Robert Hodges is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Subject Matter Expert and Consultant. Mr. Hodges retired from active duty Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant after 30 years of service. He has served as an EOD operator in the CONUS, Europe, and the Pacific with several combat deployments as an EOD operator, EOD Staff Action Officer, and C-IED Planner to locations in South West Asia. His most recent deployments were in support of the C-IED Task Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Hodges carries BA degree in Homeland Security from American Military University (AMU), an AS degree from the Community College of the Air Force in EOD, and he is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Intelligence Studies with AMU.