ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The bomb squad is trained to work in stressful, dangerous situations. However, dozens of local explosives specialists are using their training this month to help children in the community.
Local members of the Air Force, the Army and the Albuquerque Police Department’s bomb squads are using their knowledge of electronics to put on a beeping Easter egg hunt for children who are blind or visually impaired.
Families are invited to attend the event on Saturday, April 15 at USS Bullhead Memorial Park from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
About 25 people gathered at the Kirtland Air Force Base on Friday to build circuits, allowing each egg to make a beeping noise so that children can find them by following the sound.
“We tried to build an assembly line, and it’s going pretty well,” said Air Force Tech Sgt. John Johnson. “We’re building some pretty in-depth circuits.”
He said he was inspired to …