Combat Engineer/12B

Posted: 06/26/2023

As a Combat Engineer, you'll get your team out of any tough spot. You'll supervise and assist your team as it tackles rough terrain during combat operations. You will also construct fighting positions, prime and detonate explosives, and become an expert in general engineering. 

  • Build fighting positions, defensive positions, and floating or fixed bridges
  • Place and detonate explosives
  • Clear paths of obstacles
  • Install firing systems for demolition
  • Detect mines visually or with mine detectors
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in the fields of construction, building inspection and building engineering.


The Wisconsin Army National Guard is a part-time service branch of the military. With over 66 different armories in the state, there's opportunities to serve almost anywhere! Citizen-soldiers, as they are known, serve only 1 weekend a month, and 2 weeks in the summer, but still receive full-time benefits such as:

  •  Free college tuition

  • Low-cost health insurance/ life insurance

  • Paid job training

  • Up to $20,000 in bonuses

  • Serving the local community

  • Career advancement

Will you be the one to answer the call?

Contact SFC Rocco Sylvester at (608) 512-8112 or email at

Always Ready, Always There