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EOD Warfighter Challenge

An explosive ordnance disposal Airman begins to disarm a bomb inside a car trunk during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

An explosive ordnance disposal Airman uses a rope to pull a bomb away from its location during the Warfighter Challenge May 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

Senior Airman Patrick Douglas, 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, checks the status of an injured Airman during the Warfighter Challenge May 9 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

An explosive ordnance disposal Airman puts a clip on bomb wires during the Warfighter Challenge May 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

An explosive ordnance disposal Airman tries to free a victim from a collar bomb during the Warfighter Challenge May 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

Airman 1st Class Jace Zook, 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, begins to disarm a bomb inside a car trunk during the Warfighter Challenge May 9 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

Explosive ordnance disposal Airmen provide medical aid to a team member during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

Airman 1st Class Jace Zook, 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, searches a car for bomb devices during the Warfighter Challenge May 9 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

EOD Warfighter Challenge

An explosive ordnance disposal Airman carries his team member during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman searches a car for bomb devices during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman clears the dust away from a buried bomb during the Warfighter Challenge May 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman searches a car for bomb devices during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman examines a bomb held by a simulated victim during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman begins to disarm a bomb inside a car trunk during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman uses a rope to pull a suspicious package away from its location during the Warfighter Challenge May 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman begins to disarm a bomb inside a car trunk during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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An explosive ordnance disposal Airman checks the status of his team member during the Warfighter Challenge May 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Eglin-based exercise provides Airmen the chance to experience EOD problem-solving scenarios and network with others in the career field to help improve the mission. The Challenge was created by Eglin’s EOD flight Airmen last year as a week-long training exercise. The interest and success of the event forced the coordinators to add another week of training to meet the demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

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