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  Special Operations.Com -US Rangers
The Ranger Memorial- Dedicated to all Rangers, past, present and future.
R ecognizing that I volunteered as a Ranger, fully knowing the hazards of my chosen profession, I will always endeavor to uphold the prestige, honor, and high esprit de corps of the Rangers.
A cknowledging the fact that a Ranger is a more elite soldier who arrives at the cutting edge of battle by land, sea, or air, I accept the fact that as a Ranger my country expects me to move further, faster, and fight harder than any other soldier.
www.specialoperations.com /Army/Rangers/default2.html   (457 words)

  
  ::US Rangers::
US Rangers played a major part in special forces operations once America had come into World War Two in December 1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.
The Rangers fought at Monte Cassino and at Anzio.
The Rangers were preparing to spearhead an attack on mainland Japan when the news was released of the bombing of Hiroshima and later Nagasaki.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /us_rangers.htm   (840 words)

  
  US Army Rangers - the 75th Ranger Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The US Army Rangers are the premium Infantry of the US military and have a long and prestigious history to the present day.
US Army Rangers are equipped along the same lines as the rest of the Army in the United States but some operational requirements may change this.
The Ranger must be able to operate as a member of a small tactical team in all environments and be able to lead that unit where necessary regardless of rank.
afwweb.orcon.net.nz /usrangers.html   (2630 words)

  
 Tarrackin's Home Scroll - US Army Ranger Page
US Army Rangers are equipped along the same lines as the rest of the Army in the United States but some operational requirements may change this.
Ranger training takes place at Fort Benning, which is in the state of Georgia on the East Coast of the United States, which is home to the 3rd Battalion.
The Ranger must be able to operate as a member of a small tactical team in all environments and be able to lead that unit where necessary regardless of rank.
juni0r.orcon.net.nz /rangerpage.html   (3145 words)

  
 Texas Department of Public Safety - Courtesy, Service, Protection
When a Ranger was going to meet an outside enemy, for example, the Indians or the Mexicans, he was very close to being a soldier; however, when he had to turn to the enemies within his own society - outlaws, train robbers, and highwaymen, he was a detective and policeman.
Rangers are required to attend at least 40 hours of in-service training every two years, but for most Rangers, the training far exceeds the requirement.
Rangers made national headlines by their quiet but firm presence at various campuses in the state as school integration was for the most part peacefully implemented.
www.txdps.state.tx.us /director_staff/texas_rangers   (6767 words)

  
 frontline: ambush in mogadishu: us rangers: what do rangers do?
The 75th Ranger Regiment, composed of three Ranger battalions (1st, 2nd and 3rd), is the premier light-infantry unit of the United States Army, part of the army's Special Operations Command.
Rangers are also required to train at night, during adverse weather, and on difficult terrain in order to be prepared for a variety of situations.
Ranger battalions are light infantry and have only a few vehicles and crew-served weapons systems.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/ambush/rangers/what.html   (0 words)

  
 US Army Ranger History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The history of the US Ranger did not begin with Robert Rogers in the 1750's as is widely believed.
Ranger techniques and methods of operation were an inherent characteristic of the American frontiersmen; however, Major Rogers was the first to capitalize on them and incorporate them into the fighting doctrine of a permanently organized fighting force.
In 1942 the US Rangers were formed in Carrickfergus from volunteers drawn from American Army Units based in Northern Ireland.
www.ranger.org /history.html   (429 words)

  
 rediff.com US edition: US Army Rangers carry out raids in Afghanistan
Simultaneously, US warplanes attacked the Taleban frontlines in Samangan province, where some American forces were believed to have established a link with Uzbek opposition commander Abdul Rashid Dostum.
It was believed to be the first time that the US had directly attacked Taleban frontlines in the area and only the second confirmed raid on frontline positions anywhere in the country.
Asked to comment on reports of US troops landing in Afghanistan, he retorted, "There is not even a single American solider in the areas under the control of the Taleban.
www.rediff.com /us/2001/oct/20ny9.htm   (0 words)

  
 US Mountain Ranger Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rangers were attached to the multi-national force of men that landed at the French Port of Dieppe.
The US Army Ranger School was developed to train Officers and NCOs and send them back to their units to spread the training, esprit-de-corps.
Ranger Units at that time had been disbanded and the school served its intended purpose because there was no solely Ranger Units to train.
www.usmountainranger.org /news/history.htm   (3668 words)

  
 US special forces beat retreat as enemy 'fought back like maniacs' - Telegraph
The "cosmetic" raids were designed to provide a show of something happening on the ground, both for the psychological impact on the Taliban and to appease a US public increasingly frustrated with the slow pace of the war.
But the soldiers from Delta Force, the US equivalent of the SAS, and the US Rangers were stunned by the resistance they met and had to get out sooner than expected, Pentagon sources said.
Two US Rangers were killed when their helicopter crashed inside Pakistan.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/10/26/war226.xml   (0 words)

