4 Engineer Support Regiment

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4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) is the Army’s High Readiness Engineer Unit and is prepared to meet the demands of domestic and expeditionary crisis response. As the Army’s only General Support (GS) engineering unit, it pursues technical engineering excellence in GS engineering while maintaining the agility to transform to close support engineering, on order. 4 ESR is responsive in the leadership and delivery of the full spectrum of military engineer support, as well as the Army’s incubator for specialty engineer capabilities, including Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Geomatics Intelligence. When the Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE) say “First In, Last Out,” they truly mean 4 ESR.

Commanding Officer - Lieutenant-Colonel William Dixon
Sergeant Major - Chief Warrant Officer Shawn P. Sloot

Through officially stood up in its present structure on Dec 9, 1992, 4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) has a proud operational engineering legacy reaching back to the Second World War both in New Brunswick and in Europe. As Atlantic Canada's only full-time military engineer regiment, 4 ESR Sappers have deployed all over Canada and the world including the Red River Floods, the 1997 ice storm, Newfoundland's Hurricane Igor, the Balkans, Rwanda, Eritrea, Afghanistan, Haiti, the Philippines, Nepal, and Latvia. Its most recent deployments on Op LENTUS (New Brunswick Floods), Op PRESENCE (Burkina Faso) and Op IMPACT (Iraq) represent the 16th, 17th, and 18th times in its 26 year history that it has sent formed entities to named operations.

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4 Engineer Support Regiment
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Oromocto, NB E2V 4J5
Phone: 506-422-2000, Ext. 2834

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