Roles in the Corps: Combat Engineer
Overview of the roles and responsibilities of being a Combat Engineer as told by Marine First Lieutenant Baliko.
Combat Engineers lead Marines in route reconnaissance, demolitions, mine and countermine warfare, obstacle emplacement, breaching and construction. Engineering is divided into four categories: mobility, countermobility, survivability and general engineering. Officers find themselves performing many missions, such as building a bridge or repairing a medical clinic in a disaster-struck third-world country.