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Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company taking expertise to Canada to clear out unexploded material

Members of the 1108th Explosives Ordnance Disposal Team train with a robot during a controlled detonation exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in 2010.
Members of the 1108th Explosives Ordnance Disposal Team train with a robot during a controlled detonation exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in 2010.
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This weekend, the New York National Guard’s 1108th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company will be traveling north to assist the Canadian government in clearing nearly 6,000 pounds of unexploded bombs. The 1108th, located at the Scotia Glenville Armed Forces Reserve Center since 2008, will leave Saturday for the exercise in Goose Bay, Ontario, and is expected to return two weeks later. The EOD will be working to clear potential hazards from an old bombing range where ...


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