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General orders ethics review of special forces community after criminal allegations against troops

Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 12 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 12 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command is ordering a top-to-bottom study of the military’s special forces community amid a rash of alleged misconduct that has focused attention on the [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Army veteran, ranger leaves legacy | News, Sports, Jobs

Bare was the last surviving member of the 2nd U.S. Army Ranger Battalion that endured a seemingly endless onslaught of German gunfire on D-Day as the soldiers scaled Pointe du Hoc to take out the enemy gun posts. Of the 225 Rangers who were part of the initial two-day invasion, Bare was one of 90 [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Late Walton Army soldier restored to Ranger Hall of Fame

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — No one close to him knows exactly how Sgt. 1st Class Wilton “Pappy” White was removed from the Ranger Hall of Fame, which honors the best of the elite U.S. Army Rangers. There was, however, enough question about his mysterious removal nearly 20 years ago that the work of fellow Rangers and [...]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Gold Star Ranger mom skydives in honor of son

Scoti Domeij became a gold star mother on October 22nd, 2011. Her son, Sgt 1st Class Kristoffer Domeij was on his 14th deployment with the Army’s fabled 75th Ranger Regiment. At the time of his death, he was the soldier with the most deployments in American history to be killed in action. The loss devastated the proud Ranger [...]

August 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

A soldier has finally been restored to the Ranger Hall of Fame after 20 years

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. — No one close to him knows exactly how Sgt. 1st Class Wilton “Pappy” White was removed from the Ranger Hall of Fame, which honors the best of the elite U.S. Army Rangers. There was, however, enough question about his mysterious removal nearly 20 years ago that the work of fellow Rangers [...]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Soldier Restored to Ranger Hall of Fame

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — No one close to him knows exactly how Sgt. 1st Class Wilton “Pappy” White was removed from the Ranger Hall of Fame, which honors the best of the elite U.S. Army Rangers. There was, however, enough question about his mysterious removal nearly 20 years ago that the work of fellow Rangers and [...]

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Airborne Rangers test new civilian rucksack designed for parachute operations

The new airborne-specific ruck, the MOLLE 4000, is a mid-sized ruck, built for parachute jumps. It has a larger top flap, larger leg storage pockets, an internal radio/equipment pocket, a flap closer on top, side compression straps, a stronger carrying strap and a longer back pad. Article source: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2019/07/19/airborne-rangers-test-new-civilian-rucksack-designed-for-parachute-operations/

July 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Muslim Insurgent Roadside Bomb Severely Injures 3 Army Rangers

NARATHIWAT – Three army Rangers have been severely injured after a insurgent’s bomb exploded at a roadside stall in Bacho district in Bacho district of Narathiwat Province in Southern Thailand. The bomb hidden in a cooking gas cylinder, was placed under a roadside stall, exploded and severely injured three paramilitary rangers on foot patrol. The [...]

July 18th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Airmen cultivate leadership qualities through Ranger Assessment Course

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AFNS) — A small formation of Airmen gather around a flagpole, next to it is a large rock with the words, “Not for the weak or fainthearted” painted in bright yellow, box letters. An authoritative voice can be heard, “Varela, first stanza. Fundis, second stanza. Dickerson, third stanza. Gardner, fourth [...]

July 14th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

No Grunts Under 26, $250K Bonuses: DoD’s Most Radical Ideas to Transform the Infantry

What would it take to transform U.S. infantry into a higher-caliber force modeled after the elite 75th Ranger Regiment? For starters, find recruits in their mid-20s and offer them $250,000 bonuses and a $60,000-a-year salary. That’s part of a working concept officials from the Pentagon’s Close Combat Lethality Task Force (CCLTF) have been turning over [...]

July 10th, 2019 | Posted in Army | Read More »

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