U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Frey, an explosive ordnance disposal airmen deployed to the 966th Air Expeditionary Squadron at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, cuts blocks of C-4 before performing a controlled detonation, March 15, 2012. Frey is deployed to Afghanistan from the Nebraska Air National Guard out of the 155th Air Refueling Wing in Lincoln, Neb. 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.
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