1st Combat Engineer Battalion

 

1st Combat Engineer Battalion

1st Marine Division

Wounded Warrior, Sgt. Michael Spivey, a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, stands with his surfboard, waiting for another participant, before attacking the Pacific Ocean waves during a three-day surf camp at Camp Pendleton's San Onofre Beach, Aug. 12. Operation Amped held the sport therapy camp to provide surfing lessons to rehabilitating injured service members and their families.
Wounded Warriors go from the front line of battle to the coastline of Pendleton
Wounded Warrior, Sgt. Michael Spivey, a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, stands with his surfboard, waiting for another participant, before attacking the Pacific Ocean waves during a three-day surf camp at Camp Pendleton's San Onofre Beach, Aug. 12. Operation Amped held the sport therapy camp to provide surfing lessons to rehabilitating injured service members and their families.
Marines with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6, pay their respects to a fallen comrade during a memorial ceremony, July 8, 2012. During the ceremony, Marines paid tribute to Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan and Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III. Stevens and Mills were killed in action June 22 while participating in Operation Jaws in the Sangin Valley District, Afghanistan. Hogan and Coti-Sears were killed in action the following day during the same operation. Stevens was a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion supporting Weapons Company. Coti-Sears was a rifleman with Weapons Co. Hogan and Mills were riflemen with Bravo Co. attached to Weapons Co.
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Marines with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6, pay their respects to a fallen comrade during a memorial ceremony, July 8, 2012. During the ceremony, Marines paid tribute to Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan and Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III. Stevens and Mills were killed in action June 22 while participating in Operation Jaws in the Sangin Valley District, Afghanistan. Hogan and Coti-Sears were killed in action the following day during the same operation. Stevens was a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion supporting Weapons Company. Coti-Sears was a rifleman with Weapons Co. Hogan and Mills were riflemen with Bravo Co. attached to Weapons Co.
Marines bow their heads in a moment of prayer during a memorial ceremony, July 8, 2012. During the ceremony, Marines paid tribute to Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan and Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III. Stevens and Mills were killed in action June 22 while participating in Operation Jaws in the Sangin Valley District, Afghanistan. Hogan and Coti-Sears were killed in action the following day during the same operation. Stevens was a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion supporting Weapons Company. Coti-Sears was a rifleman with Weapons Co. Hogan and Mills were riflemen with Bravo Co. attached to Weapons Co.
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Marines bow their heads in a moment of prayer during a memorial ceremony, July 8, 2012. During the ceremony, Marines paid tribute to Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan and Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III. Stevens and Mills were killed in action June 22 while participating in Operation Jaws in the Sangin Valley District, Afghanistan. Hogan and Coti-Sears were killed in action the following day during the same operation. Stevens was a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion supporting Weapons Company. Coti-Sears was a rifleman with Weapons Co. Hogan and Mills were riflemen with Bravo Co. attached to Weapons Co.
Corporal Christopher K. Wood, heavy equipment mechanic, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, is the sole heavy equipment mechanic on Patrol Base Gherdai. Wood, a 30-year-old Jackson, Mich., native maintains every heavy equipment vehicle at the patrol base so the combat engineers can continue their mission.
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Corporal Christopher K. Wood, heavy equipment mechanic, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, is the sole heavy equipment mechanic on Patrol Base Gherdai. Wood, a 30-year-old Jackson, Mich., native maintains every heavy equipment vehicle at the patrol base so the combat engineers can continue their mission.
Afghan National Army Sgt. Nizamuddin Azizi, explosive ordnance disposal technician, Route Clearance Tolay, 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps, searches for an improvised explosive device in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2012. In the past month, EOD teams with 2nd Brigade have independently neutralized more than 30 IEDs.
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Afghan National Army Sgt. Nizamuddin Azizi, explosive ordnance disposal technician, Route Clearance Tolay, 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps, searches for an improvised explosive device in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2012. In the past month, EOD teams with 2nd Brigade have independently neutralized more than 30 IEDs.
1st Combat Engineer Battalion Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Smith
Commanding Officer, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion
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Sergeant Major Harting
Sergeant Major, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion
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Engineers of 1st CEB remember fallen brother

By Cpl. Brady Wood | June 12, 2014

Afghan National Army’s EOD teams safely disarm bombs in Delaram

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Afghan Army Engineers develop heavy equipment operations

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