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  Ranger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In general, a ranger is a keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region to protect the area or enforce the law.
Aragorn - a Ranger of the North from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
RUAG Ranger is a tactical UAV from RUAG Aerospace in Switzerland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rangers   (264 words)

  
 CRPG
Rangers are responsible for protecting Canada's sovereignty by reporting unusual activities or sightings, collecting local data of significance to the Canadian Forces, and conducting surveillance or sovereignty patrols as required.
Canadian Rangers are dedicated, knowledgeable members of the Canadian Forces who also play an important role in advancing public recognition of Canada's First Nations and Inuit groups.
Canadian Rangers can be easily recognized by their red sweatshirts and ball caps, and their frequent selfless contributions to their communities.
www.cfna.forces.gc.ca /units/rangers/index_e.asp   (243 words)

  
 Canadian Rangers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Rangers are a Reserve component of the Canadian Forces which provide a limited military presence in Canada's North.
The main weapon of the Canadian Rangers is the.303 British calibre Lee Enfield No 4 rifle.
There are currently 4,000 Canadian Rangers serving in 5 Canadian Ranger Patrol Groups (CRPG) in 165 communities, and they will reach a strength of 4,800 by 2008.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Rangers   (255 words)

  
 Canadian Rangers
Formally established in 1947, Canadian Rangers are responsible for protecting Canada’s sovereignty by reporting unusual activities or sightings, collecting local data of significance to the Canadian Forces, and conducting surveillance or sovereignty patrols as required.
Canadian Rangers are easily recognized by their red sweatshirts and ball caps, and their frequent selfless contributions to their communities.
Canadian Rangers provide a military presence in those sparsely settled northern, coastal and isolated areas of Canada that cannot conveniently or economically be provided for by other components of the Canadian Forces.
www.rangers.forces.gc.ca /pubs/rangers/intro_e.asp   (263 words)

  
 Rangers and the Canadian Forces
Canadian Rangers rarely operate as individuals but are frequently active as patrols or groups.
The majority of Canadian Rangers are paid in the rank of Canadian Ranger (private) with the exception of the patrol leader (Canadian Ranger Sergeant) and section leader (master corporal and corporals), who receive appropriate compensation for their rank.
The Canadian Ranger Instructor interacts the Canadian Ranger Sergeants in his or her area on a regular basis to ensure frequent and open communication between the field (patrol) and the headquarters.
www.rangers.dnd.ca /pubs/rangers/training/rang-cf_e.asp   (549 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Printer-friendly - Canadian Forces
As the Land Force Command component of the CF, the Canadian army is responsible for land combat and for physically protecting people and land-based resources.
The Canadian Rangers, a subgroup of the Canadian Army Reserve, represent the CF in rural or isolated areas of Canada.
Rangers act as guides for regular services personnel in the area and participate in part-time training operations.
encarta.msn.com /text_461511150___67/Canadian_Forces.html   (405 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Canadian Armed Forces
The Canadian Rangers are part of the CF reserve, provide surveillance and patrol services in Canada's Arctic and other remote areas, and are an essential component to Canada's exercise of sovereignty over its territory.
The Canadian Forces date to the War of 1812 when Canadian militia units were formed to assist in defending British North America from the invasions by the United States.
In 2002, nearly 3000 Canadian troops were on active duty in 11 additional operations including the international war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the NATO stabilization force (SFOR) in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Canadian_Armed_Forces   (2638 words)

  
 Chapter 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Operational control of Canadian Rangers in the field is delegated to the Commander of Canadian Forces Northern Area (CFNA)15 and to the Commander of Land Force Command.
The role of the Canadian Rangers is to provide a military presence that cannot conveniently or economically be provided by other components of the Canadian Forces in sparsely settled northern, coastal, and isolated areas of Canada.
As they go about their normal daily activities, the Canadian Rangers report unusual activities that are out of character with the routine of the area, and they collect local data of military significance, such as the availability of local assets a military commander would likely need to conduct operations in the area.
www.vcds.dnd.ca /cres_cdt/scrr/report/e-p3-c09.html   (1562 words)

