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Ranger Tab. US Army

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Description

The full color tab is 2 3/8 inches (6.03 cm) long, 11/16 inch (1.75 cm) wide, with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border and the word "RANGER" inscribed in yellow letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) high. The subdued tab is identical, except the background is olive drab and the word "RANGER" is in black letters. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-219)

Award Eligibility

Awarded to U.S. military and civilian personnel, and foreign military personnel who qualify as prescribed. The basic eligibility criteria for award of the tab is as follows: (1) Successful completion of a Ranger course conducted by the U.S. Army Infantry School. (2) Any person who was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge while serving during World War II as a member of a Ranger Battalion (1st-6th inclusive) or in the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) (Merrill's Marauders). (3) Any person who successfully completed a Ranger course conducted by the Ranger Training Command at Fort Benning, Georgia. The Commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command and the Commanding General of the Army Reserve Personnel Command may award the Ranger Tab.

Date Approved

The Ranger Tab was approved by the Chief of Staff, Army, on 30 October 1950.

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