23 - Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The ammunition and EOD occupational field includes planning, operations, and management related to a very hazardous group of materiel. These MOSs require personnel who are mature, mentally sound, and have evidenced a willingness and capability to perform their assigned duties in a reliable manner.

The ammunition technician handles, transports, and stores all type of ammunition, explosives, missiles, inspects materiel to determine serviceability and need for repair or destruction;

The EOD technician provides the commander with the capability to neutralize hazards associated with conventional explosive ordnance, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and improvised explosive devices (IED); and conducts ordnance technical intelligence and dynamic explosive entry.

Officer MOS List


Basic Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer


Basic MOS


Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer

WO - CWO5, Capt - LtCol

Primary MOS


Ammunition Officer

WO - CWO5, Capt - LtCol

Primary MOS

Enlisted MOS List

Basic Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marine


Pvt - GySgt

Basic MOS

Ammunition Technician


Pvt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician


Sgt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

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