  
 Connections | Stopping Canadian sovereignty from melting away
Lackenbauer told the conference about the Canadian Rangers, a group of part-time reservists in the Canadian Forces who provide a military presence in isolated areas.
There are over 1,300 Rangers in Northern Canada, and Lackenbauer estimates that "north of the treeline (60 degrees latitude)" 80 per cent of the Rangers are Inuit.
He says Canadian sovereignty is already compromised by a blurring Canada-U.S. border, commercial and military flyovers of the North and various unchecked northern marine incursions.
temagami.carleton.ca /jmc/cnews/01022002/connections/c3.html   (964 words)

  
 Canadian Forces Liaison Council
Canadian Rangers are volunteers who provide a military presence in those sparsely settled northern, coastal and isolated areas of Canada that cannot conveniently or economically be provided by other components of the Canadian Forces.
Rangers also support the Junior Canadian Rangers (JCR) program, which is sponsored by the Canadian Forces for youths aged 12 to 18 years in remote and isolated communities where there are few youth programs.
It acknowledged that reserve units are essential to maintaining the visibility of the Canadian Forces in the eye of the Canadian public and to continuing the close community links that are an important part of the history and strength of the Reserve Force.
www.cflc.forces.gc.ca /general/about/about_e.asp   (1329 words)

  
 Commissioner of Nunavut 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Rangers; my wife, Marie and I are so happy to be invited to share in the celebrations of your accomplishments and achievements in the past two weeks.
You, Rangers, representing Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba, have together performed a significant task Along with the invaluable logistical support of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, Major Yves Laroche and all his staff, you have asserted our sovereignty in a way it has never been done before.
A further special commendation to Ranger Johnassie Inuktuluk of Sanikiluaq who, in great excitement and joy at arriving at the pole was moved to climb an iceberg and raise his parka and shirt to the skies….
www.gov.nu.ca /Nunavut/English/departments/commissioner/commpatrol.shtml   (394 words)

  
 Canadian Rangers and Junior Canadian Rangers - MND / CF
Canadian Rangers and Junior Canadian Rangers - MND / CF Français
The Canadian Rangers and their protégés, the Junior Canadian Rangers are honoured and respected members of their communities.
Because their activities take place in some of Canada's most remote regions, their contributions are often unknown to the majority of Canadians.
www.rangers.forces.gc.ca /intro_e.asp   (112 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Canadian Forces
After completing basic training, enlistees train in their specialties—that is, the function they will perform in combat or in support of combat.
In the ROTP young Canadians obtain a bachelor’s degree while training for a career as a military officer.
As the Maritime Command component of the CF, the Canadian navy is responsible for ensuring that the oceans within Canada’s jurisdiction are free from enemy interference.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_461511150_2/Canadian_Forces_Air_Command.html   (914 words)

  
 Land Fore Western Area - Frequently Asked Questions
Canadian Rangers are volunteers who contribute to Canadian sovereignty by patrolling Canada's hinterland.
Rangers provide a military presence in the sparsely settled northern coastal and isolated areas of Canada, which cannot be conveniently or economically covered by other elements of the regular or reserve forces.
These medals are being incorporated into the Canadian honours and awards system to enable Canada to recognize members of the Canadian Forces, or members of an allied armed force serving with or in conjunction with the CF, for deeds of military valour.
www.army.dnd.ca /lfwa_hq/faq.htm   (2163 words)

  
 Canku Ota - July 28, 2001 - The Summer Comes Alive for Junior Rangers
The Junior Canadian Rangers is a youth program for males and females ages 12-18 who live in isolated communities.
After a breakfast, the Junior Rangers, clad in green sweatshirts and ball caps emblazoned with the red ranger symbol, are on marching drill.
Six Junior Rangers from each community in Nunavik, along with their Ranger corporal, were invited to attend, and a further two were permitted at the cost of the local program.
www.turtletrack.org /Issues01/Co07282001/CO_07282001_Jr_Rangers.htm   (1085 words)

