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  History for 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
On October 3, 1984, the Department of the Army announced the activation of the 3rd Ranger Battalion and on February 3, 1986, the 75th Ranger Regimental Headquarters at Fort Benning.
Within hours of receiving orders to move, Ranger units were marshaling at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, prepared to board C-130s and MC-130s for the ride to Grenada.
Army Chief of Staff General Abrams called for the establishment of a permanent Ranger presence in the Army - the 1st Ranger Battalion was activated on February 8, 1974 at...
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  Encyclopedia: Georgia (U.S. state)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Georgia was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
Georgia's population in 2000 was 8,186,453 (U.S. Census).
Georgia is bordered on the south by Florida, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina, on the west by Alabama, and on the north by Tennessee and North Carolina.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Georgia-(U.S.-state)   (9201 words)

  
 Hunter Army Airfield / Coast Guard Air Station Savannah
Hunter Army Airfield, part of the Stewart/Hunter complex, covers about 5,400 acres and is also the home of the U.S. Coast Guard Station, Savannah - the largest helicopter unit in the Coast Guard.
Hunter Army Airfield is located in historic Savannah, Georgia - the "cradle of Georgia" and the first planned city in North America (1733).
Hunter's mission is to provide base operations support structure for 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), nondivisional, tenant, and reserve component units to accomplish their wartime and peacetime missions.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/hunter.htm   (1405 words)

  
 U.S. Army Rangers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 75th Ranger Regiment is a Special Operations Force of the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC); with headquarters in Fort Benning, Georgia.
The Regiment is a flexible, highly trained and rapidly deployable light infantry force with specialized skills that enables it to be employed against a variety of conventional and special operations targets.
The force specializes in Airborne, light-infantry and direct action operations, conducting raids, infiltration and exfiltration by air, land or sea, airfield seizure, recovery of personnel and special equipment, and support of general purpose forces (GPF) among others.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/u/u_/u_s__army_rangers.html   (660 words)

  
 America's Army - Game Intel - Tours
On October 25, 1983, as part of operation "URGENT FURY" the 1st and 2d Ranger Battalions conducted a daring low-level parachute assault (500 feet), seized the airfield at Point Salines, rescued American citizens at the True Blue Medical Campus, and conducted air assault operations to eliminate pockets of resistance.
Rangers spearheaded the action by conducting two important operations, securing three airfields and the seizure of General Manuel Noriega's beach house.
Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.
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 U.S. Army Rangers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 75th Ranger Regiment —also known as the United States Army Rangers— is a Special Operations Force of the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC); with headquarters in Fort Benning, Georgia.
The force specializes in Airborne, Air Assault, light-infantry and Direct Action operations, conducting raids, infiltration and exfiltration by air, land or sea, airfield seizure, recovery of personnel and special equipment, and support of general purpose forces (GPF) among others.
Many in the Ranger Regiment believe that an Army Ranger is only somebody who serves within the 75th Ranger Regiment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._Army_Rangers   (1376 words)

  
 Night Stalkers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) —160th SOAR (A)— is a special operation force of the United States Army that provides aviation support by helicopters to general purpose forces and other special operations forces.
The regiment consists of a headquarters company, the Special Operations Aviation Training Company, and three battalions: the 1st and 2nd at Fort Campbell, and the 3rd at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
The Army looked to the 101st Aviation Battalion, which had the most diverse operating experience of the service's helicopter units, and selected elements of the 158th Aviation Battalion, 229th Aviation Battalion, and the 159th Aviation Battalion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Night_Stalkers   (826 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Public-Use Airports
The nine Georgia commercial-aviation facilities (plus fifteen public-use general-aviation airports in such cities as Dublin, La Grange, and Thomaston) are in a category of airports with runways that are 5,500 feet and longer.
Georgia's public-use airports are vital components in the state's transportation infrastructure.
It noted that Georgia's air facilities had increased in the 1960s by nearly 50 percent, and that the state was developing an excellent system of airports.
eridanus.gsu.edu /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-773   (2029 words)

  
 Killed in Battle - washingtonpost.com
Marc A. Anderson: 30, of Brandon, Fla. An Army Ranger, Anderson served almost four years in the Army and was looking forward to release from active duty in a few months.
Army Sgt. Bradley S. Crose: 22, of Orange Park, Fla. Crose was based with Anderson at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia.
Army Sgt. Philip J. Svitak: 31, of Joplin, Mo., based at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia with a Special Operations helicopter unit.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/world/shoulders/killedinbattle.htm   (348 words)

