Basic Explosive Ordnance Disposal Army Badge Mirror Finish
Army Basic Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Mirror Finish I.DESCRIPTION: A mirror-finished badge, 1-3/4 inches in height, consisting of shield charged with a conventional. drop bomb, point down, from which radiates four lightning flashes, all in front of and contained within a wreath of laurel leaves.II.SYMBOLISM: The shield charged with a drop bomb is from the shoulder sleeve insignia approved for the Bomb Disposal School in 1942. The device was subsequently adopted for wear on a brassard to identify bomb disposal personnel. The bomb, with point down, indicates a live bomb and with the shield reflects the functions of ordnance personnel to safely dispose of live ordanceIII. AWARD ELIGIBILITY: The specific criteria for award of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badges is included in AR 600-8-22, all badges require assignment to specific TOE/TDA EOD positions and recommended by the commander in addition to the following: I.Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Badge: Must have MOS 55D (enlisted) or 91E (officer), complete prescribed instruction and perform satisfactorily for 18 months for the award to permanent.