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Sorry for the inconvenience and delays in getting content back up on our new website.  Unfortunately, other than shutting it down all together temporarily (which we decided was not a viable option), adding and testing all changes on the new site have taken more time than expected.  This is not an excuse…just the facts.

Scholarship Program

This year’s Scholarship Program date/time schedule has been posted; potential Applicants are now able to “Request Application”.

After you read the webpage and schedule; go to the Scholarship Application Request Form.

For those applicants found eligible, links to the Instructions and online Application will be sent by the end March.

ARM

Top priority is getting all ARM 2017 information up and operational, hopefully by end of Saturday members will be able to register for the ARM; you can register for our hotel below.

Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night

Help us support Ranger Soldier appreciation night Monday, June 26, 2017.  If you are not coming to ARM2017 you can still help by clicking on the following link: Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night Sponsorship.  You can sponsor one or several Rangers for this event.  You do not need to be a member of USARA to provide this sponsorship.

If you are planning to attend ARM 2017, you can sign up for sponsorship when you register.

ARM 2017 Hotel Reservations

USARA has pre-booked 150 rooms at the DoubleTree Hotel (ARM Host) and 34 rooms at the Fairfield Inn (Overflow Hotel).  Room will be held for USARA until May 26, 2017. After that date, any and all rooms/suites not reserved with individual guest's name and guaranteed will be released to general inventory for sale.  Click on the link below to make your reservation or call (706) 327-6868 and use Code: USARA 2017.

DoubleTree Reservations

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Upcoming events

    • 07/02/2016
    • 05/06/2017
    • 11 sessions
    • Moina Michael VFW Post 665, Columbus, Georgia

    Columbus Ranger Breakfast

    We have a monthly breakfast in Columbus the first Saturday of every month,.

    Moina Michael VFW Post 665
    1824 Victory Dr
    Columbus GA 31901
    (706) 687-6656

    0700 - 0900
    Questions?  Jeff Mellinger, 703-626-1073 

    • 08/13/2016
    • 01/13/2018
    • 18 sessions
    • Golden Corral,Tallahassee, Florida

    Ranger/SF Breakfast

    Ranger/SF Breakfast, 1st Saturday of every month, @ 0830, Golden Corral, 1630 N Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303.  We will meet in the same location in the back.  Families are always encouraged to attend.  POC: Roger Beck, no number yet.

     Ranger/SF Breakfast Tallahassee, Roger Beck

     

     

    • 12/09/2016
    • 11/10/2017
    • 11 sessions
    • Fort Benning, Georgia

    Course Title: RANGER

    Fiscal Year: 2017

    School: 071

    Course: 2E-SI5S-5R/011-SQIV-G

    Course Length: 8 Weeks 5.0 Days

    Class Maximum: 310

    Class Optimum: 270

    Class Minimum: 100

    Important Note:  The Session Numbers shown on the left side of this page equate to each Ranger Class Number within the give Fiscal Year. Additionally, the date listed for each session is the date of graduation at Hurley Hill at Fort Benning near the Airborne & Ranger Training Brigade Headquarters.  All graduations are held on Friday using the same format and timeframe; each graduation follows a must see Rangers-in-Action Demonstration.   The links provided on this page provide additional, detailed Ranger School information including start/completion dates for the phases at Fort Benning and Dahlonega, Georgia and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

    Course Scope:  The Ranger Course consists of three phases. The first phase (Benning) is conducted at Fort Benning, Georgia for 20 days. The second phase (Mountain) is conducted near Dahlonega in the mountains of North Georgia for 21 days. The third and final phase (Swamp/Jungle) is conducted at Eglin Air Force Base in Northwestern Florida for 18 days. Two days at the end of the course are used for out processing and graduation.

    Important Note:  The Session Numbers shown on the left side of this page equate to each Ranger Class Number within the give Fiscal Year. Additionally, the date listed for each session is the date of graduation at Hurley Hill at Fort Benning near the Airborne & Ranger Training Brigade Headquarters.  All graduations are held on Friday using the same format and timeframe; each graduation follows a “must see” Rangers-in-Action Demonstration.   The links provided below on this page offer additional, detailed Ranger School information including specific start/completion dates for the phases at Fort Benning and Dahlonega, Georgia and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

    Contact Us: If you have questions regarding the US Army Ranger School, the US Army Ranger Association or the Ranger community in general; you may contact specific officers, directors or staff or if you would like add comments or ask a question; click Contact us.   All messages receive a timely response.

