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by Brad27
September 6th, 2006, 4:52 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Brad, If that's the best you can do after such a long period of time, I suggest you do not pursue writing as a career (or anything else that measures time in days) Your right, i suck at writing. Thats all there is to it. But, after putting it off for more than a year and a half, i decided to just p...
by Brad27
September 2nd, 2006, 1:43 am
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

During the 1950's with the Cold War escalating, NATO nations felt that there was a need for military units small enough to conduct passive, deep penetrating intelligence missions to uncover enemy movements were needed. Since there were no global satellites with the high powered cameras to spy on the...
by Brad27
August 5th, 2005, 5:55 pm
Forum: Good Humor Popsicle Zone
Topic: YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

I like how the guy changed his shoe. If you notice when they guy points the camera down at his foot after the "shot", you'll see another left shoe in the video. All he did was swap his original shoe with another 1 that had "blood" painted on it.
by Brad27
March 11th, 2005, 5:07 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Irsrangerw8, Ranger Slowpoke, Ranger Chiron, and Ranger trackerteam6,
Thank you for all the information that you have posted up. All of it is very helpfull and appreciated.
by Brad27
March 11th, 2005, 5:00 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Will do.
by Brad27
March 11th, 2005, 4:51 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Ranger Silverback, I am still making a comparison between LRRPs and Modern Ranger Squads correct? Or am I now making or including a comparison between LRS and Modern Ranger Squads?
by Brad27
March 9th, 2005, 5:38 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Understood.
by Brad27
March 9th, 2005, 5:34 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Roger that Ranger Silverback, just edited my post for better reading. Sorry for the clumped up shit i put up there. Anyways, Ranger Silverback, I understand that the Army doesnt use LRRP anymore, but during the time that they were used, I dont think that they were totaly ineffective or useless. I w...
by Brad27
March 9th, 2005, 5:25 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Roger that Ranger Silverback, just edited my post for better reading. Sorry for the clumped up shit i put up there. Anyways, Ranger Silverback, I understand that the Army doesnt use LRRP anymore, but during the time that they were used, I dont think that they were totaly ineffective or useless. I wa...
by Brad27
March 8th, 2005, 11:36 pm
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26398

Ranger LRRP Effectiveness

LRRP Rangers, I have been reading this book that I checked out from the School Library called U.S. Rangers From Boot Camp to the Battle Zones by Ian Padden. In this book he states: "One of the missions that is sometimes associated with the Rangers is that of long-range reconnaissance. It's a nice id...
by Brad27
February 13th, 2005, 1:08 am
Forum: About Ranger School - In Honor of Ranger BattleBoar - RIP
Topic: Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School
Replies: 81
Views: 84781

Ranger Smiddy, the recruiter I had was a master parachutest from the 82nd airborne, and i believe his MOS was Infantry Officer. Im not 100% sure I could be wrong, but I will ask him the next time I see him just to make sure.
by Brad27
February 12th, 2005, 10:49 pm
Forum: About Ranger School - In Honor of Ranger BattleBoar - RIP
Topic: Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School
Replies: 81
Views: 84781

Thank you Ranger BadMuther for pointing that out. Here is a link to a day-by-day timeline of Operation Anaconda. http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101020318/popup/index.html Nike Cat, you are correct about that Navy Seal falling off the skid plate of the chopper. Here is an article I found. http://ar...
by Brad27
February 12th, 2005, 5:59 pm
Forum: About Ranger School - In Honor of Ranger BattleBoar - RIP
Topic: Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School
Replies: 81
Views: 84781

Sorry Ranger Kilted Heathen, I hope this will satisfy you and Ranger BadMuther. Finding and writing all this info took me about 2-3 hours. Please fill me in on things that I have missed or stated wrong. Army Rangers Operation Just Cause (Panama)- The 75th Ranger Regiment was tasked with two simultan...
by Brad27
February 12th, 2005, 2:01 pm
Forum: About Ranger School - In Honor of Ranger BattleBoar - RIP
Topic: Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School
Replies: 81
Views: 84781

Ranger BadMuther, thank you for that assignment, here is what i have learned: Army Rangers After Operation Urgent Fury, the U.S. Army Rangers took part in Operation Just Cause Panama, Desert Storm, Somalia, and now Afghanistan and Iraq. Navy Seals After Operation Urgent Fury, the Navy Seals particip...
by Brad27
February 12th, 2005, 1:42 am
Forum: About Ranger School - In Honor of Ranger BattleBoar - RIP
Topic: Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School
Replies: 81
Views: 84781

Navy Seal training vs. Ranger School

2 days ago I talked to the local Recruiter about obtaining the Opt. 40 in the upcoming future. He started to lecture me about the rigors and stresses that one is put through in Ranger School. Now what he told me next I wasnt sure was true. He had said, "Ranger School is just as hard as the Navy Seal...

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