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ABOUT THE RANGERS

THE STRUCTURE, HISTORY AND MISSION OF THE 75TH RANGER REGIMENT

The Rangers are the most elite large-scale fighting force the Army has to offer. Their mission, depending on the operation, can range from airfield seizure to special reconnaissance to direct action raids on select targets and individuals, and they have a rich operational history.

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Specialized Ranger Missions

The modern 75th Ranger Regiment performs a set of specialized missions. These missions include special operations raids, special reconnaissance, and forcible entry operations.

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History and Heritage of the Army Rangers

The Rangers have a long and storied history that predates the American Revolution. From Robert Rogers’ to William O. Darby, Rangers have served an important role in almost every American conflict.

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Ranger Battalions

The Ranger Regiment is made up of five battalions, each with their own identity and history.

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