Eager Response 18
180108-N-XE158-0047 Mohammed Al-Ahmad Naval Base, KUWAIT (Jan. 8, 2018) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Carolyn Willeford, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class William Orndorff assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, prepare emergency gear for a dive casualty drill during a training evolution as part of exercise Eager Response 18. Eager Response 18 is a bilateral explosive ordnance disposal military exercise between the State of Kuwait and the United States. The exercise fortifies military-to-military relationships between the Kuwait Naval Force (KNF) and U.S. Navy, advance the operational capabilities of Kuwaiti and U.S. forces to operate in the maritime domain, and enhance interoperability and warfighting readiness. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Louis Rojas/Released)