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.