62nd Engineer Bn

Mission Statement

Was to clear away jungle cover used so effectively by the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese. In order to accomplish the mission, each company was equipped with bulldozers with specially designed blades manufactured in Rome, Georgia and heavy duty protective cages. During the period July 1969 through October 1970, the battalion’s D7 "Rome Plows" cleared 240,000 acres of jungle in south Vietnam while supporting the II Field Force.

62nd Engineer Bn Headlines/News

  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:00:03 ESTFORSCOM

    • Bulldog Soldiers volunteer at local school Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- Soldiers with 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division volunteered at Humphreys Central Elementary School movie night Nov. 14.
    • Deployed Soldiers take strides toward financial independence in Bagram, Afghanistan Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTBAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- While deployed, Soldiers bear the burden of dealing with real life issues that affect mental agility, morale and mood. Throughout various formations in Afghanistan, service members navigate through combat related stress, family separation, martial issues, mourning the death of loved ones and even financial mismanagement. All these things can influence performance and have adverse effects. Since arriving in Afghanistan, leaders assigned to 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade have relied on their innovation, implementing programs and training plans that help Soldiers stay resilient and prepared during their time abroad. One leader that has had a tremendous impact on Soldiers and D.A Civilians across Bagram Airfield is Maj. Jeremy Duncan.
    • Pink with a purpose Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTRead about how one company with the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade supported breast cancer awareness by wearing pink, inviting a community member, and hosting a bake sale.
    • Tenn. National Guard joins in historic Anakonda-18 exercise Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTOn Nov. 9, NATO's joint training exercise ANAKONDA-18 (AN-18) kicked off with an opening ceremony, making it the seventh iteration of this key training event. The ten day exercise involved over 17,500 Soldiers, ten countries, and spanned from Poland to Lithuania to the Baltic Sea.
    • Fort Hood Soldiers support local food drive Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from across Fort Hood, Texas provided support to the Central Texas Food for Families food drive on November, 16.
    • 35th Combat Aviation Brigade Commander Visits With Soldiers Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army National Guard Col. Charles Hausman, commander of the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade, spent time visiting work areas and speaking with Soldiers of the 935th Aviation Support Battalion at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 6, 2018.
    • Guam National Guard plays role in moving supplies to Saipan Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTAmphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.
    • 1st Armored Division participates in Warfighter Exercise to enhance operational readiness Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFORT BLISS - The 1st Armored Division participated in the Warfighter 19-2 exercise November 4-15, across several training sites here in the sprawling military installation in preparation for future contingency operations. Warfighter was the culminating e
    • 10th Mountain Division Band to perform three free holiday concerts in local communities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThe 10th Mountain Division (LI) Band is preparing to spread some "joy to the world" with three holiday concerts in December.
    • U.S. Army and the nation's educators continue partnership for leadership symposium Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTBrig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, center, commanding general of the 85th United States Army Reserve Support Command, discusses her personal Army story to educators, principals and counselors during the 2018 U.S. Army Leadership Symposium held at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, November 7-9, 2018. The symposium, hosted by Army Marketing & Research Group, was held with organizations that the U.S. Army formed partnerships with, beginning in 2013: The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the American School Counselor Association. The purpose of the symposium was to create a collaboration between the organizations, and gain insights and priorities of each organization. A goal of the symposium was to increase awareness of Army careers, training and education opportunities, with a focus on leadership, that educators may not be aware exist. Belanger was amongst one of the Army senior leaders that participated in the event to provide insight and personal Army stories to educators and staff. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
    • Panther Brigade Uses Crucible of Ground Combat to Test Technology Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFort Bragg-based paratroopers recently concluded an intensive training exercise requiring them to test what may be the U.S. Army's next step in Mission-Command technology.
    • "Intense Attention to Every Detail" Gator Paratroopers Prepare Thanksgiving Feast for Panther Brigad Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTCulinary Specialists assigned to the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division worked late into the night to prepare for the brigade's Thanksgiving feast Monday, November 19, 2018.
    • 'Task Force Bulldog' kicks off Walk to Korea Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFORT BLISS, Texas - November is Military Family Month and at Biggs Park, Nov. 3, Soldiers and Families of Task Force Bulldog, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Bulldog," 1st Armored Division kicked off their Walk to Korea initiative to figuratively show their Soldiers deployed to the Republic of Korea they are with them every step of the way.
    • Fort Bragg Soldier honored at NY Jets Game Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTNot even a cold day in East Rutherford, N.J. could wipe the smile off Sgt. 1st Class Ricky Jimenez's face as he watched the match-up between the N.Y. Jets and the Buffalo Bills.
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Nov. 16, 2018 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThis week: FORSCOM Manning Conference discusses combat operations; Senior Leader: Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, provided remarks during his visit to Fort Carson, CO; On Point: Terrorist Threat Information & Suspicious Activity Reporting; plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units around the globe.
  • III Corps RSS Feed Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:00:06 ESTIII Corps

