The ceremony at the wall was a solemn reminder of the latest eod technicians to have given all.
We actually had an eod bomb-sniffing dog along with us on the last excursion.
The insurgents will sometimes plant bombs to bait an eod team into showing up, then attack them with guns.
The first rule of an eod solider is to try and stay in your vehicle, the heavy-metal womb that protects you from explosions.
When Colomer started eod training in 1999, most Marines considered it a demanding but obscure job.
He survived to attend the 2009 annual eod memorial ceremony and ball at Eglin.
He no doubt saw the memorial wall there on which are inscribed the names of eod technicians who had been killed in action.
As the movie reveals, an eod soldier is not just an expert bomb-defuser.
The only other central authority in the state was the king's council or court (eod, witan, plebs, concilium).