Become a member of the 75RR
Becoming a member the 75th Ranger Regiment will be one of the hardest challenges you will ever face. In this section, we’ll tell you about the requirements to become a Ranger, and how you should prepare for the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP) 1.
Ranger Assessment and Selection
Ranger Assessment and Selection 1, known as RASP 1, is an intense, eight-week course designed to test a Soldier’s physical and mental strength under extreme conditions. Candidates must earn the right to don the tan beret and become a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment.
Additional Information About U.S. Army Rangers
About the Rangers
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.
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.
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.
Being a Ranger
Regular life as a member of the Ranger Regiment is unique. At any moment, you will be expected to be ready to go on a mission, or “on the range”. Your will spend your time in garrison training intensely, preparing for the next mission and recovering from the last.