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  • EOD trains to dispose of UXOs

    Airmen from the 18th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Flight, train to remove unexploded ordinance during a routine training exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 10, 2022. This training is designed to evaluate Kadena’s ability to fulfill its mission, ensuring the

  • Destroying explosives, improving interoperability

    The 18th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight disposed of 930 unserviceable grenades with the help of Marines and Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts. Fostering bilateral relationships between U.S. EOD technicians and JASDF counterparts ensures increased interoperability.

  • EOD hosts REHM Enabler Forces program

    The 18th CES Explosives Ordnance Disposal Flight conducted a Rapid Explosive Hazard Mitigation Enabler Forces program to train 15 personnel from various career fields throughout the squadron. The 18th CES EOD Flight is the first unit Air Force wide to establish an all-inclusive program, training

  • EOD hosts IED training

    The 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted a training event to hone their skills in responding to wartime Improvised Explosive Devices at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 26-27, 2021. The exercise simulated a deployed jungle environment, with an emphasis on conducting