EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

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What is Explosive Ordnance Disposal?

The Airmen who make up Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal protect personnel, resources, and the environment from the effects of hazardous explosive ordnance, improvised explosive devices (IED) and weap- ons of mass destruction (WMD).

EOD CAREER TASKS
&
CAPABILITIES

COUNTER IED/WMD OPERATIONS

Eliminates or mitigates explosive hazards and terrorist/criminal devices, to include missions outside the base boundary or Base Security Zone to enable freedom of maneuver for air or surface operations.

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NUCLEAR WEAPON RESPONSE

Provides immediate initial support to nuclear weapon incidents in order to evaluate nuclear weapon delivery status, mitigate risk, provide site stabilization, and situational awareness.

UNEXPLODED EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE RECOVERY

Safely neutralize hazards posed by any explosive ordnance that have not yet exploded. Analyze any unknown munitions and explosives for intelligence agencies.

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VERY IMPORTANT PERSON (VIP) PROTECTION

Supports U.S. Secret Service (USSS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State (DoS) by providing counter explosive search teams in support of National Security Special Events, White House Complex and protection of the President, Vice President, and other dignitaries.

RAPID RESPONSE CAPABILITY

Operates in five geographic disciplines: mountain, desert, arctic, urban and jungle, day or night, to include austere combat environments independent of an established airbase or its perimeter defenses.

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Initial
 Fitness TEST

• 3 Pull-ups

• 1.5 Mile Run in <11:00 Min

BASIC
QUALIFICATIONS

  • 18 - 39 years of age

  • US Citizen

  • Pass the IFT

  • Medically qualified through MEPS

  • Normal Depth Perception and Color Vision

  • Minimum of GED or HS Diploma

  • Pass the ASVAB

  • Good moral/financial standing

  • Must be eligible for a security clearance

  • Hight Between 62 and 80 inches

PAY
Per Month

  • Basic Pay $1650

  • Special Duty Pay $375

  • Demolition Pay $150