SANTA RITA, GUAM
Video by Ivan Skvaril
Navy EOD Technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, with support from the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Support Squadron (HSC) 25, conduct HRST cast, free fall, and static line parachute operations into Apra Harbor, Guam. This training exercise prepares Navy EOD technicians to get to explosive threats anytime, anywhere, and as quickly as possible, maximizing our responsiveness across the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations.
EODMU-5 is assigned to Commander, Task Force 75, which executes command and control of assigned Navy Expeditionary Combat Forces in the 7th Fleet area of operations. They plan and execute Naval Construction, Expeditionary Logistics, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Maritime Expeditionary Security, and Exploitation Forces assigned to the Commander, 7th Fleet for crisis response, humanitarian assistance, and major combat operations.