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Thu Jan 19, 2017, 02:24 PM

This woman will be the first to join the Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment [View all]

Source: Armytimes

A female officer has completed the Army's rigorous selection process for its storied 75th Ranger Regiment and is on her way to joining a unit in the next few months, according to a spokesman for Army Special Operations Command.

The soon-to-be first female Ranger passed the 75th Ranger Regiment's Ranger Assessment and Selection Program II program in December, said Lt. Col. Robert Bockholt.

This makes the 75th Ranger Regiment the first special operations unit to have a female soldier graduate its selection course, as first reported by Task and Purpose. Air Force Special Operations Command, Marine Corps Special Operations Command and Naval Special Warfare Command -- home of the SEALs -- have not yet gotten a woman through their pipelines

The first female Ranger passed the three-week long selection course designed for staff sergeants and above, as well as officers. She will wear the legendary Ranger scroll and the distinctive tan beret and when she reports to the regiment.

Read more: https://www.armytimes.com/articles/this-woman-will-be-the-first-to-join-the-armys-elite-75th-ranger-regiment



Congratulations on that tab! RASP is no joke.

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