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2nd Combat Engineer Battalion


Our mission is to provide close combat engineer support to the 2d Marine Division in order to enhance their mobility, counter-mobility, and survivability.


Lieutenant Colonel Nathan K. Knowles
Commanding Officer, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Knowles grew up in Alba, Texas and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the

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Sergeant Major Thomas M. Viotti
Sergeant Major, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion

Sergeant Major Thomas M. Viotti is a native of Arcadia, California.  He reported to Recruit Training

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2nd Marine Division