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EOD trains to maintain readiness

Staff Sgt. Steven Holbrook, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, reviews mission-related information at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. Unexploded ordnance recovery operations is one of the 10 mission-areas executed by EOD Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Staff Sgt. Steven Holbrook, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, reviews mission-related information at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. Unexploded ordnance recovery operations is one of the 10 mission-areas executed by EOD Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Senior Airman Adam Allen, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, carries ammunition cans at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. During training, EOD Airmen practiced safely securing inert unexploded ordnance parts to ensure the safety of personnel transporting a UXO. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Senior Airman Adam Allen, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, carries ammunition cans at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. During training, EOD Airmen practiced safely securing inert unexploded ordnance parts to ensure the safety of personnel transporting a UXO. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Senior Airman Adam Allen, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, removes an inert unexploded ordnance tail fuse at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. UXO recovery operations is one of the 10 mission-areas executed by EOD Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Senior Airman Adam Allen, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, removes an inert unexploded ordnance tail fuse at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. UXO recovery operations is one of the 10 mission-areas executed by EOD Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airmen with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal completed a reconnaissance training mission at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. Unexploded ordnance recovery operations is one of the 10 mission-areas executed by EOD Airmen. These Airmen train three times a week on UXO handling and dismantling procedures to maintain mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)