89D EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD) SPECIALIST - New York Army National Guard - Military Veterans

at New York Army National Guard

New York, New York

CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more. Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard.  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

OVERVIEW
Explosive ordnance disposal specialist Soldiers are the Army National Guard's preeminent tactical and technical explosives experts. They are warriors who are properly trained, equipped and integrated to attack, defeat and exploit unexploded ordnance, improvised explosive devices and weapons of mass destruction.

Explosive ordnance disposal specialists are the culmination of the best tactical and technical training the Army National Guard and civilian academia can provide. They are prepared to perform missions in support of Army National Guard units worldwide, across all operational environments.

JOB DUTIES

  • Research and identify ordnance
  • Assist in the preparation and use of advanced robotics
  • Explosively dispose of hazardous ordnance
  • Prepare and maintain tools, equipment and vehicles


TRAINING
Job training for an explosive ordance disposal specialist requires completing 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 36 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, VA.

Advanced Individual Training: 7 weeks, 4 days at Fort Lee, VA, and 28 weeks, 3 days at Eglin AFB, FL

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Basic electronics/electricity fundamentals
  • Hazards and identification of United States and foreign munitions
  • Demolition materials, procedures and operations
  • Chemical and biological procedures and operations


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Aptitude for planning and organizing
  • Ability to work calmly under stress
  • Ability to use computers effectively


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Skilled Technical (ST): 110

Benefits and Services Joining the Guard:

  • Monthly Paycheck
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Now Offering up to a $20,000 Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment Plans - Repaying up to $50,000 on your behalf.
  • Paid training in 130+ career fields
  • Earn retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

Click link below to get in touch with a Recruiter

https://www.nyarmynationalguard.com/

New York, New York

CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more.

Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior Service members from all branches could be required to attend a six-week Basic Combat Training (BCT) course at Fort Leonard Wood depending on the length of their break in service. For more information regarding whether you will be required to attend a six-week Basic Training you will need to speak with your Recruiter.
  • ASVAB – Applicants with a break in service of over 10 years must re-take the ASVAB to establish current scores.
  • For full requirements and additional information, please contact your local recruiter.

A SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR YOUR LIFE

When you join the Guard, you create a world where goals are within your grasp. It’s not easy, but you’ll overcome whatever challenge is laid out before you.

Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you.

Begin your planning.

Civilian life is new territory, and a lateral move to the Guard is the smart plan. Ease your transition with these advantages.

 

Get in the Guard. Protect what you’ve earned. And move towards your next objective. 

 

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