Ranger School and recycling

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Rangers, During my brief time with you guys so far I have noticed quite a sigs that list multiple RS classes. I am bored at work and just thought I would ask, is recycling phases the norm in Ranger school? I remember at my unit guys would go off to Ranger school and we wouldn't see them back for about 6 months. I dont recall any of them coming back untabbed, but I do recall some coming back and bitching about knots during the mountain phase. Anyway, I was just curious.

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Lazy Rangers go straight through and lack the love of the suck............. :)
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Slow learning, strong Rangers may decide to stay and reenforce lessons they should have already learned back home, or the first time for that phase.

Smart, squared away Rangers get accused of being lazy. Demonstrating proficiency took 72 days of school, plus 3 weeks of Pre-ranger, not 6 months.

That being said, a tab is a tab, and those who have one stayed as long as we needed to to get it. I respect the slow learners for sticking it out.
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We weren't slow learners, we just chose to stay with our Ranger buddies and make sure they were squared away on the next trip through. :lol:

Who an I shitting-there are smart Rangers and strong Rangers and I'm about as sharp as a marble :oops:
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I wasn't lazy, I think the 3rd RIP class helped me be a first time go...

OK OK I'm Lazy :roll:
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I graduated on time because I went over my quota on aluminum cans and green glass....:)
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Recycling mountain phase for the blueberry pancakes is the only acceptable excuse. :lol:

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boscounderfoot wrote:Recycling mountain phase for the blueberry pancakes is the only acceptable excuse. :lol:
I have heard the pancakes actually kinda suck and you lose your taste for them pretty quickly while waiting for the next class. That said, I went through the mountains once and they still remain the best pancakes I have ever eaten.
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Florida's French Toast kicks Mountains Blueberry Pancakes ass any day of the week, that's why I did the extended tour of Florida. That and the DFAC ladies had a crush on me.
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If you are a motivated soldier, will you always have the opportunity to recycle or do they send some straight home?
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Wilson wrote:If you are a motivated soldier, will you always have the opportunity to recycle or do they send some straight home?
Usually you can recycle a phase 2 times before you are a board case, granted you only failed patrols or peers. If you fail both your a board case and have to see a board that will evaluate your case.

After 2 times in a phase you might get a day one recycle, but I met a guy in Florida that had done it 3 times already and never got sent back to day one.

The current Brigade CSM, CSM Smith says he isn't sending any enlisted e-4 and above home, your ass is stuck in Ranger School untill you L.O.M. or get your tab. I was there druing RAP week getting recycled for running off the road duing the RPFT when 2 enlisted that failed the RPFT tried to quit and CSM Smith told them "too fucking bad, I'm not letting you quit." They pressed the issue and got a "Never To Return."
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10-4. thanks lj. i don't plan on recycling, but i damn sure don't wanna come home should the unexpected happen
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panthersix wrote:I graduated on time because I went over my quota on aluminum cans and green glass....:)
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Wilson wrote:i don't plan on recycling
Ummm I don't think anyone ever does.
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ZoneIV wrote:
Wilson wrote:i don't plan on recycling
Ummm I don't think anyone ever does.
I didn't, 62 Days and I was gonna be back at my unit............yeah right
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