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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ARMY RANGERS: THE 75TH RANGER REGIMENT – (SELECTION PROCESS, TRAINING REGIMENT, MISSION)

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What is the Army Ranger: 75th Ranger Regiment?

Army Rangers is the US Army’s main direct-action raid special force.

They’re a lethal, agile and flexible unit, made up of some of the BEST soldiers in the world.

That’s why they’re capable of conducting many complex, joint special operations missions that involve killing or capturing high-value target.

Latest news of terrorist capture or direct combat? You can bet it’s the Army Rangers that led the strike!

That is why the motto of the Army Rangers is: “Rangers Lead the Way.”

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How would someone become a member of the Army Ranger: 75th Ranger Regiment?

First of all, anyone who wants to become an Army Ranger must complete the Basic Combat Training (BTC) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) first. There will be NO exception to this rule. So if you haven’t yet completed that 2 courses, complete it first.

But the real deal, the one final training camp that you have to pass in order to become a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment is… RASP!

RASP (Rangers Assesment & Selection Program)

It is the RASP (Rangers Assesment & Selection Program) – an eight-week course that trains Soldiers in the basic skills and tactics required to operate in the 75th Ranger Regiment.

That’s why ALL rangers undergo this selection process.

Is it easy? Hell no!

Here, soldiers will go through tons of physical and psychological tests, strength of character, and leadership ability. All will be challenged and reviewed to make sure that only the BEST of the best actually got into become members of the 75th Ranger Regiment.

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What is the Army Ranger’s Training Regiment?

Army Ranger Soldier undergoes one of the most excruciating training a human being can experience…

That training is called Ranger School, and it is widely regarded as one of the BEST Soldiers Training in the world.

Why? Because your mental toughness as well as your physical capabilities will be pushed to the limit. Your body and mind will be in constant fatigue. And your head will be clouded by thoughts of throwing in the towel.

But what happens when you pull through and actually finish the Training?

You guessed it. You’ll receive the official Ranger Tab and, more importantly, you’ll be ready for battle.

Learn more about the differences between RASP and Ranger School here.

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What is the Army Ranger’s Mission?

Because of its full range of expertise, Army Rangers conduct HUGE varieties of missions. They’re all highly-specialized missions and involves high-value target such as:

  • Conducting air assault operations – Using the aid of helicopters to maneuver freely in and out of the enemy territory
  • Seizing key strategic terrains – Capturing strategic locations such as the high ground to achieve a combat advantage
  • Destroying key strategic enemy facilities – Conducting guerilla attacks focused on special objectives such as destroying enemy’s key facilities
  • Capturing or killing enemies of the nation –  Locating the high-value target and neutralizing/immobilizing them

 

Learn more about Army Ranger’s Mission here.

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Conclusion

There you have it, everything you need to know about the selection process, training regiment, and special missions conducted by the Army Rangers.

Sound daunting?

I feel you. But that’s the burden that each Army Ranger Soldiers have to carry. It’s also the reason why they’re worthy of being called one of “The Best” Soldier Forces in the world.

Always remember…

“Rangers Lead the Way.”