To become a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment you must begin with the nine weeks of Basic Training. Upon completion of Basic Training you will then attend Advanced Individual Training to obtain a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). This training varies in length depending on the selected MOS. Next you must complete Airborne training. Upon graduation of Airborne School you will be assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment to attend the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP).
If you pass each of the required training schools and RIP, you will receive an assignment to either the 75th Ranger Regiment Headquarters or one of the three Ranger Battalions.
60% Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) in the 17 to 21 age group
5-mile run at no slower than 8 minutes per mile
Successful completion of Combat Water Survival Test (CWST) must be able to complete 15 meters in BDU's, boots and LBE
Must complete 2 of 3 road marches, one of which must be a 10-mile road march
70% on all exams
Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP) begins when the Ranger Liaison picks up the Ranger candidates at Airborne School - just after graduation - to immediately begin the program.
The program is designed to instruct and select, from a pool of candidates in grades E-1 to E-4, those suitable for service in the 75th Ranger Regiment. The four week program consists of physical training and continuous preparation for service in the Regiment. It is important that each candidate be familiarized with operational procedures, equipment and the standards of the Regiment prior to their assignment.
Daily Physical Training
Ranger History test
Day and night land navigation
Combat Water Survival Test
6, 8 and 10-mile road marches
Driver Training (DDC Card)
Fast Rope Training
Combat Lifesaver certification
In order to become a Ranger in today's Army, you will need to contact your local Army Recruiter and ask for Ranger contract which will include Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training, Airborne School and assignment to the 75th Ranger Regiment to attend the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP).
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