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15th Jul '17 9:58:38 AM nombretomado
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* Steve Rogers (AKA ComicBook/CaptainAmerica) served in a Ranger unit during WW2.
* Badass superspy ComicBook/NickFury was an Army Ranger during WorldWarII.

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* Steve Rogers (AKA ComicBook/CaptainAmerica) served in a Ranger unit during WW2.
UsefulNotes/WW2.
* Badass superspy ComicBook/NickFury was an Army Ranger during WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
27th May '17 12:17:52 PM nombretomado
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* United States Army Rangers, who are advanced light infantry troops in the United States Army. [[note]]Their [[NiceHat berets]] are a bit of military tradition inherited from the British Commandos, who helped train the first Army Rangers. The Rangers in turn passed the Beret on to the Air Force Security Police airmen who attended Ranger School during TheVietnamWar when they needed to [[TookALevelInBadass expand their skills from being military policemen to defending their bases against major ground attacks.]][[/note]]

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* United States Army Rangers, who are advanced light infantry troops in the United States Army. [[note]]Their [[NiceHat berets]] are a bit of military tradition inherited from the British Commandos, who helped train the first Army Rangers. The Rangers in turn passed the Beret on to the Air Force Security Police airmen who attended Ranger School during TheVietnamWar UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar when they needed to [[TookALevelInBadass expand their skills from being military policemen to defending their bases against major ground attacks.]][[/note]]
4th May '17 5:55:49 AM WillyFourEyes
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** Played straight in ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} VI'', where the lowly Scout unit can be upgraded to a Ranger once the Industrial-era Rifling technology is researched. Rangers can attack enemies without being countered (though they still have to be next to their target), and get a significant Combat Strength boost, allowing then to hold their own in a fight.
11th Apr '17 10:15:23 AM Frankencastle
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* In "''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''", during extended cut of "''The Two Towers''", Saruman has a rather visible OhCrap moment when Gríma Wormtongue mention that one of the men at Edoras, (Aragorn), appeared to be a ''Dúnedain Ranger''.

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* In "''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''", ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'', during extended cut of "''The ''The Two Towers''", Towers'', Saruman has a rather visible OhCrap moment when Gríma Wormtongue mention that one of the men at Edoras, (Aragorn), appeared to be a ''Dúnedain Ranger''.



* Along with being a highly decorated Delta Force operative. Major Gates from ''Film/ThreeKings also has a Rangers tab. Meaning he attended and passed Ranger school.

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* Along with being a highly decorated Delta Force operative. Major Gates from ''Film/ThreeKings Film/ThreeKings also has a Rangers tab. Meaning he attended and passed Ranger school.
11th Apr '17 10:13:05 AM Frankencastle
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* Along with being a highly decorated Delta Force operative. Major Gates from ''Film/ThreeKings also has a Rangers tab. Meaning he attended and passed Ranger school.
2nd Apr '17 3:16:25 PM MasterFuzzy
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* [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Obviously]], the Rangers of the ''Literature/RangersApprentice'' series.

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* [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Obviously]], the Rangers of the ''Literature/RangersApprentice'' series. They're BadassNormal special forces and investigators, FamedInStory for stealth and archery skills. They're no slouches when it comes to close-quarters combat, either. [[TheDreaded Just the knowledge that a Ranger is in the area is generally enough to make bad guys think twice.]]



* Royal Ulster Rangers, then the Royal Irish Rangers, now part of the Royal Irish super-regiment of the British Army [[note]]"Super-Regiment" means the amalgamation together of several former independent county regiments. Each battalion preserves the traditions of one parent regiment and - in theory - provdes a nucleus for rapid expansion of the old county regiments in case of need.[[/note]] Recruited in the Six Counties of Northern Ireland but accepts recruits from the Republic.

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* Royal Ulster Rangers, then the Royal Irish Rangers, now part of the Royal Irish super-regiment of the British Army [[note]]"Super-Regiment" means the amalgamation together of several former independent county regiments. Each battalion preserves the traditions of one parent regiment and - in theory - provdes provides a nucleus for rapid expansion of the old county regiments in case of need.[[/note]] Recruited in the Six Counties of Northern Ireland but accepts recruits from the Republic.
25th Mar '17 3:18:07 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Benjen Stark is first ranger, which is a high position held in the Night's Watch, the group responsible for defending the Wall, and tasked with ranging beyond it.
9th Mar '17 7:19:48 AM scartox111
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*** Specifically: Goranger (1), Turboranger (13), Zyuranger (16), Dairanger (17), Kakuranger (18), Ohranger (19), Carranger (20), Megaranger (21), Timeranger (24), Gaoranger (25), Hurric'''''anger''''' (26), Abaranger (27), Dekaranger (28), Magiranger (29), Bouke'''''nger''''' (30), Gekiranger (31), Go-O'''''nger''''' (32), Shinke'''''nger''''' (33), Gosei'''''ger''''' (34), Gokai'''''ger''''' (35), Kyoryu'''''ger''''' (37), Tokkyu'''''ger''''' (38), and Akibaranger (Unofficial).

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*** Specifically: Goranger (1), Turboranger (13), Zyuranger (16), Dairanger (17), Kakuranger (18), Ohranger (19), Carranger (20), Megaranger (21), Timeranger (24), Gaoranger (25), Hurric'''''anger''''' (26), Abaranger (27), Dekaranger (28), Magiranger (29), Bouke'''''nger''''' (30), Gekiranger (31), Go-O'''''nger''''' (32), Shinke'''''nger''''' (33), Gosei'''''ger''''' (34), Gokai'''''ger''''' (35), Kyoryu'''''ger''''' (37), Tokkyu'''''ger''''' (38), zyuoh'''''ger''''' (40), kyuranger (41), and Akibaranger (Unofficial).
25th Feb '17 1:59:47 PM nombretomado
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* In DaleBrown's books, Hal Briggs and Trevor Griffin are Air Force officers who have gone for the Ranger course. Sergeant Major Ray Jefferson was also a Ranger.

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* In DaleBrown's Creator/DaleBrown's books, Hal Briggs and Trevor Griffin are Air Force officers who have gone for the Ranger course. Sergeant Major Ray Jefferson was also a Ranger.
14th Jan '17 10:35:28 PM Ominae
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* The Earth Defense Force series has the Ranger class.


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* The Malaysian Army's Royal Ranger Regiment.
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