MIL Ranger school then ROP or Deployment.

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  1. x000000x

    x000000x OT Supporter

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    Well its a toss up.. Im currently in a AETF "Army evaluation Task Force" We test Future combat systems.. IE New Ravens, Land warrior ect. I have been doing that for the past 3 years now and my Whiskey code has finally been lifted. Current unit is 1st Armored Divison 5th BCT stationed on Ft Bliss TX and tagged as a Tradoc unit. Well my Dwell time is currently 3 years as of this day. Sister unit is Deploying Dec and they are excepting 4187's for transfer.. I have been contemplating Ranger school then RIP for several months now.. The opportunity for transfers into our sister unit just came out last week.. They just stood up and are in need of more qualified people for their deployment. Well i have been a SSG for 6 months and have no squad leader time due to our unit. We are over strength'd and i have been rated as a TL still. I have a light INF background and for the first 2 years of our test unit we have been using A3 brads and i hated it.. I have a chance to go to a Motorized Section as a SL. Do you think it would be better to go on the deployment and get my time rated as a SL and come back with some experience and then go to Ranger school and try out for ROP or just head out and go to Ranger school then ROP.. Its a tuff decision at this point. The extra money would be nice. Im Single too btw.

    Thanks for the input..
     
  2. JSin

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    You have 3 years dwell time and are single... time to get on a bird.
     
  3. Julius

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    go downrange
     
  4. x000000x

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    Im really thinking of just saying F it and gonna go down range.. I was in the invasion and deployed during the election time during 05-06.. I really do think its time to go again and give some other people a break since i have been shamming out since the end of 06.. Ranger school can always come in the future.. Im just tired of this BS ass unit not doing a damn thing. At first it was cool then after doing a bunch of DV visits, field problems it became worse and worse... I want to do something again. I know Iraq has died down a bunch since i was last over there last but it would be much better doing my thing over there than trying to launch a POS raven from the back of a A3.. Shit gets boring x10.. :(
     
  5. kazimer

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    I would go Ranger School then RIP/ROP
    if you get on the ranger batt you will pay your dues again and agin with deployments

    cliffs: you will deploy either way
     
  6. FalconXtreme

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    troof ranger skool will just make u more deployable
     
  7. fooj

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    if you like to deploy go to battalion
     
  8. MumblingJoe169

    MumblingJoe169 New Member

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    afghanistan or iraq
    if iraq, then gtfo and get to ranger school. This place is gayer than aids right now
     
  9. Julius

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    im going back to that shithole in dec.. gonna be a whole 12 months of garrison in a desert.
     
  10. Fireman68w

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    Why is this even a question? Go ranger and get out of the regular army.
     
  11. GPkustoms

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    from the little i know deploying with rangers is always better than the other option.

    go ranger, it's not shamming because you will still deploy.
     
  12. DaRkPhAnToM

    DaRkPhAnToM FML OT Supporter

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    try to get 1st or 2nd bat if you do go to the 75th.
     
  13. fooj

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    check rog
     

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