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A Day in the Life of EOD

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason Ostberg and Staff Sgt. Nicholas Jensen, 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians, perform barbell shoulder presses at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. EOD technicians are required to engage in physical training five days per week to maintain individual strength, stamina, and aerobic capacity at a level appropriate for the EOD mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason Ostberg and Staff Sgt. Nicholas Jensen, 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians, perform barbell shoulder presses at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. EOD technicians are required to engage in physical training five days per week to maintain individual strength, stamina, and aerobic capacity at a level appropriate for the EOD mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

Members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight, operate an ANDROS F6A robot during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise inside the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The EOD members' objective during the exercise was to locate and assess the threat and disable the potentially destructive device. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

Members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight, operate an ANDROS F6A robot during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise inside the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The EOD members' objective during the exercise was to locate and assess the threat and disable the potentially destructive device. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

An ANDROS F6A robot is piloted by members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise inside the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The robot is used for reconnaissance and disabling destructive devices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

An ANDROS F6A robot is piloted by members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise inside the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The robot is used for reconnaissance and disabling destructive devices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

An ANDROS F6A robot, piloted by members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight, searches for a simulated weapon of mass destruction between a row of seating during a training exercise in the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The simulated WMD was placed in a low-lit and confined space to make it more challenging to detect. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

An ANDROS F6A robot, piloted by members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight, searches for a simulated weapon of mass destruction between a row of seating during a training exercise in the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The simulated WMD was placed in a low-lit and confined space to make it more challenging to detect. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

Members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight dress in Level A chemical suits during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The Level A suits offer the highest level of protection against harmful vapors, gases and particles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

Members of the 355th Civil Engineering Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight dress in Level A chemical suits during a weapons of mass destruction training exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. The Level A suits offer the highest level of protection against harmful vapors, gases and particles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex Johnson, 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal apprentice, disables a simulated weapon of mass destruction during a training exercise at the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. EOD frequently engages in similar exercises to maintain proficiency in defense against chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex Johnson, 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal apprentice, disables a simulated weapon of mass destruction during a training exercise at the base theater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 8, 2015. EOD frequently engages in similar exercises to maintain proficiency in defense against chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released)