4 Engineer Support Regiment

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4 Engineer Support Regiment
4e Régiment d'appui du génie
Active1977–present
CountryCanada
BranchCanadian Army
TypeEngineering support
SizeFour squadrons. 450 pers (approx)
Part of5th Canadian Division
Garrison/HQ5 CDSB Gagetown
Commanders
Commanding OfficerLCol C. Cotton, CD
Previous Commanding OfficerLCol W.A. Taylor, MSC, CD
Deputy Commanding OfficerMaj R.L. Horton, CD, PMP
Regimental Sergeant MajorCWO G. Martin, CD
AdjutantCapt P. Reid
Abbreviation4 ESR

4 Engineer Support Regiment (French: 4e Régiment d'appui du génie) is a regiment of the Canadian Military Engineers located at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick. It is tasked to provide general engineer support to the whole of the Canadian Armed Forces.

4 ESR was officially formed when 4 Combat Engineer Regiment (4 CER) returned from CFB Lahr in Germany when 4 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group was stood down. 4 CER absorbed 22 Field Squadron, a detached and independent unit affiliated with 2 Combat Engineer Regiment. 22 Field Squadron was stationed in CFB Gagetown supporting the 2nd Battalion The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group, the Combat Training Centre and 4 CER in Germany.

The unit consists of Regimental Headquarters, 42 Horizontal Construction Squadron, 43 Counter Improvised Explosive Device Squadron, 45 Vertical Construction Squadron, and 48 Combat Service Support Squadron.

References[edit]

4 ESR ATD 12/13

Order of precedence[edit]

Preceded by
2 Combat Engineer Regiment
4 Engineer Support Regiment Succeeded by
5 Combat Engineer Regiment

See also[edit]