NEWS

  • MacDill EOD Airmen conduct training

    U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Airmen from the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron rehearse techniques and tactics used to handle improvised explosive devices in a simulated training environment at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 13, 2021. EOD technicians at MacDill AFB support a

  • AFCEC begins rollout of high-tech EOD robots to installations

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate made its first delivery of the new medium-size explosive ordnance disposal robot to the field Oct. 15, to Tyndall AFB. Over the next 16-18 months, AFCEC will deliver 333 high-tech robots to every EOD flight

  • EOD sharpens skills, maintains proficiency during COVID

    The 315th Civil Engineer Flight’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here held a live-explosives demolition training June 27, 2020, at the EOD range near the Naval Weapons Station Charleston.To maintain mission readiness and the ability to answer the call when needed, the 315 CEF Reservists battle

  • MacDill’s EOD supports ATF in federal case

    The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, led a joint disposal operation along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), at the Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, Sept. 8-11, 2019.

  • MacDill trains local TSA

    In an effort to assist local Transportation Security Administration officers with explosives identification, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight hosted an inter-agency training exercise, Sept. 11, 2019, at MacDill Air Force Base.

  • Celebrity chef shares passion for health and food with Dover Airmen

    Celebrity chef Robert Irvine facilitated a Dorm to Gourm class for 10 Dover Airmen at the Fitness Center, Aug. 27, 2019.Irvine and Shane Cash, Irvine’s corporate chef, came to the base, cooked and visited with Airmen.After his arrival and short introductions, Irvine divided up the class into five

  • EOD: Herk Nation ambassadors across Arkansas

    The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at Little Rock Air Force Base completes countless hours of training and faces ample challenges in order to provide support to not only the base, but also to the entire state of Arkansas.

  • National robot rodeo at JB Charleston promotes STEM and safety

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C.—Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal coordinated and hosted the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13-17, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The ENRR, which was hosted here for the first time, showcased revolutionary robotics

  • Joint, total force enhances MacDill EOD training

    For the first time, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. used its semiannual training exercise as a foundation to become something more. The 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Communication Support Element and the U.S. Army’s 5th