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U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jacob Maurer, an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point (MCAS), conducts a ground search on MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 2019. Being an EOD technician is a hazardous job and only Marines who have reached the rank of corporal can volunteer for the military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce)

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Bombs Away! Explosive ordnance technicians get a head start on training

6 Feb 2019 | Cpl. Micha Pierce Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) Marines conduct a training exercise to maintain their standards for mission readiness. Even after completion of their military occupational specialty school, EOD technicians train regularly to ensure they are knowledgeable in any situation and always ready when duty calls.


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