  
 US RANGERS: Leading the Way (Spearhead 12)
The US Rangers were formed in 1942 after Major General Lucian K. Truscott, US Army Liaison with the British General Staff, argued that 'we undertake immediately an American unit along the lines of the British Commandos'.
The name Ranger was selected 'in compliment to those in American history who exemplified the high standards of courage, initiative, determination and ruggedness, fighting ability and achievement'.
Rangers spearheaded the night landings at Anzio, and during the invasion of Normandy the 2nd Ranger Battalion carried out a desperate mission when it assaulted, captured and held German artillery positions atop the cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc.
www.xmlwriter.net /books/viewbook/US_RANGERS:_Leading_the_Way_(Spearhead_12)-0711029784.html   (0 words)

  
 SpecWarNet -US Army Rangers
Little known outside the ranks of the US SOF community the RRD was formally activated October 3, 1984 and assigned to the Regiment’s newly activated Regimental Headquarters.
The reconnaissance platoon organic to the ranger regiment consists of a platoon leader, a senior reconnaissance sergeant, and three five-man reconnaissance teams that include a communications specialist in each team.
The reconnaissance teams of the ranger regiment do not replace (or perform the same reconnaissance tasks associated with) long-range reconnaissance patrol (LRRP) units or long-range surveillance units (LRSUs) that may be organic to the corps or division.
www.specwarnet.net /americas/ranger.htm   (1104 words)

  
 US Rangers 'attack Taliban' - Telegraph
It said it would not identify the target until all the Rangers had been brought out by aircraft.
A Pentagon official said earlier that the American and British forces were operating in separate units.
The broadcasts mocked the Taliban for using "obsolete and ineffective weaponry" against US firepower.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/10/20/wwar20.xml   (0 words)

  
 US Army Rangers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the military scheme of things sacred and revered, the Ranger way of life is not for just anybody and few will ever make the grade of becoming the ultimate warrior soldier.
The ranks of Ranger Units have always been filled with only those who can endure and persevere when others may fall by the wayside.
The United States Army Ranger is the standard of excellence by which all others are judged.
www.usarmyrangersonline.com /Ranger.html   (344 words)

  
 JURIST - Paper Chase: US Army Rangers charged with abusing Iraq detainees
Tom Henry at 2:40 PM ET [JURIST] The US military announced Monday that five members of the 75th Ranger Regiment [official website] have been charged with physically assaulting prisoners in Iraq [press release] in violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice [text].
The five elite soldiers, whose names were not released, were charged in connection with an incident in September 2005 "in which three detainees were allegedly punched and kicked while awaiting movement to a detention facility," according to the US military statement.
The announcement comes the same day that President Bush adamantly defended US interrogation techniques [JURIST report] in the war on terror and sought to limit a congressional measure to ban torture.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /paperchase/2005/11/us-army-rangers-charged-with-abusing.php   (276 words)

  
 The Rangers
When the 2nd Battalion of US Rangers scaled the cliffs of Point du Hoe to knock out the German guns on D-Day, they knew they were carrying on a particular tradition, and none more so than William O. Darby.
A student of American history at the US Military Academy, West Point, he needed no books to convince him what a formidable adversary the Native American warrior had been and how much could be learned from study of their tactics.
None of us realised that the others had volunteered to join the Rangers, but we found ourselves on the same truck bound for Carrickfergus which was across the bay from where we were then stationed.
www.irelandseye.com /aarticles/history/events/worldwar/rangers2.shtm   (4950 words)

  
 Saving Private Ryan: U.S. Army Rangers
Early rangers were prized for their weapons and woodcraft skills, and were used to patrol and scout the wide spaces that often separated frontier outposts and forts.
The 1st, 3rd and 4th Ranger Battalions lead the night landings at Anzio, Italy on January 22, 1944, but later suffered a major defeat in January of 1944 when the 1st and 3rd Ranger Battalions were surrounded and captured by Germans near Cisterna.
The Sixth Ranger Battalion was constituted on December 16th, 1940 as the 98th Field Artillery Battalion, and later converted and redesignated as a Ranger unit on September 25th, 1944 at Port Moresby, New Guinea.
www.sproe.com /r/rangers.html   (1034 words)

  
 Use of the US Flag Patch
In fact other organizations, including the US military, place the symbol of the flag on a number of different areas of the shirt.
The US flag is appropriately displayed on the Royal Rangers uniform.
A 1925 Attorney General's Opinion states: 'the fringe does not appear to be regarded as an integral part of the Flag, and its presence cannot be said to constitute an unauthorized addition to the design prescribed by statute.
royalrangers.ag.org /about/flag-patch.cfm   (439 words)

  
 New York Rangers Official Web Site :: Mike Richter Online Card
Whether it was with the Rangers or in the International arena, you were always an ambassador of hockey.
To quote John McEnroe, "You cannot be serious!" As a 35-year old lifetime rangers fan, it pains me to see Mike forced to retire prematurely due to post-concussion syndrome more than the rangers not reaching the Stanley cup playoffs these past years.
As a rangers fan, it will be hard to never see #35 in net again, so i say with a heavy heart, good-bye friend.
www.newyorkrangers.com /tradition/Richter/card.asp   (2019 words)

