EOD

A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.

by Daniel Russ on August 6, 2012

  MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Six years ago it seemed a zany idea when Lieutenant Colonel Jenns Robertson , 45, a bespectacled Minnesota native with an outsized gee-whiz quality even by military standards, began a rather unusual hobby: documenting a century of US air power — bomb by bomb. Robertson asked: “What if […]

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Clooney’s Da Bomb

by Daniel Russ on April 29, 2010

“George Clooney’s villa in Lake Cuomo, Italy is under attack from the past. A 500 lb explosive dating from the Second World War was found under 15 yards of water just in front of the actor’s $40 million, 30-bed mansion. On Wednesday, experts retrieved and disabled the device, along with mines and other raw explosives, […]

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Marine Runs Mile In Full EOD Blast Suit In 9 Minutes

March 9, 2010

“The morning sky over Sahl Sinjar, Iraq, is barely lit by the sun, which has not yet broken past the horizon as most Marines throughout the forward operating base are getting their final moments of sleep. Meanwhile, a Marine explosive ordnance disposal technician sits on the back steps of a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle […]

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