By Capt. Cortland Henderson Special to GUIDON Throughout my tenure in the Army, I have had countless Soldiers ask me to define the term Sapper. My answer is that what makes a Sapper is not so cut and dry. For those who have attended the demanding Sapper Leader Course, they may think of the first two lines of the Sapper Creed: I am a Sapper. The cutting edge of my country’s … [Read more...] about What does a Sapper bring to the fight?
Applications for engineers wanting to compete in the 14th Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition are being accepted now through Feb. 21. The date of the three-day competition, which takes place at Fort Leonard Wood, home of the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, is March 30 through April 1. Competitors will report on March 28. Priority will be given to teams composed of two Sapper … [Read more...] about Registration open for Best Sapper