Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) EPR Bullets

See also: Explosive Ordnance Disposal Awards and Decorations

Job Description

- Detects, identifies, neutralizes U.S. and foreign conventional, chemical, biological, nuclear ordnance and IEDs
- Provide explosive detection and area sterilization for the Secret Service and State Department in direct support
of the President, Vice President, other U.S. and foreign dignitaries and other services' and nations' armed forces
- Provides Explosive Ordnance Disposal support to federal, state, & local authorities in interest of public safety

- Detects, identifies, recovers, renders safe, and properly disposes of conventional/chemical/nuclear munitions
- Instructs base and community personnel on ordnance recognition, IED counter-measures, and explosive safety
- Provides technical/explosive ordnance support to US Secret Service/State Dept for protection of the POTUS
- Clears US Aircraft of hazardous explosive items IAW AFIs to make sure uninterrupted AF mission worldwide

- Supports the United States Secret Service (USSS) in protection of the President, Vice President, & foreign dignitaries

- Base and Wing ambassador--trains and educates local law enforcement; after school study program coordinator

Performance Assessment

- Certified EOD Tier 2 PTL; prepared flt f/ new Tier 2 exam/mng'd 21 psnl's fitness programs--improved unit readiness

- Conducted 12 dangerous IED route-clearing msns--safed routes for convoys leaving/entering Joint Base Balad

- Deployed to RC North--analyzed msn req'ts, dist'd 20K lbs of explosives to 5 FOBs--incrs'd EOD capabilities

- Directed disposal of > 7000 munitions items totaling 4000 + pounds NEW--ensured safe mission drawdown

- Directed teams to conduct outside the wire disposal of > 700 ordnance items--eliminated explosive storage haz

- Discov'd wpns cache w/ 57/107mm mortar/rockets; swept area for evidence/secondary devices--EOD demo'd

- Drove 67-day DPAA repatriation msn; clear'd 142k sqft of expl haz/safeguard'd 27 pax--enabld recovery op f/fallen pilot

- Excellent communicator; instructed 14 active EET personnel on GBS; simulated real world trning environment

- Expertly coordinated four explosive ordnance disposal responses--quick/decisive actions led to zero injuries

- Facilitated redeployment of techs from JBB to ATO; backfill for EOD KIA--zero effect on JBB operations

- Graduated 40-hour JTAC home-made explosive crse; developed realistic IED scenarios--400+ defenders trnd

- Implemented new technique for small arms disposal, destroying 30K unserviceable rounds--procedure verified

- Instrumental in redeployment of tech from JBB to ATO; backfill for EOD KIA-- zero effect on JBB operations

- Lead counter-IED analyst--key to discovery of 9 IEDs in Afghan/Iraq--ensured coalition safety/security

- Led team during 22 emergent EOD responses ISO the U.S. Secret Service--maintained ops/improved msn safety

- Led wing accountability effort in wake of Japan's earthquake/tsunami--quickly accounted for 100% of wing

- Manag'd EOD QA section; MICT/HQ SAV/14 practical assessments/WIT exercise --unit prepar'd for upcoming UEI

- Orchestrated drawdown of EOD flight; directed movement of $1.5M in assets--EOD mission capable until T-0

- Orchestrated EOD flight drawdown; directed movement of $1.5M in assets--mission capable until last day

- Organized clearance of > 20 tons of ordnance material; sold to Iraqi recycling--directly impacted GoI economy

- Oversaw 87 EOD combat msns; 39 UXO's/19 caches/6K NEW safely eliminated--countered USF-I's #1 threat

- Oversaw EOD Muns Section; 11 issues & 27 expenditures rslting in 33 explosive ops--enabl'd emrgcy resp capability

- Partnered w/ coalition forces--increased IED intel, developed IED Defeat TTPs that were adopted nation-wide

- Proven warrior; engaged in direct hostile enemy fire defending personnel-awarded Army Combat Action Badge

- Provided EOD support for over 6K acres and >$1.1B in explosive laden aircraft--JBB 100% mission ready

- Responsible for EOD support of 6K + acres and >$1.1B in explosive laden aircraft--JBB 100% mission ready

- Revitalized LE trng partnership; 3 IED trng scenarios/expl safety class--lasting relationships w/ jnt agncy counterparts

- Showcased EOD robots/equip to 150 students; increased comprehension of deployed experience--eased minds

- Spearheaded the robotics maintenance program for the 802nd EOD flight during low manning; saved flt $35K

- Started flights Critical Nuclear Weapons Design Information (CNWDI) program; six months ahead of schedule

- Supervised disposal of 500+ explosive charges--eliminated dangerous materials, certified 80 personnel

- Supervised teams during > 100 emergency responses; 30+ IDF attacks--enhanced safety for over 18K personnel

- Top notch EOD NCO; superior knowledge & trainer of fellow EOD techs; Ready for increased responsibility

- Trained six 802nd EOD members on dismounted operations while conducting C-IED sweeps; ready to deploy

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