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Recruiter says no option 40 left this year

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Hi, I just joined the site. I am 18 years old and graduate high school on the 18th. My whole life I have wanted to serve the country as a Ranger. My recruiter is saying no Option 40 are left for this year. How truthful is this? Or is he just blowing smoke? My brother was a Ranger who just or out in October and he said he was going to talk to his best friends who are Ranger Recruiters at Ft. Benning. What should I do about the no Option 40 left for this year? Thanks
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Jas32596, if you truly want to earn a place in the 75th Ranger Regiment, you came to the right site. We are proud of the fine young Rangers who have passed through ArmyRanger.com on their life journey. Please read the FAQs as well as select stickies and threads. Most questions have been addressed at least once. The search feature, located at the top right of this page is your friend. Always spell Ranger as Ranger. Please self-administer a PT test and post your result here within the next 72 hours. Never, never quit!
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Jas32596 wrote:Hi, I just joined the site. I am 18 years old and graduate high school on the 18th. My whole life I have wanted to serve the country as a Ranger. My recruiter is saying no Option 40 are left for this year. How truthful is this? Or is he just blowing smoke? My brother was a Ranger who just or out in October and he said he was going to talk to his best friends who are Ranger Recruiters at Ft. Benning. What should I do about the no Option 40 left for this year? Thanks
It is SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for all new members (to this site) to make an introduction including you.
We also would like your brother coming here to register and post - he just might find old/new friends.
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Hi. First off I would like to thank any member of the armed forces for servin our country. My name is John and I am from West Virginia. My whole life I've wanted to be an Army Ranger. I want to serve this county and be an elite soldier because if you are going to do something, be the best at what you do. I grew up hunting and fishing and being outdoors. I played baseball from 1st grade to 10th grade. My brother was an Army Ranger who just got out in October. I am 18 and graduate high school on May 18th. I posted a topic on here earlier and someone said I needed to make an introduction so this is it. In my other post I talked about how the recruiter is telling me that there are no Option 40 contracts left for this year so if you guys would check it out an give me any input it would be appreciated. Thanks
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I think I put up an introduction. Should I have posted this in a different forum section or is this the right place?
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Jas32596 wrote:I think I put up an introduction. Should I have posted this in a different forum section or is this the right place?
What you fail to realize is your first post is to be your introduction so I moved your topic to civilian introduction forum and asked for your introduction - alas you went and make another post separate from this topic so I co-joined these posts once again. We do not want this spread into 5 topics - try to focus here young man.
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Oh okay gotcha. Sorry about that. Everything where it's supposed to be now?
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Jas32596 wrote:Oh okay gotcha. Sorry about that. Everything where it's supposed to be now?
Young man. You are not on facebook, you are on ArmyRanger.com, Everyone who has Ranger on their avatar is a validated Ranger. You do not appear to have read my post. The clock is ticking.
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I understand you're post. I just wanted to make sure that it didn't spread like you mentioned. I just wanted to make sure I was doing everything right.
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Now that I have made my introduction, should I put my original post in the recruitment process section?
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Jas32596 wrote:Now that I have made my introduction, should I put my original post in the recruitment process section?
Ok.

I'm going to jump in here.

Jas32596,

Go back up and find Ranger Jim's thread and re-read it. You need to start paying attention to detail.

Re-read it and comply with what he asked you to do.

Do that before you do anything else.
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The only thing I can find that I haven't done is my PT test
PT Test:
Push-ups: 65
Sit-ups: 76
2 mile: 12:28

They need improved but I am working on it everyday.
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I hope I did not offend any Rangers on this thread. I'm new to this website and am looking for some guidance from Rangers who have been where I am at.
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Rangers, I understand now that I need to call every validated Ranger, a Ranger. Always capitalize the word Ranger. I am sorry for my confusion, I will pay more attention to detail next time.
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When a recruiter says no option 40's for the rest of the year he means the rest of the Fiscal Year (FY). FY 2014 ends 1 October. We should start enlisting people to ship in October (FY 2015) starting in late July or early August. SO bottom line is wait. Your recruiter will try to rush you (that is his mission) you just wait until Option 40s are on the system. We have Option 40 for people that have already enlisted and will ship this summer. Since you are going late in the school year all those basic training seats are gone. Keep getting ready, follow up on this site, and stay in contact with your recruiter but be clear with them you'll wait for an option 40.

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