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After decades of ground war, Navy EODs are getting back to the sea | Navy Times
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cole C. Pielop

After decades of ground war, Navy EODs are getting back to the sea | Navy Times

Navy has released a new strategic vision on EODs for the coming decades. The Navy’s EOD sailors were called upon to serve the vital role of clearing roads in Iraq and Afghanistan from IED threats, Capt. Richard Hayes, the commodore for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2, told reporters Thursday. “Now that we have less capacity dedicated to those land missions, we are spending a bit more time in the maritime domain,” Hayes said.

Source: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2020/10/22/after-decades-of-ground-war-navy-eods-are-getting-back-to-the-sea/