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That Time Army Rangers Got in a Gunfight with the Crips Street Gang

Sgt. Bill Foulk was an Army Ranger at Fort Lewis, Washington, when he purchased a cheap house in a rough Tacoma neighborhood as an investment in 1989. To protect that investment, he was determined to help push the drugs and gangs out by any means necessary. He had no idea he was about to see [...]

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

Army looks to fill elite female unit

Soldiers guide a potential recruit during her physical examination yesterday. (Photo by Abdullah Benjakaj) Pattani: More than 1,000 women are competing to become one of 15 new army rangers to restore peace in the deep South. A total of 1,077 applicants sat for the ranger’s physical exam yesterday, said Maj Gen Kriangkrai Sirak, deputy chief [...]

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

President Trump to present Army Ranger who rescued dozens of hostages with Medal of Honor

article U.S. President Donald Trump presents the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Major Thomas P. Payne, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House on September 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. On October 22, 2015, during a daring WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump bestowed the Medal of Honor on [...]

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

The 75th Ranger Regiment conducts Single Ranger Retreats

By Tracey Bailey and 75th Ranger Regiment Public AffairsSeptember 10, 2020 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Article source: https://www.army.mil/article/238909/the_75th_ranger_regiment_conducts_single_ranger_retreats

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

This Air Force unit has been fighting alongside Army Rangers almost every day since 9/11

Editor’s note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community The Air Force typically doesn’t get a lot of credit for close-range ground combat missions, but there is one unit that has fought alongside Army Rangers almost every day since the terrorist attacks [...]

October 1st, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Brothers In Arms: Army Rangers and TACPs

After the attacks of 9/11, U.S. Special Operations units were quickly thrust into the fight in Afghanistan. The 75th Ranger Regiment first deployed to Afghanistan in October of 2001. It has been fighting there and in Iraq ever since. A small, specialized unit has been fighting and training alongside them since day one — this [...]

September 27th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Army Ranger to receive Medal of Honor for hostage rescue mission

By Sean Kimmons, Army News ServiceSeptember 3, 2020 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Article source: https://www.army.mil/article/237811/army_ranger_to_receive_medal_of_honor_for_hostage_rescue_mission

September 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

This Air Force Unit Has Been Fighting Alongside Army Rangers Since 9/11

The Air Force typically doesn’t get a lot of credit for close-range ground combat missions, but there is one unit that has fought alongside Army Rangers almost every day since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Since its initial deployment in October 2001, elements of the 17th Special Tactics Squadron have deployed with units [...]

September 19th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

President Awards Medal of Honor to Army Ranger for Hostage Rescue

Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne received the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony today for helping liberate over 70 hostages from an ISIS prison compound in Iraq five years ago. President Donald Trump draped the nation’s highest military award around Payne’s neck during a ceremony on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 [...]

September 15th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

President Trump to present Army Ranger who rescued dozens of hostages with Medal of Honor

article WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will present an Army Ranger who helped rescue dozens of hostages facing execution at the hands of ISIS fighters in Iraq with the Medal of Honor on Friday – on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne was initially given the Army’s second-highest [...]

September 11th, 2020 | Posted in Army | Read More »

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