military engineer


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Noun1.Military engineer - a member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction workmilitary engineer - a member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
applied scientist, engineer, technologist - a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
sapper - a military engineer who does sapping (digging trenches or undermining fortifications)
sapper - a military engineer who lays or detects and disarms mines
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From the very beginning in 1775, Army leaders recognized the critical need for a profession of military engineer experts serving commanders at every level, with formations of engineers fighting alongside every combat formation from the point of attack to the ports and airfields that sustained operations.
Frank Barber, The Military Engineer, Volume XVI, Number 89, September-October 1924, p.
Using the joint military engineer force to shape the international community can be extremely effective in fighting poverty, increasing economic growth, and promoting democracy by helping governments make better use of their own countries' resources.

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