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engineer commander

In land warfare, a combat engineer officer who advises an appropriate commander on engineer matters, proposes engineer operations, commands engineer operations as directed, and supervises engineer operations by troops not directly under his command. In some armies, these responsibilities may be divided between two individuals.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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An engineer commander or platoon leader encounters similar situations at a combined training center or when forward deployed.
On the orders, made a Engadine, hand "I was on the bridge during the early morning watch of June 1st, 1916, and at about 7am, I heard the engineer commander report to Captain Molento that the aft main bulkhead had burst and that the ship would sink soon.
"In April 1922, at the invitation of the then Secretary of Devonport Services, Engineer Commander S.F.Cooper, I took a team of Welshmen to play the Services in Devonport.
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This basically equates to what the air-defense-artillery or engineer commander does.
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"In April 1922, at the invitation of Devonport Services, Engineer Commander SF Cooper, I took a team of Welshmen to play the Services in Devonport.
A Royal Engineer Commander, she helped destroy enemy weapons and ammunition.
With training and support from enablers such as a mortar platoon leader or joint tactical air controller, an engineer commander could serve as the ground force commander.
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