipient recently.Quast is AFCEC’s explosive ordnance disposal program manager.“I was very surprised, but I am very appreciative and
  • 386th EOD destroys unusable ammunition

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted a munitions burn at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 9, 2016.The flight conducted the burn to dispose of unserviceable ammunition, including unexploded ordnance found on or off base, as well as ammunition turned in by the 386th Munitions
  • EOD exercise provides unique experience, training

    Military EOD and civilian public safety bomb units put their skills to test in a friendly competition at the inaugural Eastern National Robotics Rodeo and Capability Exercise in Atlanta, Georgia, Aug. 28 – Sept. 1.
  • Airman participates in EOD immersion

    Leaving a career field can be a scary proposition for an Airman who has been performing and learning the ins and outs of their job for the better part of a decade. The new career they choose may or may not be a good fit. Despite that, Staff Sgt. Michael McNally, 355th Maintenance Group scheduler, recently became eligible to retrain into another career field, so he decided to change direction.
  • Explosive ordnance community joins together to honor its fallen

    The joint service explosive ordnance disposal community gathered May 7, to honor EOD technicians who have died in the line of duty since World War II."It is important to remember the families, the children, the spouses," said Maj. Gen. Timothy Green, Air Force director of civil engineers, who was among the hundreds who attended the annual memorial
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