Staff Sgt. Zachary McCarthy, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches how to properly clear unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The training gave both the 8th CES and 38th FG EOD units the opportunity to share techniques and practice disposing of ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
Staff Sgt. Zachary McCarthy, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches how to properly clear unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The training gave both the 8th CES and 38th FG EOD units the opportunity to share techniques and practice disposing of ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

USAF, ROKAF partner on EOD training

by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez
8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force's 38th Fighter Group EOD unit for joint ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Aug. 22.

More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how to properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings.

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