  
 US Army Ranger History: Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Army Chief of Staff General Abrams called for the establishment of a permanent Ranger presence in the Army - the 1st Ranger Battalion was activated on February 8, 1974 at Fort Stewart, Georgia after originally forming at Fort Benning.
Once the airfield, which was thirty-five miles south of Teheran, was secure, the Rangers would hold it while C-141s arrived to airlift the hostages and their rescuers back to Egypt.
Taking and securing a hostile airfield within enemy territory is one of the primary components of the Ranger mission.
www.ranger.org /rangerHistoryIran.html   (713 words)

  
 Eric A. Smith, Chief Warrant Officer, United States Army
Army Chief Warrant Officer Eric A. Smith, 41, a Brighton native, was among seven U.S. soldiers killed April 2, 2003, during an accidental crash of a Black Hawk helicopter near Karbala.
He had been stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Fort Stewart, Georgia, for six months before his unit was deployed.
The six men who died in the crash of an Army Black Hawk helicopter Wednesday near Karbala, Iraq, were members of Bravo Company of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, based at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /easmith.htm   (1743 words)

  
 Tab H
Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, 8 September 1973, 0220 hours; a UFO was sighted by military policemen was traveling at a high rate but subsequently stopped and hovered for about 15 minutes in front of them while flashing brilliant blue, white and amber lights.
Near Mansfield, Ohio, 18 October, 1973, 2305 hours: a UFO approached an Army helicopter at some speed causing the captain to put the helicopter into a dive, The UFO appeared to stop over the helicopter before traveling on.
They reported that the ice was cracking and moving abnormal amounts as the object came closer to it." After a period of time and numerous "activities" by the object, the unit members reported that "1 object was moving toward them at a high speed and low to the ice.
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 New Jersey Army National Guard
LTC Robert F. Vicci was commissioned in the Regular Army on 27 May 1981 for the United States Military Academy as an Infantry Officer.
He was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Georgia, where he was an Air Cavalry Platoon Leader of Troop D, 2/9th Cavalry.
LTC Vicci is a Senior Army Aviator qualified in the UH-60, UH-1, OH-58 and OH-6 aircraft.
www.state.nj.us /military/gsab/commander.html   (316 words)

  
 US Army Ranger History: Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Within hours of receiving orders to move, Ranger units were marshaling at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, prepared to board C-130s and MC-130s for the ride to Grenada.
Units of 2/75 had cleared the area west of the airfield as well as the area north of their drop zone to Canoe Bay.
The airfield was secure, and the C-130s, which had gone to Barbados to refuel, returned to unload equipment not dropped - which included jeeps, motorcycles, and Hughes 500 Defender helicopters.
www.ranger.org /rangerHistoryGrenada.html   (2551 words)

  
 RISMedia - Residential Real Estate's Largest Independent News & Information Service - Immediate access to industry ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
RISMEDIA, Jan. 13–The United States Army has selected a consortium led by Atkins Americas, based in Oklahoma City, and GMH Military Housing LLC, headquartered in Philadelphia, to design, build, operate and maintain new military family housing and community center developments at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in southeast Georgia.
The Army estimates 70% of its 85,000 family housing units need immediate replacement or renovations.
Hunter Army Airfield - located just outside Savannah - includes the Army's longest East Coast runway (11,375 feet) and the Truscott Air Deployment Terminal.
www.rismedia.com /index.php/article/articlestatic/2930/1/1   (345 words)

  
 Fort Stewart, Georgia (Ga) :: Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia (Ga) are the Army's world-class training, and military armored power projection combination on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield is responsible for organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling garrison support and service activities, including overall management of the garrison workforce.
Fort Stewart, Georgia (Ga) is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River.
www.fortstewart.com /html/fort_stewart.cfm   (444 words)

  
 Military Installations
Headquarters of the First U.S. Army and the Georgia Army National Guard, Fort Gillem is also a major supply depot and distribution center; a satellite facility of Fort McPherson, located near Atlanta.
As U.S. Army Forces Command headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and home of the Third Army, Fort McPherson is a major national command center; located near downtown Atlanta.
Hunter Army Airfield is located about six miles from Fort Stewart and is part of the fort complex.
dlg.galileo.usg.edu /GeorgiaReferenceShelf/MilitaryInstallations.html   (340 words)

  
 Boeing MH-47G Chinook helicopter crashes in Georgia.
Various news reports that the helicopter hit the TV tower located near State Highway 270 have yet to be confirmed by military accident investigators.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
The 3rd Battalion, 160th SOAR (A) crew was flying a routine training mission from their home station at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, to Fort Rucker, Alabama, when their Army MH-47G Chinook helicopter crashed.
www.chinook-helicopter.com /news/Georgia/MH-47G_Crash/MH-47G_Crash.html   (226 words)

