• Training
  • Training Information

    A brief overview of the different training offered by the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.
     

    Entry Level Training

    Required training for all new recruits prior to being assigned to a squad and platoon.

    Basic Combat Training (BCT)
    Basic Combat Training (BCT) is an overview of unit policies and procedures along with an introduction to Advanced Combat Environment (ACE3) medical and controls and Task Force Arrowhead Radio (TFAR). It's the first time Recruits load into an official training and become acclimated to the unit and what is expected from them. Unit keybinds and load-outs are also given out at this time.

    This training is taught by Basic Combat Training Instructors.

    Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP)
    Ranger Assessment and Selection Program is our main combat training Privates receive before being assigned to the unit. The training covers fireteam and squad formations, weapons and grenades, Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) and Close Quarters Battle (CQB) along with anti-tank launcher procedures. Proper vehicle formations and convoy procedure is also taught and reviewed.

    This training is taught by Ranger Assessment and Selection Program Instructor.

     

    Qualifications

    All qualifications are open and available to all soldiers excluding Military Freefall Qualification which requires a Ranger Tab.

    Combat Lifesaver Qualification
    The Combat Lifesaver Qualification trains soldiers to be proficient in ACE3 medical and allows them to better respond to mass casualty situations. The Combat Lifesaver Qualification grants soldiers the ability to carry Epinephrine Auto-injectors.

    This qualification is taught by Medical Instructors.

    Designated Marksman Qualification
    The Designated Marksman Qualification trains soldiers to be able to take the Squad Designated Marksman role. The Designated Marksman Qualification grants soldiers the ability to carry a Designated Marksman Rifle and use high powered optics.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Explosives Qualification
    The Explosives Qualification trains soldiers to be able to employ demolitions, disarm explosives and use breaching charges. The Explosives Qualification grants soldiers the ability to carry explosives, breaching charges and a defusal kit.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Awards the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge.

    Communications Qualification
    The Communications Qualification trains soldiers in the ability to use the Blue Force Tracker, Satellite, proper voice procedure and UAVs. The Forward Observer Qualification grants soldiers the ability to carry a Blue Force Tracker.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Land Navigation Qualification
    The Land Navigation Qualification trains soldiers to plot 8 digit grid points, use the baseplate compass and learn the major, minor and supplementary terrain features. The Land Navigation Qualification does not grant any special equipment.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Machine Gunner Qualification
    The Machine Gunner Qualification trains soldiers to be able to properly deploy medium and general purpose machine guns in accordance with machine gun theory. The Machine Gunner Qualification allows the soldier to be billeted in a weapons squad.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Military Freefall Qualification
    The Military Freefall Qualification trains soldiers in both methods of High-altitude military parachuting: HALO (high altitude – low opening) and HAHO (high altitude – high opening). The Military Freefall Qualification grants soldiers the ability to carry an altimeter watch.

    This qualification is taught by Qualification Instructors.

    Awards the Military Freefall Parachutist Badge.

     

    Schools

    All schools are open and available to all soldiers excluding Pathfinder School which requires a Ranger Tab. Schools are longer in length compared to qualifications and always utilize a live fire Field Exercise.

    Air Assault School
    Air Assault School trains soldiers to be able proficient in helicopter operations which include both landing and repelling as methods of insertion. Helicopter resupply, considerations and limitations are also taught. Air Assault School finishes with a live fire Field Exercise.

    This school is taught by Air Assault Instructors.

    Awards the Air Assault Badge.

    Airborne School
    Airborne School trains soldiers to be able proficient in static line parachute operations. Airborne resupply, considerations and limitations are also taught. Airborne School finishes with a live fire Field Exercise.

    This school is taught by Airborne Instructors.

    Awards the Airborne Badge.

    Pathfinder School
    Pathfinder School trains soldiers to be experts in battlefield reconnaissance, small unit tactics and placement of landing zones and drop zones. The Pathfinder Badge grants soldiers the ability to carry higher end equipment (check sign boards for most up to date information). Pathfinder School finishes with a live fire Field Exercise.

    This school is taught by the Operations Officer and Operations Non-commisioned Officer in Charge.

    Awards the Pathfinder Badge.

    Ranger School
    Ranger School is a peer evaluated series of different Field Exercises where all billets and positions are available to everyone regardless of rank. No two Ranger Schools are alike and the details of each Field Exercises are kept hidden until after roles are assigned. Soldiers will have a different role or be assigned to a different group during each Field Exercise. At the end of the school, every soldier gives two GO’s and two NO GO’s to their peers for valid reasons. In the event a Ranger Tab holder has a net score of three NO GO’s they will lose their tab. The top performing soldiers with the most GO’s received their tabs (normally three tabs are awarded). The Ranger Tab grants soldiers the ability to carry higher end equipment (check sign boards for most up to date information).

    This school is taught by the officers of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

    Awards the Ranger Tab.

     

    Leadership Training

    While officially all leadership training is available to all soldiers, instructors reserve slots, times, and frequency of classes based on leaders who need the course or to be considered for promotion.

    Basic Leader Course
    Basic Leader Course (BLC) trains soldiers to perform as a fireteam leader and non-commissioned officer. The course goes over expectations, roles and duties of a leader. Unit specific policies, award procedure and disciplinary procedure are also reviewed. This course is taught entirely out of game.

    This course is taught by staff non-commissioned officers of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

    Advanced Leader Course
    Advanced Leader Course (ALC) trains soldiers already established as leaders within the unit. The course teaches advanced doctrine of attacking, defending and terrain negotiation for with an emphasis on the rifle squad. Soldiers will be given the opportunity to lead squads under the supervision of instructors. This course is taught entirely in-game and requires Basic Leader Course (BLC).

    This course is taught by staff non-commissioned officers of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

    Officer Candidate School
    Officer Candidate School (OCS) trains soldiers to take on higher echelon of command at the platoon level. The course teaches mission development through zeus, unit administration, and doctrine through the platoon level. This course is taught entirely in-game and requires both Basic Leader Course (BLC) and Advanced Leader Course (ALC).

    This school is taught by officers of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

     

    Military Occupational Specialties

    Selection for military occupational specialties prior to training requires approval from both the soldiers immediate supervisor and desired MOS's supervisor.

    68W Combat Medic
    Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 68W Combat Medic is the qualifying MOS for squad, platoon and company level medics. Like all qualifying MOS's the selection is done through a written and practical portion with a high standard for excellence. This course is taught entirely in-game and requires the Combat Lifesaver Qualification.

    This military occupational specialty is taught by Medical Instructors.

    1C4X1 Tactical Air Control Party
    Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 1C4X1 Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) is the qualifying MOS for platoon and company level Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC). Like all qualifying MOS's the selection is done through a written and practical portion with a high standard for excellence. This course is taught entirely in-game and requires the Forward Observer Qualification.

    This military occupational specialty is taught by TACP Instructors.

    153A Rotary Wing Aviator
    Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 153A Rotary Wing Aviator  is the qualifying MOS for the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). Like all qualifying MOS's the selection is done through a written and practical portion with a high standard for excellence. This course is taught entirely in-game.

    This military occupational specialty is taught by Flight Instructors.

    Awards the U.S. Army Aviator Wings.