Artificer Sergeant Major

Artificer Sergeant Major (ASM) is an appointment held by a Warrant Officer Class 1 in the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), the corps of the British Army whose function is the repair and recovery of all mechanical and electrical equipments.

The ASM is normally the senior tradesman in a unit Light Aid Detachment (LAD) and is the technical advisor to the unit. [ [http://www.army.mod.uk/3rha/the_regiment/batteries/l_a_d_reme.htm LAD Light Aid Detachment REME] ] An ASM must have passed the Artificer training course and served as an Artificer Weapons/Vehicles or similar discipline as a Staff Sergeant and Warrant Officer Class 2 (holding the appointment of Artificer Quartermaster Sergeant) prior to promotion to WO1. [ [http://www.rememuseum.org.uk/facts/index.htm The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Basic Facts and Information] ]

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