Coronado-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1 Welcomes New Commander

    — The Navy’s West Coast bomb disposal command got a new leader Thursday at a ceremony at Coronado Naval Amphibious Base.

    Capt. Robert A. Baughman took over command of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1, accepting the reins from the outgoing Capt. Edward W. Eidson. Eidson had led the command and its 1,200 sailors since July 2010.

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    Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: