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332nd EOD Trains for the real thing

EOD Exercise

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Paul Vorce, executes on of the trickiest aspects of an EOD technicians career, getting a roll of tape started while a full “chem-gear” suit, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures Walker and the other Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Walker, approaches a simulated UXO or unexploded ordnance and prepares to measure its properties using a hand-held sensor, during a 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing exercise, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures Walker and the other Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

During an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing a simulated UXO or unexploded ordnance waits on a team of EOD Airmen to remove it and render it inert ensuring the safety of base personnel, April 30, 2021.

EOD Exercise

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Walker, pours water into a five-gallon pail during an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing where they responded to a simulated unexploded ordnance, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures Walker and the other Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Walker, speaks with a fellow EOD Airman during an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing where they responded to a simulated unexploded ordnance, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures Walker and the other Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

Two members of the 332nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal team unload equipment during an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing where they responded to a simulated unexploded ordnance, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures the Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

Members of the 332nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal team unload equipment during an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing where they responded to a simulated unexploded ordnance, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures the Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

EOD Exercise

Members of the 332nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal team participate in an exercise responding to a simulated unexploded ordnance, April 30, 2021. The exercise served to hone skills in responding to an attack on the undisclosed location. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

332nd AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Paul Vorce, executes on of the trickiest aspects of an EOD technicians career, getting a roll of tape started while a full “chem-gear” suit, April 30, 2021. Despite soaring temperatures Walker and the other Airmen opted to suit up in “chem-gear” to better simulate an actual response. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)