AEA recognizes the importance of rewarding hardworking Engineer Soldiers and their Spouses for going above and beyond in their Support of the Engineer Regiment

The Super Sapper award

The Super Sapper award is a component of the U.S. Army Engineer Regimental Award Program and is administered for the Engineer Regiment by the Army Engineer Association (AEA). This award is an annual recognition for an outstanding Engineer Soldier (SPC and below) deemed to be the best in his/her Battalion, Separate Company/Detachment. The units Command team determines its own selection procedure and performance criteria.

Awardees will receive the following:

  • AEA Two- year complimentary membership
  • Special Personalized Trophy with Official Engineer Regimental Coin.
  • Special Award Certificate.
  • World-wide recognition in the official AEA magazine, THE ARMY ENGINEER.


The selected Soldier must hold an Engineer PMOS- SPC and below performing duty in an Engineer Unit. There will be only one award per Engineer Battalion, separate Engineer Company/Detachment. The Supper Sapper Program is open to Active Duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Engineer Battalions, Separate Engineer Companies/Detachments.


The Engineer Super Sapper award was conceived and initiated in 2001 by BAE Systems, an AEA Supporting Firm Member, BAE Systems recognizes that the AEA provides valuable benefits to every member of the Engineer Regiment, particularly the junior enlisted Soldiers. BAE Systems has undertaken to sponsor this means to recognize the excellence and potential of the junior enlisted Soldiers of the Army Engineer Regiment, the future of our Regiment and our Army.

Army Engineer Award
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