Images: EOD airmen blast keeping service members safe [Image 7 of 38]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Scott Rice, explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 966th Air Expeditionary Squadron and Combined Joint Task Force Paladin, looks for an exact location on a map before heading out to respond to a multiple rocket attack on base at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, March 20, 2012. The EOD flight with the 966th AES is tasked to mitigate, render safe, and/or destroy any conventional or unconventional explosive threat as well as chemical, nuclear or biological hazards inside and outside the wire. Their operations can be performed 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Some of their responsibilities as EOD technicians include mitigating improvised explosive devices, post blast analysis and route clearing packages.
Date Posted:03.26.2012 04:38
Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AF