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Yet another GOP Senate candidate uses ‘Ranger’ label despite Army caveat

Simply put, there’s the Ranger School, and there’s the Ranger Regiment, a Special Operations unit. Anyone in the military can attend the Ranger School, regardless of whether they served in the Ranger Regiment. The Ranger School is an intense 62-day small-unit tactics course for dismounted infantry that only about 40 percent manage to complete. If [...]

August 10th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Would be Politicians Claim to Be Rangers, But Are They?

Article source: https://connectingvets.radio.com/articles/would-be-politicians-claim-to-be-rangers-but-are-they

August 6th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Ranger school grad hopes to inspire future candidates

By Staff Sgt. Ashley MorrisJuly 9, 2020 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Article source: https://www.army.mil/article/237157/ranger_school_grad_hopes_to_inspire_future_candidates

August 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

NH Primary Source: Senate candidate Messner says he’s an Army Ranger, denies embellishing record

NO EMBELLISHMENT. U.S. Senate candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner said Wednesday he has earned the right to call himself a U.S. Army Ranger and will continue to do so “in every way that’s appropriate.” Download the FREE WMUR app Messner reacted to a Washington Post report that contended he embellished his Ranger credentials by saying in [...]

July 29th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

GOP Senate hopeful says he’s an ‘Army Ranger,’ but Army says he’s ‘Ranger-qualified’

I am a proud member of the U.S. Army Ranger Association. Acceptance into the Association is limited to Rangers who have earned the U.S. Army Ranger tab, WWII Rangers, Korean War Rangers, Vietnam War Rangers, all Rangers who participated in Operations Urgent Fury, Just Cause, Desert Storm, Restore Hope, Enduring Freedom, and all Rangers who [...]

July 25th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

How Two U.S. Soldiers Strong-Armed Craig Morgan into Writing His New Song

When Capts. Andrew Yacovone and Justin Wright, two Army Rangers who moonlight as the country-music duo Interstate 10, performed at the USO’s 75th anniversary reception in Washington, D.C., in 2016, they didn’t really expect to leave as Nashville songwriters. But they were determined to try. Craig Morgan, the country singer and Grand Ole Opry member [...]

July 21st, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

‘Father Soldier Son’ Follows Army Ranger’s Family as He Recovers from Wounds of War

“Father Soldier Son,” a documentary from Netflix and The New York Times, follows Army Ranger Brian Eisch and his family over a decade as he deploys to Afghanistan in 2010 and later learns to deal with the fallout from his mission. The film was conceived as a chronicle of Eisch’s battalion over a year in [...]

July 17th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Ranger Medic Recalls Combat in Afghanistan | Connecting Vets

Ian Kurashige was drawn to the Army, but his father was skeptical, to put it mildly. “When I saw 9/11 happen I knew this was a world-changing event,” Kurashige said in a recent interview. “I wanted to make sure I was contributing in a way that was positive.” His father was not having it. He [...]

July 13th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

The Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment just activated its newest unit – Business Insider

The Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment has permanently stood up its newest unit, the Ranger Military Intelligence Battalion. The new unit will specialize in cyber and electronic warfare, intelligence gathering and analysis, as well as operate remotely piloted aircraft. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Earlier this month, the 75th Ranger Regiment permanently activated its [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

U.S. Army Rangers: Why You Can’t Stop Them in a War (Period)

Click here to read the full article. Key Point: The Army Rangers bad a baptism of fire alongside British commandos.   More From The National Interest:  Russia Has Missing Nuclear Weapons Sitting on the Ocean Floor  How China Could Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier  Where World War III Could Start This Year How the [...]

July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

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