Ranger School Research Paper

1421 Words6 Pages
Women in Ranger School History Ranger School was founded in August of 1950. This school tests the physical and mental endurance of many elite soldiers of the United States Army. These men go on dangerous combative missions. This is a volunteer force, and their main focus is to plan and conduct special missions in support of United States. ("The Army Rangers: Missions and History") Problems/Concerns Ranger School, along with many other combat MOS’s (Military Occupational Specialty), have been banned from women until recently. Five women have passed RTAC (Ranger Training Assessment Course) to be in the Amy’s first coed Ranger School in April. Many are questioning if the Army is going to lower their standards to allow women to be able to pass the elite school. The Army has ensured they will not lower any standards. There is typically a 50% passing rate for Ranger School, but this differs in the winter months due to in climate weather. Women who effectively complete Ranger School will receive the Ranger…show more content…
We need to adapt and overcome its obstacles. In order to make change, you have to be willing to do things that has never been done before. Even if women fail Ranger School, we can at least give them the opportunity to fail. Everyone deserves a chance in life. If the standards remain the same, we should grant women equal rights. The Ranger Creed states: “Recognizing that I volunteered as a Ranger, fully knowing the hazards of my chosen profession, I will always endeavor to uphold the prestige, honor, and high esprit de corps of the Rangers.” That being said, a person knows going into special operations things can hit the fan in a minute. It is a volunteer force. No one forces you to go to Ranger School or join Ranger Regiment. If an individual chooses to be a part of the elite Rangers, that is their choice. They are aware of the dangers it entails. Part of being in the military is sacrifice. Rangers Lead the Way! ("ARMY.MIL

More about Ranger School Research Paper

Open Document