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  • 419th EOD trains to defuse dangerous situations

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Staff Sgt. Austin Kener, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician with the 419th EOD Flight, prepares an MK1 Mod 3 Remote Wrench to remove an inert fuse during an operational performance training at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, April 2, 2022. The EOD flight trains with a

  • Bomb squad embraces pressure of no fail mission

    As he peered around the corner at what he suspected to be an improvised explosive device, a drip of sweat grazed across Simon Ward’s forehead. He knew his role was to identify, render safe, and dispose of the threat.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Reserve spouse to memorialize fallen EOD Airman

    Bronze statues can be seen almost anywhere but one rarely hears the amazing stories behind their creation.The spouse of a Reserve Airman here at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, recently sculpted a bust of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal