SANTA RITA, Guam (Oct. 03, 2018) - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Nic Gorsuch, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, participates in a supervisor certification dive with Mark 16 Mod 1 closed-circuit mixed-gas underwater breathing apparatus aboard a rigid-hull inflatable boat. EODMU 5 conducts counter improvised explosive device operations, renders safe explosive hazards and disarms underwater explosives. EODMU 5 is assigned to Commander, Task Force 75, the primary expeditionary task force responsible for the planning and execution of coastal riverine operations, explosive ordnance disposal, diving engineering and construction, and underwater construction in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
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