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US, Republic of Korea Air Forces partner on explosive ordnance disposal training

Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct joint ordnance disposal training with the 38th Fighter Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how they would properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct joint ordnance disposal training with the 38th Fighter Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how they would properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Staff Sgt. Zachary McCarthy, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches how to properly clear unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Aug. 22, 2019. The training gave both the 8th CES and 38th FG EOD units the opportunity to share techniques and practice disposing of ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Staff Sgt. Zachary McCarthy, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, teaches how to properly clear unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The training gave both the 8th CES and 38th FG EOD units the opportunity to share techniques and practice disposing of ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 38th Fighter Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit practice disposing of simulated unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit first demonstrated techniques on how to work as one cohesive unit when clearing an area of unexploded ordnance. Following their demonstration, the 38th FG EOD practiced the techniques while receiving assistance and feedback from their American counterparts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 38th Fighter Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit practice disposing of simulated unexploded ordnance during a joint training with the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit first demonstrated techniques on how to work as one cohesive unit when clearing an area of unexploded ordnance. Following their demonstration, the 38th FG EOD practiced the techniques while receiving assistance and feedback from their American counterparts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

The 38th Fighter Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit partnered with the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron EOD unit to train on disposing of ordnance in the field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how to properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

The 38th Fighter Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit partnered with the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron EOD unit to train on disposing of ordnance in the field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how to properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct joint training with 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The joint training focused on procedures and techniques of disposing of unexploded ordnance in various environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct joint training with 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The joint training focused on procedures and techniques of disposing of unexploded ordnance in various environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Staff Sgt. Javier Martinez, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, assists Master Sgt. Myung-Hyung Oh, 38th Fighter Group EOD technician, in putting on individual protective equipment during ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th FG EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Staff Sgt. Javier Martinez, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, assists Master Sgt. Myung-Hyung Oh, 38th Fighter Group EOD technician, in putting on individual protective equipment during ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th FG EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Senior Airman Conner Walsh, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, prepares to conduct joint ordnance disposal with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how they would properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Senior Airman Conner Walsh, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, prepares to conduct joint ordnance disposal with the 38th Fighter Group EOD unit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how they would properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit conduct ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 22, 2019. The 8th CES EOD unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group EOD unit to conduct joint ordnance disposal training, share response procedures and focus on enhancing mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --

The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit partnered with the Republic of Korea Air Force's 38th Fighter Group EOD unit for joint ordnance disposal training at Kunsan Air Base, Aug. 22.

More than 20 Airmen from the two units participated in the joint training, which challenged the EOD units to demonstrate how to properly dispose of unexploded ordnance in various settings.