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)
When Soldiers have completed the prescribed EOD training, they will then PCS to an EOD unit. There is no guaranteed station of choice.
MOS 89D is not gender specific, both Females and Males are allowed to request reclassification for this MOS.
PFC - CPL MAY APPLY.
Soldiers who previously terminated volunteer status for MOS 89D may not reapply for the EOD program. Soldiers are not eligible to apply when they: