Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan

2011, TV Show

Full Episodes(17)

Latest Episode: Reunion

May 01, 2012 Season 1 Episode 17 watch on (Paid)

Join Chief Petty Officer John Groat, Lieutenant Brad Penley, Petty Officer 1st Class Ricky Thibeault and Petty Officer 2nd Class Chase Holzhauer as they reunite for the first time since the filming of their five-month deployment. Watch as they reminisce about some of their nerve-racking missions and the intense stress and danger of dealing with enemy explosives on a daily basis.

Behind the Scenes

May 01, 2012 Season 1 Episode 16

Chief Petty Officer John Groat and his EOD platoon take you on a behind-the-scenes look at how they manage to live their lives in one of the most hostile environments on the planet. There's no shortage of excitement, even on off-days. See how they spend their time training young recruits, disposing of ordnances so that they won't fall into Taliban hands and how mail from home can boost morale exponentially--especially during the holidays. Plus, get a glimpse at how the television production team handles adjustment to military life.
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Weapons Tech

Apr 24, 2012 Season 1 Episode 15

In this in-depth look at the high tech tools used by EOD Platoon 342, you'll see the inner workings of the Navy's base camps in Afghanistan, including their highly-secured arsenal of explosives, armored vehicles, mechanical robots, mine-sniffing radar and more. See how their expensive tools and gadgets assist them in their daily life-saving missions.
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Best of Bomb Patrol

Apr 17, 2012 Season 1 Episode 14

When EOD platoon 342 began their five-month deployment to Afghanistan, even training couldn't prepare them for their most intense mission. In this special episode, see a recap of their unit's most memorable moments including their initial departure from sunny San Diego, California, the unexpected explosion of their robot near an Afghani military base, the detonation of a deadly suicide vest and more. Plus, don't miss the harrowing scenes where their squad comes under heavy fire from the enemy in the dead of night.
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Route X, Pt. 2

Apr 10, 2012 Season 1 Episode 13

After four days on Afghanistan's most treacherous road, the clearing crews have been fortunate to dodge all major obstacles--until the Buffalo gets too close to an IED, sending a shockwave through the group. Ricky and his team are rattled, but know they must press on over the next few days. With the frustration mounting and their options limited, it seems all that can go wrong will go wrong--especially when their final stop could be their last. Can the men in EOD keep their cool and finish off the hazardous mission?
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Route X, Pt. 1

Apr 03, 2012 Season 1 Episode 12

Ricky Thibeault and his EOD team head to Kunduz Province in northern Afghanistan to clear out one of the most dangerous roads in the country--Route X--that involves a painstakingly slow and hazardous process. The road is littered with IEDs, and a town full of Taliban make this extended mission a nightmare for the men. A few missteps have the convoy alarmed and one more wrong turn could be catastrophic.
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Donkeys

Mar 27, 2012 Season 1 Episode 11

The EOD team is finally back together at Camp Qaisar--but trouble awaits them as they are about to embark on one of their most dangerous missions yet. Reports of IEDs in a hostile town could be a revenge tactic employed by the Taliban, and it's up to Ricky and his team to investigate the scene. Meanwhile, back at Camp Griffin, the team rings in the New Year with a mission on one of the country's most dangerous roads. When they come across a suspicious setup, the team is quick to go on the defensive. How will they handle this sticky situation?
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The Firefight

Dec 27, 2011 Season 1 Episode 10

With only twenty five days left before their five-month mission in Afghanistan ends, Chief, Ricky and Chase set out to clear an IED-littered road among a highly populated Taliban village. Not far down the road, their convoy stumbles upon what appears to be a broken down vehicle. As the team stops to determine whether the car might somehow be connected to an IED or mine, they're surprised on all sides when they come under attack.
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Ambush

Dec 20, 2011 Season 1 Episode 9

With only twenty five days left before their five-month mission in Afghanistan ends, Chief, Ricky and Chase set out to clear an IED-littered road among a highly populated Taliban village. Not far down the road, their convoy stumbles upon what appears to be a broken down vehicle. As the team stops to determine whether the car might somehow be connected to an IED or mine, they're surprised on all sides when they come under attack.
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Teamwork

Dec 13, 2011 Season 1 Episode 8

Ricky and his team are ordered to return to Camp Griffin just three months into their deployment so Chief Groat can put Ricky's leadership skills to the test. It's great for Matt and Sam who welcome the change of scenery, but Ricky's starting to feel the lack of camaraderie is getting to him. While on a call with the Chief and Chase, Ricky keeps his mouth shut, even after the newly-formed team discovers a new, sophisticated threat from the Taliban. But Chief feels the lack of input won't affect his status as a team leader. After the rigorous evaluation period, Ricky is back out with Brad and Chase for one of the EOD team's most dangerous calls.
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Thanksgiving

Dec 06, 2011 Season 1 Episode 7

While the platoon's families are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday back home, Ricky's team responds to a call from the Afghan National Police regarding an old checkpoint station which had been overrun by the Taliban. The ANP want to use the station as their command post once again, however, they need his team to sweep it for any hidden bombs or mines. Although the mission starts out okay, Ricky's team soon starts to break apart. Meanwhile, at Camp Griffin, Chief's team is tasked with clearing a main road laced with an explosive. Once Chief discovers the pressure plate, he attempts to pull it out of the ground--by hand.
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Suicide Vest

Nov 29, 2011 Season 1 Episode 6

Jeremy and Chase join the Army on a mission to retrieve a deadly suicide vest. In Kunduz, Ricky, Matt, and Sam must remove an IED located just outside a dangerous Taliban stronghold.
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For Sgt. Kirspel

Nov 22, 2011 Season 1 Episode 5

At Camp Griffin, the platoon holds a memorial service for their fallen comrade, Sergeant Michael D. Kirspel, Jr., who passed away after being hit by an IED. And soon after, the boys get a call for their next mission where Chief gives Brendan his first chance at leading the pack. At Kunduz, Ricky, Matt and Sam struggle to find and disarm a bomb as heavily armed local militia swarm the area--and the project gets intense as the squad begins to think they're being ambushed.
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Live Charge

Nov 15, 2011 Season 1 Episode 4

Forward Operating Base Griffin gets a call from the local police station notifying them of a freshly buried IED. To search for the bomb, they send a robot out to the suspected dropsite in hopes of retrieving the IED intact--but soon run into trouble when their robot's computer system shuts down. Meanwhile, Ricky's team in Kunduz race to clear a road before the sun sets so a batch of 200 U.S. troops can make it back to their base camp. However, they begin to worry the whole event may be a hoax, setting them up for an ambush.
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The Triggerman

Nov 08, 2011 Season 1 Episode 3

Ricky, Matt and Sam are racing to stop a Taliban triggerman when the team finds themselves parked on top of a deadly IED. Chief, Brad and Chase are on a mission to blow up a live grenade when an ANP officer walks into the blast zone.
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Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan Clips & Interviews collapse view

Bomb Patrol: Tracking IED Daisy Chain
Bomb Patrol: Trekking Through Danger
Bomb Patrol: Ring Road Mystery
Bomb Patrol Afghanistan: Bye, Bye Robot
Bomb Patrol Afghanistan: Fire in the Hole!
Bomb Patrol Afghanistan: Dangerous Territory
Bomb Patrol Afghanistan: Where Is This IED?
Bye, Bye Robot
Fire in the Hole!
Bomb Patrol: Trekking Through Danger
Bomb Patrol: Tracking IED Daisy Chain
Bomb Patrol: Robot Sets Off IED
Bomb Patrol: Possible Casualties
Happy Birthday, Matt!
Bomb Patrol Afghanistan - Firefight Ambush

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