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OTD-Gordon, 73d OD BN

An EOD bomb suit laid out with the EOD badge and Bomb helmet sitting on top.


Provide command, control, training, and all support to permanent party Soldiers, warrant officers, students and their families IOT develop Soldiers of character who are trained, motivated, self-disciplined, physically-fit warriors, that live by the Soldier's Creed, the Ordnance Creed, and are competent in entry-level MOS, advanced-level MOS and warrior skills IOT make an immediate contribution to the operational Army.


Be a highly disciplined, support focused, morally strong, courageous teams of teams. We will provide OEMTD with dedicated and well trained instructors who are prepared to support the Ordnance School across the full range of training operations. Leaders in OTD-G will always take care of Soldiers, civilians and families while also meeting all requirements to train the best Ordnance Soldiers in the Army. Ensuring our Soldiers are prepared to accomplish our support mission through tenacity, flexibility, discipline teamwork, competence and accountability in everything we do.


The Ordnance Training Detachment-Gordon was activated on 24 February 2014 at Fort Eisenhower, GA as a result of the 73rd Ordnance Battalion re-stationing at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. Bravo Company was inactivated on 14 July 2014.

73D OD Battalion crest with a cobra wrapped around the center

Training Units

Title of MOS


Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer
27 weeks 1 day
Radio And Communications Security Repairer
21 weeks 1 day
Computer/Detection Systems Repairer
20 weeks 2 days
Avionics and Survivability Equipment Repairer
17 weeks 3 days

Warrant Officers

948B (WOBC)
Electronic Systems Maintenance
14 weeks 1 day
948B (WOAC)
Electronic Systems Maintenance
9 weeks 1 day

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