Is being an Army Ranger fun?

Answer On One Hand: It's Tough WorkIt's not easy to become an Army Ranger. According to, hopefuls are required to go through a number of intensive training camps that challenge your physical ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is being an Army Ranger fun

Is parachuting the biggest part of being an army ranger?

No. Not even close, even though they do remain on active jump status.

Can a marine that earned a ranger tab be assigned to an army ranger squad?

If they ETS from the Marines and then reenlist into the Army. They won't be assigned to an Army Ranger unit from the Marine Corps.

Is it possible to go straight into army ranger school and become a 75th ranger after ROTC?

No. Lieutenants cannot go straight into a ranger battalion after ranger school. They have to serve with a regular line unit before they can apply to become a ranger platoon leader.

Can you become an army ranger without serving in the army?

You can go through Ranger School and be in a different branch - even some foreign military forces send personnel to the US Army Ranger School. But you can't be in a Ranger battalion without being i... Read More »