(Fort Leonard Wood)–Fort Leonard Wood Explosive Ordinance Disposal Soldiers are hosting a recruiting event this Thursday from 10 a-m to 2 p-m at the Main Exchange on the post.
They are currently seeking junior enlisted Soldiers, E-3 through E-5, looking for a career change into what Army officials call the pre-eminent tactical and technical explosives experts.
E-O-D specialists research and identify ordnance, assist in the preparation and use of advanced robotics, explosively dispose of hazardous ordnance, and prepare and maintain tools, equipment, and vehicles. Their mission extends beyond the Department of Defense–they also assist civilian organizations with ordnance identification and disposal. In addition to the standard pay, E-O-D Soldiers additionally receive $150 demolition pay and $375 special-duty assignment pay each month. All E-O-D applicants must be a U-S citizen, have a minimum ASVAB score of 105 in general maintenance, possess a U. S driver’s license, have a minimum physical profile of 111221, be eligible for a top-secret security clearance, and have normal color vision.