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Tag: 84th Engineer Battalion
With the mission of performing underwater reconnaissance, demolition and salvage operations across the Pacific Theater, it only makes sense for the Army’s 7th Engineer Dive Detachment to conduct its change of command ceremony in a location its troops consider home – underwater.
During the workweek, Soldiers quartered in Marine barracks, ate Marine chow in Marine dining facilities, exercised in the “Semper Fit” gym and literally saw a different side of Oahu.
The Pacific is the largest operating theater in the world, and its engineers are constantly engaged in missions that require equipment and personnel to be at the right place at the right time.
The 84th Engineer Battalion demonstrated its commitment to developing and motivating its troops by reinvigorating a unit-wide competition, this month, designed to instill its engineers with a drive to stay physically fit and up-to-date on their Soldier tasks.
The brigade headquarters and 65th Eng. Bn. returned from Afghanistan less than 90 days ago.
Months of training were put to the test for 1st Platoon, 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, as they supported 3rd Brigade (Rakkasans), 101st Airborne Division during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 14-09.
“Look at Mills! Look at Mills! Look at Mills!” screamed the announcer during the 1964 Olympic 10,000-meter race, as a virtually unknown runner came from behind to pass the world-record holder in a win that is still considered one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history.
Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Bde., 8th Theater Sustainment Command, helped a local elementary school raise money at the school’s annual fair.