  
 GoArmy.com > Soldier Life > Being a Soldier > Ongoing Training > Specialized Schools > Ranger School
Ranger School is one of the toughest training schools a Soldier can volunteer for.
The purpose of the U.S. Army's Ranger Course is to prepare these Army volunteers — both Officers and enlisted Soldiers — in combat arms related functional skills.
The Rangers’ primary mission is to engage in close combat and direct-fire battles.
www.goarmy.com /life/ranger_school.jsp   (418 words)

  
 Amazon.com: US RANGERS: Leading the Way (Spearhead 12): Books: Ian Westwell   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The US Rangers were formed in 1942 after Major General Lucian K. Truscott, US Army Liaison with the British General Staff, argued that 'we undertake immediately an American unit along the lines of the British Commandos'.
The name Ranger was selected 'in compliment to those in American history who exemplified the high standards of courage, initiative, determination and ruggedness, fighting ability and achievement'.
Rangers spearheaded the night landings at Anzio, and during the invasion of Normandy the 2nd Ranger Battalion carried out a desperate mission when it assaulted, captured and held German artillery positions atop the cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc.
www.amazon.com /US-RANGERS-Leading-Way-Spearhead/dp/0711029784   (933 words)

  
 US Army Rangers - Special Forces   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The modern Ranger Battalions were first called upon in 1980 as elements of 1st Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger) to participate in the Iranian hostage rescue attempts..
The mission of the Rangers was to protect the lives of American citizens and restore democracy to the island.
The performance of these Rangers significantly contributed to the overall success of the operation, and upheld the proud Ranger traditions of the past.
www.militaryfactory.com /specialforces/detail.asp?force_id=3   (1056 words)

  
 Laser's Delta / US Army Rangers, Operation Flashpoint Downloads, Operation Flashpoint Units
The U.S. Army s 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (SFOD-D) is one of two of the U.S. government s principle unit tasked with counterterrorist operations outside the United States (the other being Naval Special Warfare Development Group).
The 75 th Ranger Regiment, headquartered at Fort Benning, Georgia, is composed of three Ranger battalions, and is the premier light-infantry unit of the United States Army.
Historically, it is common for the Ranger Force to conduct forced entry operations as part of a JSOTF, then become OPCON to a JTF to afford them the capability to conduct special operations/direct action missions.
operationflashpoint.filefront.com /file/Lasers_Delta_US_Army_Rangers;41107   (3364 words)

  
 RPG Expert - EverQuest - Retort To Rangers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rangers are most often considered in the damage-dealing category, largely because we make decent tanks.This is further fueled by the conception that we outdamage many old world gods with our bows.
The gap is not so large between Rangers and the Knight classes, and in fact Shadow Knights not capable of out damaging Rangers when they throw their spells into the fray.
This would be a wonderful addition, however, many rangers feel that at present time the proposed amount of HP the spell will heal is going to be of only a huge amount of use to many rangers.
www.rpgexpert.com /1111.html   (2809 words)

  
 Shanahan to Rangers: 'It's up to us' - Rangers - NY Daily News
Brendan Shanahan didn't even wait for all the gear to be stripped off or all the street clothes to be donned before he went to work.
After all, big moments are why he called the Rangers on the first day of free agency, and the Rangers were now facing a colossal one.
And he insisted yesterday that blowing Game 5 didn't shake that belief as much as it was reinforced by the Rangers getting the lead with just 3:19 left and holding it until the final seconds of regulation on a night when they played their worst game of the series.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/hockey/rangers/2007/05/06/2007-05-06_shanahan_to_rangers_its_up_to_us-1.html   (446 words)

  
 Military Manuals Us Rangers Crime Scene Investigation Apache Helicopter
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 New York Rangers Official Web Site
New York Mets pitcher Tom Glavine is the first former NHL draft pick to win 300 games in the majors.
The Rangers Road Tour keeps the True Blue spirit going all summer with scheduled stops in many local communities.
Rangers fans can look forward to the next opening of the MSG Vault on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m.
www.newyorkrangers.com   (0 words)

  
 Texas Rangers - Deadspin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Well, that lawsuit in still going on, and it appears the Rangers are sparing no expense in their quest to discredit the lady's husband, whose heckling might have started the whole incident.
After Rangers general manager John Hart resigned yesterday, the team hired 28-year-old Cornell graduate Jon Daniels as the new GM.
The Rangers actually have one of the best blog networks in baseball, so we apologize in advance if you're one of the great ones that didn't make the final three.
deadspin.com /sports/texas-rangers   (2599 words)

  
 Follow the Rangers 60 Years Ago using our Interactive Map   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was during the bitter fighting along the beaches that the Rangers gained their official motto.
He then turned to Lieutenant Colonel Max F. Schneider, commanding the 5th Ranger Battalion, and said, "Rangers, lead the way!" The 5th Battalion spearheaded the breakthrough that enabled the Allies to drive inland from the invasion beaches.
The Rangers have not been forgotten, nor have their heroic efforts and grave sacrifices been lost in the hearts of the French people.
www.rangerfamily.org /CemeteriesMonuments/Normandy2003.htm   (422 words)

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