Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal

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Pick almost any job in the U.S. military; it will be dangerous work.Most people do not understand that to win in battle, a soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine must constantly train to master his particular combat skills, maintain them, and rehearse them — so that they become second nature.Two things are true about this: first, even the sharpest, gutsiest, most skilled trooper runs the risk of being killed in combat.Second, training for war can be as lethal as combat.Military men and women die in training accidents all the time.Wearing our nation’s uniform is risky, but some military occupations are exponentially more dangerous than others.So dangerous, in fact, that someone looking in from the outside might wonder why people do those kinds of jobs.The answer is because someone has to.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is one of those jobs.It’s one of those…

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