GAP said:Wow!! a whole few hours....What an effort!!
Get off it kid....
Loachman said:We frequently have members register, and, within minutes, fire questions all over the place. It quickly gets tiresome.
When I first saw your series of questions, my initial reaction was "here we go again". I read your posts, and they seemed fine to me, so, appropriately, I said nothing. I appreciate that you took at least some time to poke around first.
Keep exploring this Site. It takes a while to really get the flavour of life in the CF, or even just a part of it, as there are many variables and everybody's experience is different.
The best answer to many questions is "it depends", unfortunately.
Chris Pook said:What is the role of the combat engineer?
When the gunners run out of shells and the infantry runs out of missiles the role of the engineer is to grab 20 lbs of C4, run towards the enemy, drop the C4, light the blue touch paper and retire in an orderly manner to a safe location.
ConsideringCareers… said:Do you guys have anything else for me, maybe specifically on 4 ESR, I heard (from the forces.ca operations page) that parts of 4 ESR were deployed to Iraq. What are the Combat Engineers doing in Iraq?
mariomike said:4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR)
LDA at 4th ESR ?
4 ESR saves Goosebay from fires
Combat Engineer Iraq
Swally said:37 years young, pretty decent shape. Powerlifting background although last few months have been just running, rucking and bodyweight stuff.
What's the average age of a NCM combat engineer these days?
Angus6369 said:My biggest concern is I am 28 years old, is that too old to start in this trade?
stealthyeal said:. my question is what are the chances ill get edmonton if i put it as ny first choice and my next of kin are all in edmonton and saskatoon?
dapaterson said:You are able to provide preferences for postings. Those preferences are one factor considered, along with the needs of the service, the need to provide individuals with experience, and a myriad of other factors.
stealthyeal said:so i undertand the army will put you where they need you. im just wonderinf the chances of gettinf Edmonton. you get to put 2 preferences so should i put 1 CER and write that mt next of kin are there and 2 CER as the sexond choice? just trying to raise my chances of gettinf posted to edmonton as my family is all in alberta and british columbia