319th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company

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319th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company
Active 2003 - Present
Country  United States
Branch Washington Army National Guard
Role Tactical and technical explosives experts

The 319th (EOD) soldiers are one of the United States Army National Guards pre-eminent tactical and technical explosives experts. Company is part of 96th Troop Command.

Overview[edit]

These soldiers are trained, equipped, and integrated to attack, defeat, and exploit unexploded ordnance (UXO), improvised explosive devices (IED), chemical, biological, and nuclear ordnance and weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

These EOD specialists perform duties locating, identifying, rendering safe and disposing of foreign and domestic conventional, biological, chemical, or nuclear ordnance and IEDs; WMDs and large vehicle bombs; they conduct intelligence gathering operations on first seen ordnance and IEDs, and support very important persons (VIP) missions for the United States Secret Service, State Department and other federal agencies.

Commanders[edit]

  • CPT Michael Slevin (2003–2005)
  • CPT Alfred Johnson (2005–2011)
  • 1LT Keith Toohey (2011–2012)
  • CPT Tammi Croteau (2012–2014)
  • CPT Ryan Loyd (2014-2016)
  • CPT Jack Sparrow (2016-present)

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