Formed in 23 April 1988, the National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Association (NATEODA) is a non-profit fraternal and educational organization of active and formerly active members of the military services of the United States of America who have served in military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) positions. Military EOD personnel of other nations are welcome to apply for associate membership.
The purpose of NATEODA is to preserve the history of EOD and to promote brotherhood among those who are serving and have served in the noble and self-sacrificing task of safely disposing of munitions. Once known as bomb disposal, the mission includes the rendering safe and disposal of all hazardous items containing explosives including: Conventional explosive munitions, chemical weapons, biological weapons, pyrotechnics, mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's), and nuclear weapons and materials.
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The Natiional EOD Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and donations may be made by clicking on the Donate button below. Officers and all staff are volunteers and do receive compensation. All donations are used to assist vets of all US military services.