26 Oct '15, 7pm

@JMRCHohenfels Rangers are in Europe for the first time since 2001: #RLTW

@JMRCHohenfels Rangers are in Europe for the first time since 2001: #RLTW

HOHENFELS, Germany (23 Aug, 2015) -- Army Rangers represent the pinnacle of professional infantry operations, no matter what country they come from. With this in mind, Ranger units from Germany, Italy and the United States recently arrived in Germany to train together as part of exercise Swift Response. For the first time since 2001, these special operators will have a chance to conduct training in Europe, taking place in both Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas. Representing the U.S. contingent is the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, who will "execute a number of helicopter assault force raids, range training, and an interoperability airborne operation with U.S. Army conventional forces as well as our Allied partners" said Tracy Baily, a spokesperson for the Rangers. These operations will take place in Hohenfels, requiring them to fly between the Grafenwoehr and ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/154326/

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