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The Army Is Looking for Its Best Rangers, Snipers and Hand-to-Hand Fighters

The Army will find its best Rangers, snipers, mortar crews, and hand-to-hand fighters in a series of competitions in Georgia in April. The competitions will take place during Infantry Week, which is designed to commemorate the formation of the US Army infantry, which dates to 1775 and the Revolutionary War. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for [...]

February 24th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Take A Rare Look Inside An Army Ranger Armory Somewhere In Afghanistan

Though there is no detailed information accompanying the pictures, they do offer a good look at the typical weapons and other gear that Rangers are employing on operations in Afghanistan, including modified M4A1 carbines, Mk 48 light machine guns, and an 84mm Carl Gustaf M3 recoilless rifle. The last weapon is one that has been [...]

February 20th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

The Army Is Looking for Its Best Rangers, Snipers and Hand-to-Hand Fighters

In April, Fort Benning, Georgia, will hold four simultaneous competitions to find the best Rangers, snipers, combatives experts and mortar crews, putting competitors through a series of mentally and physically exhausting tests during Infantry Week. “Shooting, moving, communicating — our mission is to close with and destroy the enemy in close combat,” Brig. Gen. David [...]

February 16th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

WATCH: Tom Hanks takes on soldier in a push up contest at the Oscars Red Carpet

Did you know that Tom Hanks is an honorary inductee to the Army Ranger Hall of Fame? Judging by his push ups on the soaking wet Red Carpet at the 2020 Academy Awards, at age 63, he’s definitely still in fighting shape. Hanks challenged Army Staff Sergeant Bryan Hudson to drop with him to crank [...]

February 12th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Arkansas loses a hero: WWII Army Ranger Passes Away

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February 7th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Army Rangers who used cutting-edge lifesaving technique on the battlefield up for valor awards

U.S. Army Ranger medics made history last summer by saving lives on the battlefield by literally tapping into the veins of universal blood donors. Military officials have started the process to award Staff Sgt. Charles Bowen and Sgt. Ty Able, from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, for their actions under fire last August in Afghanistan. The [...]

February 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Army Ranger medics saved lives by taking fresh blood from uninjured soldiers during a firefight in Afghanistan

Army Rangers pinned down in a firefight in Afghanistan’s Wardak province last summer used a new medical technique to transfer blood directly from one soldier to a wounded one. The Ranger O Low Titre Program (ROLO) was developed a few years ago, and with it two medics were able to save lives the night of [...]

January 30th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Two Army Ranger medics saved lives by taking fresh blood from uninjured soldiers in the middle of a firefight

We already knew that Army Rangers were a unique breed of badass, but performing real-time blood transfusions while under enemy fire on the battlefield takes it to an entirely new level. The Ranger O Low Titre Program (ROLO), developed a few years ago, allows soldiers to donate blood to their wounded comrades on the battlefield [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Soldier becomes 1st female soldier from PA National Guard to pass US Army Ranger school

jbittnerfox43 2 weeks ago Sgt Danielle Farber smiles as she reflects on the history she just made in Pennsylvania. “Yeah, that’s kind of cool,” she said looking at the cameras surrounding her at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County. Upon graduation on December 13, 2019, Sgt. Farber become one of the first two National Guard [...]

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

They told her she’d fail Army Ranger school; Pa. National Guard helped prove them wrong

CLOSE A Pennsylvania National Guard sergeant broke a glass ceiling in the U.S. Army in December, and it was no easy feat.  Sgt. Danielle Farber and another woman became the first enlisted women in the National Guard to graduate the U.S. Army Ranger School, the most intense training the branch offers. Only one other woman in [...]

January 18th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

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