  
 Canadian Rangers less at home in the Arctic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Canadian Rangers aren't as home on the tundra as they used to be, say both regular army officers and the Rangers themselves.
The Rangers, who have patrolled with snowmobiles and vintage Lee Enfield rifles from northern Ontario to the magnetic North Pole, are Canada's primary military presence in the North.
The Rangers are depended on to demonstrate how to work comfortably at temperatures that can reach -50 C. They teach survival skills from building improvised shelters to setting a snare.
army.ca /forums/index.php?topic=18113.0   (1572 words)

  
 index
What Canadian kid growing up in the 60's or 70's could forget the immensely popular television series "The Forest Rangers" or the opening melodic theme.
In the end, the wrong-doers are usually brought back to the the Chief Ranger's (Department of Lands and Forests) office and scolded, but are rarely handed over to the law.
The Indian River Junior Forest Rangers from left to right are: Jesse (Ron) Cohoon, Susan Conway, Ralph Endersby, Syme Jago, Rex Hagon, and all the way from Ireland- Peter Tully.
www.geocities.com /forestrangers1965   (794 words)

  
 Fort Frances Times - 2004-08-12 - Martin reaffirms Canadian sovereignty over Arctic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Canadian control of the region has come into focus as climate change opens up possibilities for Arctic shipping and resource development.
Martin lauded a group of Arctic Rangers who greeted him at the dusty airstrip where his plane landed, saying their patrol work is crucial in maintaining Canadian sovereignty over the region.
The Rangers are aboriginals who have patrolled with snowmobiles and vintage Lee Enfield rifles from Northern Ontario to the magnetic North Pole, and are Canada’s primary military presence in the north.
www.fftimes.com /print_version.php/17949   (588 words)

  
 CFNA - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Three generations of Canadian Rangers celebrated the unveiling of the new Canada Post stamp honouring all those who have worn the distinctive red sweater and ball cap.
Junior Canadian Rangers from 1 CRPG joined their counterparts from 12 First Nations communities in the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation territory in a week-long camp on Springwater Lake, 50 kilometres north of Geraldton, Ontario.
Canadian Forces Northern Area (CFNA) took advantage of the Navy’s port visits to Iqaluit and Kimmirut this past summer to conduct a Joint Operation focusing on interoperability and communications.
www.cfna.forces.gc.ca /news/news.asp?langid=english   (495 words)

  
 Army asserts Arctic authority
More than a dozen Canadian Rangers, along with nine members of the regular Armed Forces, finally landed at the unmanned Isachsen weather station located 1,400 km north of the Arctic Circle, April 4.
During the patrol, the Rangers share their traditional knowledge of navigation, Arctic animals, and igloo building with the regular force members in return for first aid skills and learning how to use a global positioning system.
The Canadian Forces are moving about the North and putting in the time and resources to show the rest of the world that yes, this is sovereign Canadian territory," he says.
www.nnsl.com /frames/newspapers/2005-04/apr22_05ra.html   (624 words)

  
 Nunatsiaq News
The Canadian Rangers who rushed to Kangiqsualujjuaq's aid after the community's January 1 avalanche were honoured last weekend in Montreal.
MONTREAL — Last Saturday at the Farnham military base near Montreal, Major General Maurice Baril, chief of the defense staff and head of the Canadian Forces, honoured the second Canadian Rangers patrol group for their selfless dedication and professionalism in the aftermath of Kangiqsualujjuaq's January 1 avalanche.
As Canada's military reservists in Nunavik, Rangers are to establish a radio link with the Canadian Forces headquarters in Montreal in the event of any Y-2K breakdown in communications or during any other disaster.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut991130/nvt91126_15.html   (552 words)

