Combat Engineer

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Takyra Killgore | (234) 548-2487 | 130 S 2nd St, Laramie, WY 82070


I am a Combat Engineer with over 4 years of experience. I have served in the Army National Guard for over 10 years and have been deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait. I have also participated in several training exercises in the United States. My job consists of using heavy equipment to construct fortifications, bridges, roads, and other infrastructure projects. In addition, I provide support to troops by clearing routes of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and performing route reconnaissance missions.


Combat Engineer at B&B Excavating, WYApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 combat engineers in the construction of a 200-meter trench system in 3 hours during Combat Training.
  • Constructed an M4A1 carbine firing range with targets at 25, 50, 75, and 100 meters using only hand tools in 4 hours.
  • As part of a 12-man team, built 2 bridges spanning 20 meters each over a river in 6 hours while under enemy fire.
  • Disabled 3 IEDs safely without incident or injury during deployment to Afghanistan.
  • Defused an IED targeting my squad leader that would have otherwise killed or seriously injured him.
  • Led my squad in the destruction of 8 bunkers and 1 anti-aircraft gun emplacement.

Associate Combat Engineer at TMC Contracting, WYJul 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Constructed and detonated over 50 demolition charges of various sizes.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of combat engineering equipment including mine detectors, excavators, bulldozers, and cranes.
  • Conducted route reconnaissance missions to identify potential obstacles and hazards.
  • Cleared paths through barbed wire entanglements using hand tools or mechanical devices.
  • Constructed bridges, culverts, abutments, revetments, bunkers, fighting positions, trench systems using both manual labor and heavy construction equipment.
  • Assisted in the erection of temporary shelters such as tents.


High School Diploma at Laramie High School, Laramie, WYSep 2013 - May 2018

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Combat engineering
  • Military engineering
  • Soil mechanics
  • Rock mechanics
  • Explosives and demolition
  • Fortification construction
  • Water resources engineering

Lilla Bergholz | (285) 187-0117 | Philadelphia, PA


I am a Combat Engineer with over 4 years of experience in the field. I have worked on many different projects, both big and small. My skills include being able to work with a team, as well as being able to lead one if necessary. I am also skilled in using various tools and machines that are needed for this job. In addition, I have also been trained in first aid and CPR.


Combat Engineer at BAE Systems, PAJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 12 combat engineers in the construction of a forward operating base in austere conditions.
  • Constructed over 1000 meters of Hesco barriers and 500 sandbags per day for 3 weeks to fortify the FOB.
  • Improvised an M1 Abrams tank dozer blade to clear debris from roads and airstrips.
  • Coordinated with Air Force assets to drop 17,000 lbs.of supplies via low-altitude air drops.
  • Defused over 50 IEDs during route clearance missions.

Associate Combat Engineer at Raytheon, PASep 2018 - May 2022

  • Constructed a 200-meter long Bailey bridge in under 12 hours to provide infantry support during the Battle of Fallujah.
  • Successfully completed over 100 missions as part of an IED disposal team, helping to clear roads and highways of explosives.
  • Trained new recruits in basic combat engineering skills such as land navigation, minefield detection, and booby trap identification.
  • Served as a squad leader for my unit during Operation Iraqi Freedom, responsible for the safety and well-being of my men.


High School Diploma at Central High School, Philadelphia, PASep 2014 - May 2018

I've learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to manage my time wisely, and how to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Explosives
  • Demolition
  • Breaching
  • Combat engineering vehicles
  • Mine warfare
  • Tunnels and underground facilities
  • Fortifications