• U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment throw out colored smoke canisters, July 25, as they being their assault on a mock insurgent building on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011 : Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment throw out colored smoke canisters, July 25, as they being their assault on a mock insurgent building on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment run through concealing smoke, July 25, as they maneuver their way towards a mock insurgent building as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga.., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment run through concealing smoke, July 25, as they maneuver their way towards a mock insurgent building as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga.., as part of the Regiment’s...

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment clear a mock enemy vehicle, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment clear a mock enemy vehicle, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • A C17 Globe master Aircraft drops U.S. Army Rangers onto Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., July 25, as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    A C17 Globe master Aircraft drops U.S. Army Rangers onto Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., July 25, as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment fill the sky during a Mass Tactical Airborne Operation, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment fill the sky during a Mass Tactical Airborne Operation, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • Spectators look skyward as a C17 Globemaster Aircraft drops U.S. Army Rangers onto Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., July 25, as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    Spectators look skyward as a C17 Globemaster Aircraft drops U.S. Army Rangers onto Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., July 25, as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a grass hill during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a grass hill during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger...

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position as a rocket propelled grenade training round explodes, July 25, as part of an assault on an insurgent structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position as a rocket propelled grenade training round explodes, July 25, as part of an assault on an insurgent structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s...

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach the outer walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach the outer walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach and enter the walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach and enter the walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach and enter the walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment breach and enter the walls of a mock insurgent building, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a grass hill during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment run towards a grass hill during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger...

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger...

  • U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger Rendezvous events.

    Ranger Rendezvous 2011: Day 1

    U.S. Army Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment take a covered position during a mock raid on a insurgent structure, July 25, as part of an assault on the structure on Fryar Drop Zone, Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Regiment’s 2011 Ranger...

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- More than 1,500 Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment conducted a Ranger Capabilities Demonstration and Mass Tactical Airborne Operation to kick-off Ranger Rendezvous 2011, July 25-28.

Rendezvous is a unit tradition to bring the entire Regiment together for the Regimental change of command. The days leading up to the ceremony are filled with Ranger demonstrations and events. Ranger families and veterans traditionally attend the event as well. Overall, Ranger Rendezvous helps foster esprit de corps within the Ranger community.

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