Monday, February 28, 2011
Just What is it that EOD Marines Really Do?
EOD Marines conduct basic demolition range
III Marine Expeditionary Force Public Affairs
Marines and sailors with 9th ESB attach composition C-4 to the main line before igniting the explosion. Photo by Lance Cpl. Heather Choate
02.26.2011 Story by Lance Cpl. Heather Choate
OKINAWA, Japan - Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, conducted a two-day basic demolition training package for junior Marines and sailors in the battalion.
The training was an opportunity for Marines in other Military Occupational Specialties to see firsthand what EOD does, according to Master Gunnery Sgt. Michael C. Sharp, staff noncommissioned officer in charge with EOD Company.
“We offered training with demolitions in order to provide a look at training most Marines normally do not get the opportunity to do,” said Sharp....
If you really want to know what our troops face every.single.day, go over to WOTN here and read the rest of this one.