Us army dating rules
They were intended to serve as a manual on guerrilla warfare for Rogers' Ranger company, a 600 strong contingent whose members were personally selected by Rogers.The rules were the result of Rogers' blend of Native American tactics and his own innovative combat techniques, ideas that were considered revolutionary by military standards of the time.Just as you will be learning a new way of telling time, the military has their own way of annotating dates.
The 28 "Rules of Ranging" are a series of rules and guidelines originally created by Major Robert Rogers in 1757, during the French and Indian War (1754–63).The rules were originally written at Rogers Island in the Hudson River near Fort Edward.Combined with intensive training and live fire exercises, these rules created a mobile, well trained force that was capable of living off the land around it in order to sustain itself for long periods of time. Colonel William Darby read the rules to the 1st Ranger Battalion prior to action during World War II, and a modified version of the rules is followed by the 75th Ranger Regiment to this day, and they are considered as the model for all Ranger activities. The version immediately below is the one used by the 75th Ranger Regiment and has been provided to US soldiers attending Ranger School from the 1950s to present day.They also form the basis of the "Standing Orders" taught to U. The true Plan of Discipline, extracted from Major Rogers's journal and intended for his Rogers' Rangers in 1759, follow: The following Standing Orders, which are distinct from the 28 Rules listed above, are a work of fiction: they are from Kenneth Roberts' 1937 novel about Rogers, Northwest Passage.
Quaint and folksy, these orders have nonetheless been adopted by the modern U. Army Rangers and are placed just after the Ranger Creed in every edition of the Ranger Handbook. Your friends know that you are an upstanding citizen, but a first impression by a stranger could lead to some wrong assumptions.