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    nexploded ordnance presents problems to workers and the general public as these explosive devices have been left behind from world wars and other conflicts. Over time these devices have been overlain by sediment at which point they have been buried to where they pose certain dangers to the public, and workers that are contracted for infrastructure projects. There is estimated to be around 15 million acres in unexploded ordnance in the U.S. alone. Geophysicists use Magnetics in order to locate the unexploded ordnance to prevent accidents and damage to infrastructure as these devices may still be active. This is done via a variety of ways and applications. By mainly using magnetic waves we are able to detect certain anomalies in data to a certain…

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    Centurion Tank Analysis

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    Title In the last few years of World War II, the arms race for an adaptable and superior tank accelerated, which put pressure on all the participating nations: Germany, Russia, the United States, and Great Britain. To compete against German tanks, the British government ordered engineers to design an adaptable tank in 1943. The engineers’ goal would be to design a far superior tank compared to the German counterparts; however, this project did not reach completion until the end of the war in…

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    Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians (NEOD), the organization that I am currently a part of and have some influence over, are a small group (1500 personnel) trained in the art of bomb disposal. As a scalable force, we specialize in complex and dangerous tasks ranging from IED to chemical and biological weapon remediation. NEOD personnel can enter a crisis surreptitiously from the air, under the sea and across the land. NEOD has historically been the “force of choice” across virtually…

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    Army Recommendations

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    Upon arrival to the base, I was responsible for keeping the base safe from any type of explosive threat or device, and for decreasing disruptions to the quality of life. I spent time learning the routines and practices of the installation, so that I could review and appraise adequately. Further, when I was able to observe how practice was implemented against policy, I proposed a more comprehensive plan for protecting the base, implementing different standards and best practices taught to me at…

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    Bomb Technician

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    xplosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Bomb Technicians. Their job is to limit damage to people and property by rendering safe or disposing of unexploded, unfired or fired ordnance (Conventional, nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological). They respond to IED’s, UXO’s (unexploded ordnance) from wars past, clear bombing ranges and much more. Composition C Composition C (C4) is the standard HE (high explosive) for the military. One block of M112 C4 weighs 1.25 pounds and has a TNT equivalent…

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    One of the soldiers was named Kip, decides to stay at the Villa to try and seize any unexploded ordnances. Kip is an Indian Sikh (is a panentheistic religion that originated in the Punjab Region of the Indian Subcontinent during the 15th century), a Sapper (Combat Engineer), specializes in bomb and ordnance disposal. The English patient and Kip immediately become friends. While being sedated by morphine, the patient reveals everything; how he was in love with and Englishwoman named Katharine…

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    Bomb Disposal History

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    The mass production of artillery shells led to many defects in the ammunition, a large percentage of shells fired were found to be duds. These “duds” became hazardous as they were unpredictable. They could explode at any second. The British dedicated a section of their Ordnance Examiners from the Royal Army to handle the issue. In 1918, the Germans developed delayed-action fuzes that would later develop into more advanced versions during the 1930s. As Nazi Germany began its arms development.…

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    Bombing In Laos

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    One by one, the items started to explode. Nobody knew why. The Ho Chi Minh Trail was the supply line for offensives of the actual war going on between the North Vietnamese Army, U.S., Thai, and South Vietnamese forces. There are many causes that made the United States decide to bomb Laos. Laos was bombed with millions of tons of bombs, but, they are being given money to take care of removing the bombs. It all began in March of 1964, a normal day in Laos. The United States president, Lyndon B.…

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    than 40 two-year AEGD residents over his 11 years as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He attained board certification on the first attempt and is a Fellow of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. LTC Ryhn has proven himself as a Soldier. He deployed to Craig Joint Theater Hospital with the 455th EDMG as the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Bagram, Afghanistan. This position was a joint service billet as he was the only Army surgeon attached to the Air Force unit…

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    a)Publishing public announcements on TV, radio, internet, b)Attaching importance to advantage of February 12’th International Day Against The Use Of Child Soldiers by: I) organizing activities in schools and public areas, ii)hanging posters iii)publishing public announcements, c)Supporting The Children, Not Soldiers Campaign, d)Supporting UN Peacekeepers awareness raising activities such as but not limited to: I)launching campaigns, ii)organizing events , …

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