Army Rangers during airborne operations


Ready for a fast-paced life?

Life in the Ranger Regiment is fast-paced. You have to be ready to go on a mission at a moment’s notice. In this section, you will learn about what you will do as a day-to-day member of the Regiment, and the role you’ll provide to your platoon or small unit team. 

Army Rangers with explosion

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.

Carl-Gustaf gun crew during a firing exercise

Squad roles

The Ranger Platoon is made up of Soldiers with various roles and abilities, and they all work together for the success of the mission.

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