Reporting from the fourth annual Naval Expeditionary Forces Symposium and Expo …
Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Stebbins, executive officer of EOD Mobile Unit 6, is giving the EOD scoop. He is a mustang with a wealth of knowledge in gunnery, parachute ops and all things that go boom.
And he brings a remarkable and commendable report of EOD operations in operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom for 2009. These sailors and officers:
- Conducted 6,125 combat missions
- Conducted 916 direct-action missions with Special Operations Forces
- Neutralized 1,306 improvised explosive devices
- Removed 336,000 pounds of explosives from the battlefield
- Were awarded six Purple Hearts and 81 Bronze Stars
Bravo Zulu to all EOD sailors and officers!