  
 Canadian rangers to travel 4,000 kilometres to mark Cabot 500 anniversary
The Rangers will travel by dog-team, snowmobile, boat or on foot to pass a ceremonial silver axe from the patrol in Labrador City through every patrol area in the province, finishing on June 24 in Bonavista.
The Canadian Rangers provide a military presence in sparsely populated northern, coastal and isolated areas of Canada.
Currently the Rangers consist of over 3,000 personnel in 132 units called patrols and under the Ranger Enhancement Program, this being expanded by the addition of 11 additional patrols in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Quebec.
www.releases.gov.nl.ca /releases/1997/exec/0113n04.htm   (445 words)

  
 C:\Canuck pending\rifles.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Any discussion of "standard service rifles" used by the Canadian Army in the 20th Century must recognize several facts; in times of war, the Canadian Army has adopted many different models of rifle in addition to those considered the "standard" for the army.
The FN was the first semi-automatic weapon to be adopted by the Canadian Army, who was also the first NATO country to adopt this robust Belgian weapon which later saw service in militaries around the world.
Canadian troops serving under American command in the Second World War - such as the 13th Canadian Brigade in the Aleutians, the members of the First Special Service Force, of the Canadian Army Pacific Force - all trained with and carried US Army weapons.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /weapons/rifles.htm   (1771 words)

  
 Nunatsiaq News
A report done by the Canadian Forces’ northern area headquarters says Nunavut’s rangers should be used more to protect Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic.
IQALUIT — Nunavut’s Rangers are ranging farther to protect Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic.
Canadian law, including Canadian environmental regulations, should not apply in the waterway, they say.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut010131/nvt10126_09.html   (625 words)

  
 Air Reserve|Organization|Canadian Forces Structure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In 1942 the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers were established in British Columbia and the Yukon to counter the threat of possible Japanese incursion.
In 1947 the Canadian Rangers were established as a separate sub-component of the Reserve Force, and command remains centralized at National Defence Headquarters.
Operational control of Canadian Rangers in the field is delegated to the Commander of Canadian Forces Northern Area (CFNA) and to the commander of Land Force Command (LFC).
www.airforce.forces.ca /air_reserve/organization/cf_structure_e.asp   (2038 words)

  
 Edited Hansard * 1405 * Number 048 (Official Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Of particular concern are the growing number of Canadians who are living in a state of disability as a result of heart disease, especially congestive heart failure.
Speaker, for the past 50 years the Canadian Rangers have acted as guides and advisors to the Canadian Forces as well as performing search and rescue duties in northern remote and isolated communities often in harsh weather conditions.
I congratulate all Canadian Rangers for their outstanding dedication and, on behalf of all Canadians, thank them for their work and contribution to our great country.
www.parl.gc.ca /36/2/parlbus/chambus/house/debates/048_2000-02-14/han048_1405-e.htm   (720 words)

  
 ArmyRanger.com - For and by the Ranger Community
Being a Ranger is a function of attitude and state of mind, as well as a matter of skill and training.
The challenge of being a Ranger is to prove your ability to lead and command while undergoing significant mental, emotional, and physical stress.
According to the award citation, Rangers from Company A, Company B along with Headquarters and Headquarters Company displayed extraordinary heroism for combat actions against an armed enemy during Operation Restore Hope in Iraq, March 29 to April 2, 2003.
www.armyranger.com   (605 words)

  
 Defending Canadian Arctic Sovereignty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The beaming Rangers presented arms and stomped their boots onto the gravel, the schoolchildren sang a song of greeting, and what is expected to be the Governor-General's final trip into the Canadian North -- constitutional crises in Ottawa notwithstanding -- was officially under way.
But lodgings for the 57 native Rangers (and two Junior Canadian Rangers attending Cheepay) are furnished with the blankets, tarps, foam mats and improvised wood stoves that they'd use during their regular trips into the bush.
Present in abundance among the Rangers, however, are the traditional skills bred by centuries in a grudging, harsh and killing land.
forums.army.ca /forums/index.php?topic=16198.from1122366850;topicseen   (4983 words)

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