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Calm in the Storm: Behind the Scenes with the Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit

MadBomber Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:53 AM
I spent 6 years in AF EOD. Best job I ever had. Liked it so much I spent another 13 years as a civilian doing the same job and getting paid much better for it.

They're trained to handle bombs and save countless lives. But for this specialized military unit, being nervous around explosives isn't part of the job.

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Excerpted from Townhall Magazine's January feature, "The Calm in the Storm," by Leah Barkoukis:

Inside the U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal truck at Andrews Air Force Base, all eyes are fixated on a screen that’s running a live feed from the robot’s camera outside. The spectacle is a mock improvised explosive device that’s about...