    Course Outcomes‎:

    ü  Ranger Course Graduates go to a unit or return to their units physically and mentally tough, proficient in Squad and Platoon dismounted operations in austere terrain.  

    ü  Graduates will understand how to plan, coordinate, and execute small unit missions confidently and completely with minimal guidance.

    ü  The ability of Ranger graduates to manage stress will enable them to push their subordinates further and faster than they previously thought possible.

    ü  Ranger graduates will better understand the physical and mental limitations of the human body and will be more capable of leading their units in conditions that would defeat the average leader

    Ranger School Information:

    ü  Airborne School Information

    ü  Jumpmaster School Information

    ü  Pathfinder School Information

    ü  Official ARTB Facebook Page

    ü  Rangers in Action

    ü  Ranger School Graduation (important details)

    ü  US Army Airborne & Ranger Training Brigade

    ü  4th Ranger Training Battalion

    ü  5th Ranger Training Battalion

    ü  6th Ranger Training Battalion

    ü  1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment

    ü  ARTB Training Photos

    ü  Best Ranger Competition

    ü  US Army Ranger Hall of Fame

     

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    • 04/07/2017
    • 04/09/2017
    • Fort Benning, Georgia

    BEST RANGER 2017

    APRIL 7-9, 2017

    The Best Ranger Competition 2017, is the 34th anniversary of this grueling competition, starring the best soldiers of the world, our United States Army, RANGERS! The Best Ranger Competition was started in 1982 after Dick Leandri found a way to honor his personal friend, Lieutenant General David E. Grange, Jr.

    The competition has evolved over the past thirty years from once that was originally created to salute the best two man "buddy" team in the Ranger Department at Fort Benning, GA to determine the best two-man team from the entire United States Armed Forces

     

    • 04/08/2017
    • 5:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Lawrence, Kansas

    ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition 2017
    Hosted by KU Army ROTC
    8 April 2017
     

    The Jayhawk ROTC Battalion will host the 23rd Annual KU Army ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition (RBC) on 08 APR 17 at the KU Cross Country track at Rim Rock Farm (2276 Burnett Lane, Lawrence, KS 66044).

    Programs can enter up to 5 male, 3 coed, and 2 female teams. 

    Registration Dates:   
    06 FEB 17 – 3rd Brigade only
    20 FEB 17 – All other brigades
    17 MAR 17 – Last day to register
    Programs must register online at Ranger Buddy 20171.  This year, competitors can purchase RBC t-shirts for $15 (enter shirt size during online registration for this option).  Pick up RBC shirts during sign-in/in processing at KU on 07 APR 17.  Cash or check only.  Please make checks out to KU Army ROTC Cadet Fund.

    Programs are responsible for all travel and lodging.  For those interested, camping is an option at Rim Rock Farm.

    The event timeline is as follows (subject to change):

        5:00 a.m.  –  First formation/opening address
        5:15 a.m.  –  Buddy Team 15 km forced ruck march
        8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Group Events (Round Robin)
        2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Buddy Team 5 km buddy run
        4:00 p.m.  –  Closing/Awards Ceremony
    Please direct all questions to MAJ Todd Haralson, todd.haralson@ku.edu2  or (615) 388-8392

    The following schools have registered in previous years for the competition; this list will be updated prior to the start of competition:

    University of Alabama
    University of Arkansas–Fayetteville
    University of Central Missouri
    University of Colorado–Boulder
    University of Illinois-Chicago
    University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
    University of Iowa
    University of Minnesota–Mankato
    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    University of Missouri–Columbia
    University of Missouri–Kansas City
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    University of North Dakota
    University of Northern Iowa
    University of Oklahoma
    Washington University
    Wentworth Military Academy
    Iowa State University
    Kansas State University
    Marquette University
    Missouri Science and Technology
    Missouri Western State University
    North Dakota State University
    Northeastern State University
    Pittsburg State University
    Saint John's University
    South Dakota School of Mines and ‎Technology
    South Dakota State University
    The College of Saint Benedict
    Tuskegee University

    • 04/21/2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Dahlonega, Georgia

    USMRA Fish Fry

    The U.S. Mountain Ranger Association will hold its annual Fish Fry at 6:00pm Friday April 21,2017 at the 5th Ranger Training Battalion compound near the NCO Club just north of Dahlonega, Georgia.