  
 Bradford County Telegraph
The 40-member Alpha Company, based out of Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia, is training at the Keystone Airport and Camp Blanding through Monday, Oct. 4.
The unit is using the Keystone airfield to run normal procedural tests on the five "birds" they brought here, before heading to the Guard reservation for more training.
Initially, the remote-control aerial vehicle is manually taxied to the runway by a four-man crew: a crew chief, a left-wing man and two on the booms.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=13034590&BRD=2150&PAG=461&dept_id=416089&rfi=6   (1185 words)

  
 US 7th Cavalry Regiment
The 7th United States Cavalry Regiment is a United States Army cavalry unit, whose lineage traces back to the late 19th century.
The 3rd and 4th Squadrons, on the other hand, fight as aviation-tank units, with similar dispositions as the 1st Battalion, fighting under the 4th Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division.
3rd Squadron is based at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia, while 4th Squadron is stationed in various bases north of Seoul, South Korea.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/u/us/us_7th_cavalry_regiment.html   (470 words)

  
 ARMY ANNOUNCES TOP ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS
The Army’s commitment to its environmental mission has allowed its men and women to save the endangered shortnose sturgeon population in Georgia; restore a World War II defense outpost in Alaska; maintain a pristine Hawaiian ecosystem; and ensure the nation’s premier combat vehicle — the Stryker — is environmentally friendly.
This annual award is the Army’s highest honor for outstanding environmental stewardship programs, which are on the forefront of Army efforts focused on endangered species protection, historic preservation, waste reduction, environmental restoration, pollution prevention and environmental excellence in weapons system acquisition.
The Army invests in environmental programs to move beyond mere compliance with regulations and to sustain realistic training and testing capabilities in the most responsible ways possible.
www4.army.mil /ocpa/read.php?story_id_key=5689   (455 words)

  
 Surfsteve's Forums - The List
Chief Warrant Officer Erik A. Halvorsen, 40, Bennington, Vermont; 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
Army Specialist Gregory P. Sanders, 19, of Indiana; 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Chief Warrant Officer Eric A. Smith, 41 of California; 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
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 A Death Cult Wears Black
Also of interest in that story is the soldier in the Army Times, July 10, 1995 cover picture, particularly the emblem on his helmet, magnified here for visibility.
With the July 10, 1995 story in the Army Times, we can see the change of purpose has come full circle: Special Ops, with its death cult images and mottos, is presented in Madison Avenue hype as the creme de la creme of warfighter achievement.
But the Army never produced her husband's personal effects or photographs of his corpse, despite her repeated requests, she said.
www.web-ak.com /waco/war/page/w_ga.html   (1843 words)

  
 505th Quartermaster Bn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
His first assignment was to the 6th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Wainwright, Alaska where he served as Assistant S4, Company Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant in the 6th Battalion, 327th Infantry, and the 5th Battalion, 9th Infantry.
He was then assigned to Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, where he served as Battalion S-1, Battalion S-4, and Commander of the 547th Medical Company in the 260th Quartermaster Battalion.
Following that, he was assigned to the United States Army - Japan, where he served as the Battalion Executive Officer in the 505th Quartermaster Battalion, and later as the Support Operations Officer in the 10th Area Support Group.
www.usarj.army.mil /organization/505th/cdr.htm   (336 words)

  
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One of the best ways to see if Army ROTC is right for you is to learn how alumni have benefited from the experience.
During this tour, he qualified as a member of the 1984 All Army Wrestling Team and was later assigned to the 1st Ranger Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Georgia, from 1985 - 1987.
Colonel Banach attended the U.S. Army Infantry Officer Advanced Course at Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1987, and graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate.
www.goarmy.com /rotc/edu/univia/alumni.htm   (611 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Chris was proud to serve in the United States Army for 18 years, and as a Night Stalker was a member of our Special Operations forces for the past 8 years.
He had been assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia.
Chris's family describes him as a strong man who had a firm sense of justice, who believed in his mission and stood up for what he knew was right, and who perished doing what he loved.
www.house.gov /mica/fs071505.htm   (304 words)

  
 Wisk Laundry Detergent :: U.S. Army Post Receives Top National Prize in Wisk Laundry Detergent 'Win A Dream Field ...
In an impressive display of goodwill, they decided to donate their latest contest win to fellow soldiers and families 250 miles away at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
This field refurbishment will ensure that our kids enjoy playing at a top-notch facility for years to come." Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield is the Army's largest armor training base east of the Mississippi, covering 280,000 acres over parts of five counties in Georgia.
"By generously giving their prize this year to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Benning is helping to underscore the importance of youth sports and the value of playing outdoors on quality fields." In recognition of Cal Ripken's contribution to youth sports, Wisk Laundry Detergent donates to the Cal Ripken, Sr.
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