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14th Combat Engineer Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA




Congratulations Sgt. Upreti on winning Brigade NCO of the Year! Rugged!

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It’s not every day you get praise for beating up an officer. Congratulations to Pfc. Horta for winning this match for a third place finish!

1st Lt. Jarred Howell of the 3rd Infantry Division and Pfc Joshua Horta of the 7th Infantry Division face off for 3rd place in the welter weight division

Posted by 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment on Monday, April 16, 2018

Best of luck to Pfc. Horta representing 7th Infantry Division at the Lacerda Cup Combatives Competition!

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Rugged families,

Join us this Wednesday at 5:00 pm for our quarterly Town Hall meeting. Location is French Theater. There will be guest speakers from the North West Adventure Center and AFCS, as well as, additional information on our upcoming Ball.

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Congratulations to our very own Spc. Slaymaker on her reenlistment performed by the Division Commander, Maj. Gen. Burleson!

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You may have seen the train cars located on north fort, be prepared for some traffic delays tomorrow as they are moved.

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Some great news from HRC.

What are you doing on April 6th? Join the Lancer Brigade at a Rainiers game for baseball, bbq, beer, and a bounce house! Purchase tickets from the Battalion FRL. We’re hoping for pictures with Rhubarb the baseball reindeer...

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This week 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion farewelled our Headquarters and Headquarters Company First Sergeant, 1SG Pierre Crescimbeni. 1SG Crescimbeni leaves us to attend the U.S. Army Sergeant Major Academy, a well-deserved honor. Thank you 1SG Crescimbeni for your years of service to the Rugged Battalion, and a whole-hearted welcome to 1SG Sin!

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A great opportunity for spouses with our Rugged Ball coming up in April!

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There’s snow reason to have a formation this morning!

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Beautiful weather for a Shadow launch in sunny California!

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“Combat Engineers Blowing Up Stuff”, Rugged things the Rugged way.

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Ares doing great things at Fort Hunter Liggett!


A sequence of 4 images when Alpha Company, 14 Brigade Engineer Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord made a BIG BOOM! -- Army Reserve photos by Cindy McIntyre, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. and Spc. Jamie Conrad, A/14th BEB.

Posted by Fort Hunter Liggett on Friday, January 26, 2018

Rugged in the news! Here, 1LT Carranza conducts a branch brief for UW Students on Military Intelligence.

Save the date for the Rugged Battalion Ball on April 19th!

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From Lancer 6 and 7

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UPDATE 9:34 a.m.: Amtrak asks that people with questions about friends and family on the train call 800-523-9101. The family reunification center is at DuPont City Hall (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont, 98327). Please do not come to the scene.

UPDATE 8:57 a.m.: WSDOT is working on turning people around who are stuck in the backup at Center Drive. They will do it as quickly as they safely can.

UPDATE 8:48 a.m.: The left lane of northbound I-5 is also closed. Southbound traffic is backed up to JBLM.

All southbound lanes of I-5 are blocked near Mounts Road in Pierce County due to derailed train car. Avoid area! There is no estimate for when lanes will reopen. Expect significant congestion on all surrounding roads. See the WSDOT Facebook page for future updates.