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New US Navy EOD Challenge Coin Released!
Initial Success or Total Failure are the only options for the Men with Nerves of Steel and Titanium Balls.
US Navy EOD Techs are responsible for rendering safe all types of ordnance, including improvised, chemical, biological, and nuclear. They perform land and underwater location, identification, render-safe, and recovery/disposal of foreign and domestic ordnance. They conduct demolition of hazardous munitions, using various techniques.
As a Navy EOD Technician, you will have many far-ranging duties that can cast you on missions across the world. Your duties may require you to:
• Detonate and demolish hazardous munitions, pyrotechnics and outdated explosives
• Work with cutting-edge technology to remotely disable unsafe ordnance
• Perform parachute or helicopter insertion operations
• Support law enforcement agencies
• Clear waterways of mines in support of the Fleet
Your unique skills and knowledge will add to the strengths of other Special Operations units, as well as your own. As an EOD Technician, you may also:
• Locate, identify, neutralize, recover and dispose of various ordnances, such as sea mines, torpedoes and depth charges
• Support other Special Operations/Special Warfare units, such as Navy SEALs, Army Special Forces and Marine Expeditionary Units
• Help the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of State to protect the President, Vice President and other officials and dignitaries
• Assist with security at large international events, such as sporting events or world summits
The design features the EOD Badge or “Crab”
The Wreath Symbolic of the achievements and laurels gained minimizing accident potentials through the ingenuity and devotion to duty of its members. It is in memory of those EOD personnel who gave their lives while performing EOD duties.
The Bomb Copied from the design of the World War II Bomb Disposal Badge, the bomb represents the historic and major objective of the EOD attack, the unexploded bomb.
Lightning Bolts Symbolize the potential destructive power of the bomb and the courage and professionalism of EOD personnel in their endeavors to reduce hazards as well as to render explosive ordnance harmless.
The Shield Represents the EOD mission - to prevent a detonation and protect the surrounding area and property to the utmost.
Above the Death’s Head find the name EOD written in a deep black the color of the night sky when EOD Techs must operate to clear the path for the Fleet.
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