Roles in the Corps: Combat Engineer

Overview of the roles and responsibilities of being a Combat Engineer as told by Marine First Lieutenant Baliko.

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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.

 

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