Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge

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Full-Size Badge. Mirror Finish.

Army Master 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 the point down, indicates a live bomb and with the shield reflects the functions of ordnance personnel to safely dispose of live ordnance III.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. Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge: Must have been awarded the Senior EOD Badge and served 60 months in a TOE/TDA officer of NCO EOD position, since award of the senior badge.