Ranger Calendar

Jan
31
Fri
2020
1st Ranger Battalion Activation
Jan 31 all-day
1st Ranger Battalion Activation

Recognizing the need for a highly trained and mobile reaction force, the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Creighton Abrams, in the fall of 1973, directed the activation of the first battalion-size Ranger qualified personnel. Headquarters, Forces Command, issued General Order 127, directing the activation of the 1st Battalion (Ranger), 75th Infantry, with an effective date of January 31, 1974.

May
22
Fri
2020
Regimental Military Intelligence Battalion
May 22 all-day

The 75th Ranger Regiment Military Intelligence Battalion (RMIB) was provisionally established on May 22, 2017 at Fort Benning, Georgia. The RMIB’s mission is to recruit, train, develop, and employ highly trained and specialized Rangers to conduct full spectrum intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber, and electronic warfare operations in order to enhance the Regimental Commander’s situational awareness and inform his decision-making process. Presently, the RMIB consists of a headquarters detachment and two companies.

Oct
3
Sat
2020
75th Ranger Regiment
Oct 3 all-day
75th Ranger Regiment

On this date in Ranger History: October 3, 1943: The 75th Infantry Regiment is first organized in the China-Burma-India theater as Task Force Galahad also known as Shipments 1688 A, B, C and as the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), the unit would serve until July 1, 1945, when it would be deactivated in China.

The 75th Infantry Regiment (5307th Composite Unit) was the first United States ground combat force to meet the enemy on the Continent of Asia during World War II. It was during the campaigns in the China-Burma-India theater that it became known as “Merrill’s Marauders” after its commander, Major General Frank D. Merrill.

May
22
Sat
2021
Regimental Military Intelligence Battalion
May 22 all-day

The 75th Ranger Regiment Military Intelligence Battalion (RMIB) was provisionally established on May 22, 2017 at Fort Benning, Georgia. The RMIB’s mission is to recruit, train, develop, and employ highly trained and specialized Rangers to conduct full spectrum intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber, and electronic warfare operations in order to enhance the Regimental Commander’s situational awareness and inform his decision-making process. Presently, the RMIB consists of a headquarters detachment and two companies.

Oct
3
Sun
2021
75th Ranger Regiment
Oct 3 all-day
75th Ranger Regiment

On this date in Ranger History: October 3, 1943: The 75th Infantry Regiment is first organized in the China-Burma-India theater as Task Force Galahad also known as Shipments 1688 A, B, C and as the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), the unit would serve until July 1, 1945, when it would be deactivated in China.

The 75th Infantry Regiment (5307th Composite Unit) was the first United States ground combat force to meet the enemy on the Continent of Asia during World War II. It was during the campaigns in the China-Burma-India theater that it became known as “Merrill’s Marauders” after its commander, Major General Frank D. Merrill.