Tag: 303rd Ordnance Battalion

Army explosives experts compete for top honors in Hawaii

Army explosives experts compete for top honors in Hawaii

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three two-man explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams competed for top honors in the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) level EOD Team of the Year competition, January 18-25 at various locations around the island of Oahu.

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8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from across U.S. Army-Pacific, including explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) technicians from the 303rd Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, in conjunction with Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, held a closing ceremony and certificate presentation for 11 Vietnam Mine Action Training Center students on July 27.

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EOD Teams compete for the best in the Pacific

EOD Teams compete for the best in the Pacific

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ability to blend technical knowledge, speed, precision, discipline and patience while racing a clock and standing face to face with explosives … well, that’s a day in the life for an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team.

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Emergency responders test skills during All Hazards

Emergency responders test skills during All Hazards

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Various emergency responders, along with Soldiers from the 71st Chemical Company, 303rd Ordnance Disposal Battalion (EOD), 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, tested their emergency response training during the All Hazards Full-Scale Exercise (AHFSE), at Schofield Barracks’ Area-X, June 7.

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8th MP’s wheeled vehicle mechanics improve mission readiness

8th MP’s wheeled vehicle mechanics improve mission readiness

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nearly a dozen wheeled vehicle mechanics from throughout the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, participated in a two-week course taught by Oshkosh Defense March 29-April 7, here.

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‘Warfighters’ strengthen Army’s backbone

‘Warfighters’ strengthen Army’s backbone

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is the first milestone in the career of an enlisted Soldier.

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303rd EOD Bn. builds interagency relationships, enhances capabilities

303rd EOD Bn. builds interagency relationships, enhances capabilities

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 303rd Ordnance Disposal Battalion (EOD), 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted a Post Blast Investigator’s Course, here, March 6-10.

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303rd EOD Soldiers train with Royal Thai Army in Cobra Gold 2017

303rd EOD Soldiers train with Royal Thai Army in Cobra Gold 2017

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately five Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from 716th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 303rd Explosive Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, have spent the past two weeks in Thailand working to ensure a safe training environment for the 3,600 total U.S. Forces at largest Theater Security Cooperation exercise in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, Cobra Gold.

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303rd EOD experts enhance relations, share capabilities with Japan

303rd EOD experts enhance relations, share capabilities with Japan

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Explosive ordnance disposal specialists are the Army’s foremost tactical and technical explosives experts who are trained and equipped to safely defeat and exploit unexploded ordnance (UXO), improvised explosive devices (IED) and weapons of mass destruction.

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Army Chief of Staff tours Army watercraft, views EOD and dive capabilities

Army Chief of Staff tours Army watercraft, views EOD and dive capabilities

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gen. Mark A, Milley, the 39th U.S. Army Chief of Staff, wrapped up his visit of the Asia-Pacific region by touring the U.S. Army Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker (Logistic Support Vessel – 4) and viewed capabilities from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade and 303D Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 8th Military Police Brigade August 23 here.

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