• FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Staff Sgt. Andre Evans, a specialized search dog handler assigned to K9 Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, participates in the passing of the sword signifying the change of senior leadership within the battalion Aug. 12 at Nutter Field House.

    5th Engineer Battalion welcomes new senior leader

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Staff Sgt. Andre Evans, a specialized search dog handler assigned to K9 Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, participates in the passing of the sword signifying the change of senior leadership within the battalion Aug. 12 at...

  • FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Bennett, Directorate of Training and Leader Development, United States Army Engineer School, receives the sword from Command Sgt. Maj. William Allen, the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade senior leader, signifying his assumption of responsibility as command sergeant major of the 5th Engineer Battalion.

    5th Engineer Battalion welcomes new senior leader

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Bennett, Directorate of Training and Leader Development, United States Army Engineer School, receives the sword from Command Sgt. Maj. William Allen, the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade senior...

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. " An assumption of responsibility ceremony was held to welcome a new senior leader to 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade here Aug. 12.

Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Bennett was previously assigned to the Directorate of Training and Leader Development, United States Army Engineer School.

“This battalion has a history of serving our nation that goes back to our Civil War,” said Bennett, “and a proud legacy of engineering accomplishments on the battlefield.”

The 5th Engineer Bn. is one of two engineering battalions that fall under the 4th MEB. Its primary mission includes route clearance, road repair, expeditionary base improvement and mobility enhancement operations.

“I am humbled and honored to be part of this great team,” he said.

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