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An Airborne Merry Christmas

A Different Christmas Story The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside … Continue reading

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One of our fellow Rangers has fallen

SGT Bob Nanni recently passed away in a car accident. The details on the funeral as we know them are- Saturday, 29 Jun, 10 AM – Visitation is at the Creek Center Banquet Hall 72025 North Ave Armada, MI the … Continue reading

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9-11 We Remember

We remember – Do you?

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The Purple Heart – the Military’s Oldest Decoration

“The Purple Heart is the one military decoration all service men and women try their hardest not to receive.  But if awarded, is highly cherished.  Just looking at the Purple Heart Medal instantly reminds us that from the time of … Continue reading

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The Deactivation Ceremony (End of an Era, Part II)

Sunday, 12 June 2011, was a day we all dreaded to see arrive.  It was the day of an event we had all fought as hard as we could to keep from happening, but it did. Few Rangers that still remain in the unit as … Continue reading

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Final Jump and Deactivation Ceremony

The formal deactivation ceremony for Company F will take place at the unit armory on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 1400 (2:00 PM). If you wish to attend you MUST contact SFC Brandon Post at (586) 239-6121 or email him … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 marked the end of an era. Company F (Long Range Surveillance), 425th Infantry held its last Dining Out. Company E & F (Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol), 425th Infantry was created from Companies A & B of … Continue reading

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A Soldier’s Christmas

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, my daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a … Continue reading

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Company F Redeployment Homecoming

From Fox news Detroit – More than 100 Michigan soldiers are back at home tonight. The happy reunion at Selfridge Air National Guard Base marked the end of the soldiers 12 month tour of duty in Iraq. The 150 members … Continue reading

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67th Anniversary of D-Day

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion.  While many brave soldiers, sailors, and airmen died on that day, let us remember those brave men of the 2nd and 5th Ranger Battalions.  It was on this day that many … Continue reading

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