A recent ammunition explosion in Kagan, Uzbekistan, prompted an appeal for international aid. As a result, Lieutenant Colonel Gary Bolos led a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Non-Commissioned Officers from the United States Department of Defense into Uzbekistan to deliver equipment and train the Uzbek Army on proper detection and removal of the ammunition with a limited budget and restricted schedule.
"Uzbekistan Ammunition Depot Explosion Cleanup: U.S. DoD Support,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 13
, Article 40.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss1/40