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Green Berets and Rangers: What's the Difference?

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Members of the U.S. Army's Special Operations Forces--the Green Berets, the Rangers, and Delta Force--appear to have been deployed to the Middle East. Another elite group, the 82nd Airborne Division, also trains for extraordinary missions.
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There is a large difference between rangers and berets. Green berets are special forces. Rangers are not

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US Army Ranger Association, Inc. - Home

The mission of the United States Army Ranger Association (USARA) is to promote and preserve the heritage, spirit, image and service of U.S. Army Rangers.
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The rangers do not have a specifiup lapel pin. They wear a patch on their shoulder and the infantry's lapel pin

 

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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:22 AM
The rangers have a very strong heritage,unofficially dating back to the revolutionary war
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The United States Army | Fort Benning

The United States Army | Fort Benning | U.S. Army Rangers | Scoop.it
Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence provide Trained, Adaptive, and Ready Soldiers and Leaders for an Army at War, while developing Future requirements for the Individual Soldier and the Maneuver Force, and providing a World Class...
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:28 AM
Training for rangers is placed in three distinct phases
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The United States Army | Fort Benning

The United States Army | Fort Benning | U.S. Army Rangers | Scoop.it
Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence provide Trained, Adaptive, and Ready Soldiers and Leaders for an Army at War, while developing Future requirements for the Individual Soldier and the Maneuver Force, and providing a World Class...
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This is the earliest training a potential ranger recieves before applying for training

 

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Airborne School

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Airborne School teaches Soldiers the techniques of how to jump and parachute safely from airplanes.
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:27 AM
All rangers must be airborne certified
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U.S. Army Rangers: History

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The rangers motto(rangers lead the way) was derived from a comment a fellow soldier made during

ww2

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75th Army Rangers - Ranger Indoctrination Program | Train Hard | Prepare Now

75th Army Rangers - Ranger Indoctrination Program | Train Hard | Prepare Now | U.S. Army Rangers | Scoop.it
Prepare for US Army Ranger School - Rangers Lead the Way! Train for the Ranger Indoctrination Program
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:17 AM
Preparation is key when becoming a ranger
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The United States Army | Fort Benning

The United States Army | Fort Benning | U.S. Army Rangers | Scoop.it
Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence provide Trained, Adaptive, and Ready Soldiers and Leaders for an Army at War, while developing Future requirements for the Individual Soldier and the Maneuver Force, and providing a World Class...
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:20 AM
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:25 AM
Fort Benning is the home of the infantry, so ranger presence there is very strong
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United States Army Rangers - The United States Army

United States Army Rangers - The United States Army | U.S. Army Rangers | Scoop.it
The United States Army Rangers are the best-trained Soldiers in the world, and the Best Ranger Competition is held every year at Fort Benning to find the best of the best. Rangers lead the way!
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:27 AM
The rangers were not established as an official part of the army untill the 1970s
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75th Ranger Regiment

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The 75th Ranger Regiment is the world’s premier special operations light infantry force.
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Keith Barkefelt's comment, March 5, 2013 10:16 AM
Rangers are the elite infantry of the us army