Improving the Technical Skills of the Combat Heavies

Lindsay II, Carl L.
July 2002
Engineer;Jul2002, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p37
Trade Publication
Addresses the technical expertise expected of the combat heavy engineers of the U.S. Army. Technical courses and training offered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Views on how to improve the technical skills of the combat heavy engineers; Suggestions for the adoption of the USACE guide.


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