Explosive ordnance disposal specialists must possess the additional following qualifications:
Soldiers who desire to reenlist or reclassify into MOS 89D Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) must initiate their application with the following documents:
Complete, sign, and email the letter of intent, credit check form, and DA-705 to the following email address:
POINTS OF CONTACT:
Contact your local field Career Counselor or Reenlistment NCO to check eligibility for voluntary reclassification into the EOD career field.
Training Path to EOD
Accepted volunteers will PCS to Eglin AFB, Florida and attend formal training at Fort Lee, VA, TDY enroute.
Phase 1: 4E-89E/645-89D10/20 (9 weeks) taught at Fort Lee, VA (TDY – no dependants authorized)
Phase 2: 4E-89E/645-89D10/20 (29 weeks) taught at Eglin AFB, Florida (Dependants authorized).
Soldiers who fail to complete the prescribed EOD training or who enter the training and later are found to be unqualified will be removed from the EOD Program and reassigned. Upon completion of training, Soldiers are awarded MOS 89D (Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist) and owe a 36 month additional service obligation upon completion of this training
(Everyone goes through the same course -- Officer and Enlisted)