Army Rangers

Today, Rangers lead the way in the Global War on Terrorism. The 75th Ranger Regiment conducts sustained combat operations in multiple countries deploying from multiple locations in the United States. The Ranger Regiment is executing a wide range of diverse operations that include airborne and air assaults into Afghanistan and Iraq, mounted infiltrations behind enemy lines, complex urban raids and rescue operations.

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Joining the Army Rangers

US Army Rangers

All Rangers volunteer to become members of the 75th Ranger Regiment and complete the rigorous Ranger Assessment and Selection Program, known as RASP, to join the ranks of this elite U.S. Army Special Operations Command unit. Lower enlisted Soldiers and Sergeants attend RASP 1, an eight-week course that trains Soldiers in the basic skills and ta... more

About the Army Rangers

US Army Rangers

Capable of infiltrating by land, sea, or air, the Ranger Regiment plans, executes, and commands and controls special operations in support of the nation's military objectives and global interests across the full spectrum continuum, worldwide. Creed: Recognizing that I volunteered as a Ranger, fully knowing the hazards of my chosen profession, ... more

Army Rangers: The 75th Ranger Regiment

US Army Rangers

The 75th Ranger Regiment is a lethal, agile and flexible force, capable of executing a myriad of complex, joint special operations missions in support of U. S. policies and objectives. Designed and trained to be the most rapidly deployable unit in the Army capable of conducting operations in all types of terrain and weather using various inserti... more

The Army Rangers: Missions and History

US Army Rangers

Mission: "Rangers Lead the Way" isn't just a motto, it's a fact. Each Ranger battalion is capable of deploying anywhere in the world with only 18 hours notice. Rangers are part of a highly trained and rapidly deployable light infantry force with specialized skills that enable it to engage a variety of conventional and Special Operations targets... more

Decorated Soldier From 'Black Hawk Down' Battle Dies at 52

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Gallagher

A decorated soldier who participated in the Somalia battle immortalized by Hollywood blockbuster "Black Hawk Down" was reportedly found dead in his Georgia home earlier this month. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Gallagher, 52, died of natural causes as a result of a heart condition, Army Times reports. He served as the command sergeant major ... more

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