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Welcome to the 169th Engineer Battalion

  169th Engineer Battalion-Mind and Hand

Mission Statement:

The 169th Engineer Battalion continuously trains soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, DoD civilians & Allied service members and develops leaders in Combat, General and Geo-spatial Engineering skills, in coordination with the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, DoD Fire Academy and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Panama City, Fort Leonard Wood, MO (FLMO), Gulfport Naval Station, MS, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX (SAFB), Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX (GFAFB) and Ft Belvoir, VA (FBVA) for full spectrum operations to fight & win our Nation's wars. Enhance the Regiment and the Profession.



Battalion Commander


Battalion Sergeant Major

           LTC Scott S. Preston      CSM Leo A. Love
    Battalion Commander
    Battalion Command Sergeant Major

Contact Information


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


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Company Information

A Company
(12D Diver)
Panama City, FL

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

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

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

12D Diver Candidates
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
573-596-0131 x62679

FF Detachment
(12M Firefighter)
Goodfellow AFB, TX

Sapper Leader Course
(ASI S4 Sapper Leader)
Fort Leonard Wood, MO


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). 

Military Occupational Specialty
(MOS) Directory











169th Links

diver helmet

12D Diver
Phase I

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12D Engineer Diver Application Packet can be found by clicking here for more information.



Sapper Leader Course


169th History

Unit History
Unit Crest
Unit Plaque

The Institute of Heraldry:
169 Engineer Battalion


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