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by Lurp Eyes
November 8th, 2006, 10:36 am
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26573

I came across the lineage argument for switching LRRP/LRP to Ranger, modern Rangers lineagcome out of WWll, Europe and Asia, LRRP/LRP comes from Roger'se Rangers. The first companies were Lurping for the Brits, until they formed up to kick the Hurons. Another misconception is that there was a differ...
by Lurp Eyes
November 7th, 2006, 9:29 pm
Forum: Introduction Archive
Topic: Hello from a Herd Lurp
Replies: 50
Views: 7972

Sorry about the slow response

Thank You again for the Very warm Ranger welcome, and to answer one question, we had advanced from spear to throwing sticks and bows and arrows, pretty high tech,lol. Right now, I am on a dangerous mission, fighting a left over of Agent Orange, in the form of Mantle Cell Lymphoma. I am not boo hooi...
by Lurp Eyes
September 17th, 2006, 10:15 am
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26573

Just Rumour

The reson that LRRP was changed to LRP, was because the clerk typists had a problem spelling, Reconnaissance. I don't know about "C" company, but I don't think the mission chaged for the Herd Lurps ,when they became the 74th LRP. Maybe someone who was there for that transition could clarif...
by Lurp Eyes
September 17th, 2006, 8:16 am
Forum: Reconnaissance
Topic: Ranger LRRP Effectiveness
Replies: 39
Views: 26573

Misconceptions

I would like to point out a few misconceptions that this thread has taken. First is that LRRP was only Reconnaissance. while most mssions were "sneek and peek", there were many missions that were "snatch" in nature, therefore direct contact. The next misconception is that of line...
by Lurp Eyes
September 17th, 2006, 7:14 am
Forum: Introduction Archive
Topic: Hello from a Herd Lurp
Replies: 50
Views: 7972

Thank You

Thanks for the great greetings from all. I will sit off the trail a few feet and watch for awhile.
by Lurp Eyes
September 12th, 2006, 7:27 pm
Forum: Introduction Archive
Topic: Hello from a Herd Lurp
Replies: 50
Views: 7972

Hello from a Herd Lurp

I was with the 173rd LRRP from June 66 to april 67. Currently living in central Florida, retired.

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