U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Nipp, an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, communicates with his partner during an EOD training exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 03, 2021. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm and dispose of explosive threats in the most extreme environments to ensure readiness to execute global special operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda A. Flower-Raschella)

Hurlburt Field to conduct EOD demonstration this Friday, detonations will last throughout the day

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Nipp, an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, communicates with his partner during an EOD training exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 03, 2021. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm and dispose of explosive threats in the most extreme environments to ensure readiness to execute global special operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda A. Flower-Raschella)

The 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team will conduct an EOD demonstration Friday, August 5 starting around 8:00 a.m. and lasting until 2:00 p.m.

  • The detonations may cause local residents to hear or feel the vibrations from these charges.
  • The charges will continue throughout the day.

According to a Thursday morning press release, the demonstration will occur at the Hurlburt Field Range.

EOD officials advise if the humidity is high or if there is cloud coverage, the effects can seem louder and closer than on clear days.

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