In the Workplace with Peter Cappelli and Dan O'Meara
Let's Talk Bomb Disposal
How does one pursue a career in bomb disposal? What is it like to disarm explosive devices overseas? Today, Kelly Lombard answers these questions (and more) with our hosts Peter Cappelli and Dan O'Meara.
Kelly spent six years as a Special Operations bomb disposal expert in the Navy, which provided him the opportunity to lead highly specialized operators in some interesting environments. The Navy’s bomb squad (called Explosive Ordnance Disposal or EOD in the military) is widely recognized as being the most elite unit of its kind in the world, as they are responsible for defusing any and all types of explosive weapons (improvised, conventional, nuclear, chemical, biological, and underwater to name a few categories). He's currently getting his MBA at the Wharton School, graduating in 2020.