           

    • 04/22/2017
    • Dahlonega, Georgia

    5th RTB Open House / Critter Cook-out  

    The 2017 5th RTB Open house and Critter Cookout will be held near the NCO Club at the Mountain Ranger Camp just north of Dahlonega, Georgia on April 22, 2017.


     

    • 04/29/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bahama Breeze, 375 Hughes Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV. 89109

    What: USARA SW Region Ranger Lunch

    Where: Bahama Breeze
                  375 Hughes Center Drive
                 (NW corner Flamingo and Paradise)
                 Las Vegas, NV. 89109
                 (702) 731-3252

    When: 29 April 2017

    Time: 1300 hours

    Please join your fellow Rangers at this annual USARA SW Region hosted event. You are encouraged to bring your significant other and any other Rangers who are not members of the Association. 

    If you are planning to attend, please register at www.ranger.org, the USARA web site.

    Should you need any additional information or assistance in registering for on this event, please contact John Alexander by phone at 702-255-7177 or by e-mail at nonlethal2@aol.com.

    • 06/26/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Columbus, Georgia

    USARA Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night Sponsorship

    If you ARE NOT planning to attend ARM 2017 continue reading and register for USARA Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night Sponsorship here.  Sponsor Ranger soldiers from the 75th Ranger Regiment and the Airborne & Ranger Training Brigade.    

    Sponsor one or more Ranger Soldiers to attend USARA Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night at ARM 2017 on Monday, June 26, 2017.  If you cannot attend ARM 2017, please donate to support this event.  Last year, member donations off-set 100% of cost incurred.  Our goal is to do the same this year – doubling the number of Ranger Soldiers invited.  This is an opportunity for USARA members to show our gratitude for what today’s Ranger solders have endured the past several years.

    The general public may also sponsor Ranger Soldiers using this feature.

    Note: making a donation to/for this event does not constitute a “ticket” or “invitation” or “registration” to/for the event. 

    • 12/08/2017
    • 11/16/2018
    • 11 sessions
    • Fort Benning, Georgia

    Course Title: RANGER
    Fiscal Year: 2017
    School: 071
    Course: 2E-SI5S-5R/011-SQIV-G
    Course Length: 8 Weeks 5.0 Days
    Class Maximum: 310
    Class Optimum: 270
    Class Minimum: 100


    Course Scope:
    The Ranger Course consists of three phases. The first phase (Benning) is conducted at Fort Benning, Georgia for 20 days. The second phase (Mountain) is conducted near Dahlonega in the mountains of North Georgia for 21 days. The third and final phase (Swamp/Jungle) is conducted at Eglin Air Force Base in Northwestern Florida for 18 days. Two days at the end of the course are used for out processing and graduation.

    Course Outcomes:

    • Ranger Course Graduates return to their units physically and mentally tough, proficient in Squad and Platoon dismounted operations in austere terrain.   
    • Graduates will understand how to plan, coordinate, and execute small unit missions confidently and completely with minimal guidance.
    • The ability of Ranger graduates to manage stress will enable them to push their subordinates further and faster than they previously thought possible.
    • Ranger graduates will better understand the physical and mental limitations of the human body and will be more capable of leading their units in conditions that would defeat the average leader.‎
    Ranger School Information:

    ·         Ranger School Information

    ·         Airborne School Information

    ·         Jumpmaster School Information

    ·         Pathfinder School Information

    ·         Official ARTB Facebook Page

    ·         Rangers in Action

    ·         Ranger School Graduation (important details)

    ·         US Army Airborne & Ranger Training Brigade

    ·         4th Ranger Training Battalion

    ·         5th Ranger Training Battalion

    ·         6th Ranger Training Battalion

    ·         1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment

    ·         ARTB Training Photos

    ·         Best Ranger Competition

    ·         US Army Ranger Hall of Fame


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