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Welcome to the 169th Engineer Battalion

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Mission Statement:

The 169th Engineer Battalion team of professionals continuously train Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, DoD civilians & Allied service members and develops leaders in Combat, General and Geospatial Engineering skills, in coordination with the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, DoD Fire Academy and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Gulfport Naval Station, MS; Sheppard Air Force Base, TX; and Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX for full spectrum operations to fight and win our Nation's wars and enhance the Regiment and the Profession.

Contact Information


169th Engineer Battalion
Fort Leonard Wood, MO  65473
(573) 596-0785 (Phone)
(573) 596-0393 (Fax)

169th Email Address:








Company Contact Information

A Company
(12D Diver)
Panama City, FL

B Company
(12D Diver Phase I, 12R Interior Electrician, 12T Technical Engineer)
Fort Leonard Wood, MO

C Company
(12W Carpenter/Mason)
Gulfport, MS

D Company
(12K Plumber, 12Q/12PU4 Powerline Distribution Specialist)
Sheppard AFB, TX

E Company
(12Y Geospatial Engineer)
Fort Belvoir, VA

FF Detachment
(12M Firefighter)
Goodfellow AFB, TX

Sapper Leader Course
Fort Leonard Wood, MO


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Fort Leonard Wood & Family Info

More information about Fort Leonard Wood as well as information for family members of graduating Soldiers can be found here




What is AIT?

AIT stands for Advanced Individual Training.  This phase of the Soldier's training is completed right after graduating from Basic Combat Training.

During AIT, the soldier learns more about their selected Military Occupation Specialty (MOS). 






169th Links

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12D Diver
Phase I

12D Engineer Diver Application Packets can be found by clicking herefor more information.



Sapper Leader Course


169th History

Unit History
Unit Crest
Unit Plaque

The Institute of Heraldry:
169 Engineer Battalion




Knowledge Center

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