2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company Archive

  • By Spc. Nasir Stoner, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FORT SMITH, Ark. –“We bridge the gap, that’s what we do,” said Spc. Timmy Barnes of the 2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company. “We’re just one small piece of the puzzle, but we’re here to do our job.” Soldiers with the 2061st participated in River Assault 2018, a multi-component exercise on the Arkansas River near Fort Smith Ark., July 25. The Guardsmen worked with active duty, reserve and Marine Corps units to build a bridge over the Arkansas River. River Assault is an annual event, but the first time the 2061st has been […]

    Bridge company plays crucial role in multi-component exercise

    By Spc. Nasir Stoner, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FORT SMITH, Ark. –“We bridge the gap, that’s what we do,” said Spc. Timmy Barnes of the 2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company. “We’re just one small piece of the puzzle, but we’re here to do our job.” Soldiers with the 2061st participated in River Assault 2018, a multi-component exercise on the Arkansas River near Fort Smith Ark., July 25. The Guardsmen worked with active duty, reserve and Marine Corps units to build a bridge over the Arkansas River. River Assault is an annual event, but the first time the 2061st has been […]

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  • By Michael Novogradac, U.S. Army Operational Test Command FORT KNOX, Ky. — The Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky saw operational testing of the Army Engineer Regiment’s new Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) here Aug. 19. The 2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company (MRBC), a National Guard unit out of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, joined with Active duty Engineers of the 502nd MRBC from Knox to do wave after wave of bridging operations, running the BEB through its paces under a Limited User Test (LUT). The BEB will replace the current Legacy MK II BEB which has been in service since 1984, and is used […]

    Guard, active Engineer bridging units test new boat at Fort Knox

    By Michael Novogradac, U.S. Army Operational Test Command FORT KNOX, Ky. — The Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky saw operational testing of the Army Engineer Regiment’s new Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) here Aug. 19. The 2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company (MRBC), a National Guard unit out of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, joined with Active duty Engineers of the 502nd MRBC from Knox to do wave after wave of bridging operations, running the BEB through its paces under a Limited User Test (LUT). The BEB will replace the current Legacy MK II BEB which has been in service since 1984, and is used […]

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