    • Fort Hood offers recognition for Vietnam vets Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 EDTFort Hood, Texas, and the surrounding communities will gather May 21, 2012, on the installation to give area Vietnam veterans the recognition and welcome home they deserve.
    • Saber Squadron counters indirect fire operations Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTThe Soldiers of Bandit Troop, 6th ‘Saber’ Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, along with their Iraqi Security Force partners, sought out insurgents attempting to use indirect fire assets against the local security forces in Wasit province, Iraq, by conducting area reconnaissance, July 6, 2011.
    • 1st Air Cavalry conducts rare sling load operation in Afghanistan Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a rare sling load operation July 6, 2011, using a CH-47F Chinook helicopter to transport another Chinook helicopter from Camp Kunduz to Camp Marmal, Afghanistan.
    • Darnall committed to customer service; wants patient feedback Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTGood customer service costs nothing, but it is priceless in terms of what it means to the patients and staff at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. Patients have the opportunity to anonymously provide feedback on their hospital visit by either completing an Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) comment and/or filling out the Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey (APLSS).
    • Leaders debate way ahead for 'Great Place' Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSenior leaders on the Great Place joined III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr. to work on the installation's way ahead.
    • Six years success in southern Iraq, Mission complete for U.S. reconstruction team Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTThe Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq have accomplished much over the last eight years and in Babil Province, one team has thousands of success stories to its name.
    • Using meds beyond 6-month dispense date forbidden Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers who take their prescription medications six months after dispensation and pop positive on a urinalysis test could see their careers go down the toilet.
    • First AFAP EFMP Focus Forum held Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas - Dozens of issues were discussed regarding the Exceptional Family Member Program at the first Army Family Action Plan EFMP Focus Forum June 21. Out of all the issues, three were deemed the most critical by the forum participants and will become part of the Fort Hood AFAP.
    • Dust, heat no deterrent for Fourth of July fun Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTContingency Operating Site Kalsu is often a dusty and uncomfortably hot place in July. Despite the dismal conditions, Soldiers and civilian employees came out in droves to celebrate America’s Independence Day with sports, food and relaxation.
    • Despite triple-digit heat, thousands celebrate Fourth of July at Fort Hood Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTTriple-digit heat didn't prevent Fort Hood Soldiers and families from celebrating the Fourth of July during Freedom Fest 2011.
    • Combatives: Fighter gives III Corps veteran presence Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTOn a fight night in Hawaii in 2008, a squad volunteered their platoon sergeant into the ring as a joke. But it wasn't a joke for his opponent, who ended up with a broken nose and collarbone.
    • Keeping this summer safe Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas - Summer is here. Soldiers and their Families are out in force on area lakes, at the pools and outside enjoying the sunshine and hot weather. Along with summer and its associated outdoor activities comes a renewed emphasis on safety while enjoying outdoor activities and the need for battle buddies to look out for one another.
    • Online levy brief begins; saving customers time, post money Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFort Hood’s Directorate of Human Resources has changed the way Soldiers complete levy brief requirements for reassignments, making the levy brief process faster and easier for customers.
    • Staying fit through deployment Mon, 21 Feb 2011 06:19:44 ESTBABIL, Iraq- Soldiers often set goals to achieve while deployed, finishing college, learning to play an instrument or, one of the most popular, getting in better shape. Often, Soldiers have hectic schedules during deployment and find it hard to schedul
    • Musayyib celebrates new civic center Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:43:15 ESTBABIL, Iraq- The Babil Provincial Reconstruction Team, 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and local provincial government officials held an opening ceremony in Musayyib, Iraq, Feb. 12, for the Musayyib Civic Center. The ceremony celebrated the n
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