Ranger School to offer remote learning option
It's basically the same experience.
By Cobra Commander
FORT BENNING, Ga. — Ranger School will offer a remote learning option for Army Reservists and National Guardsman, announced Col. Antwan L. Dunmyer, commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade (ARTB).
“We understand the strain it puts on reserve component units to send their soldiers here for two months at a time, and then you factor in COVID…” said Dunmyer. “That’s why we’ve partnered with Microsoft Teams to create the Remote Ranger Learning Course.
RRLC, as it’s being referred to by course officials, will be an intense, six-week course that has the same rigorous standards as on-site Ranger School, just over Microsoft Teams instead.
“Is it really that different to be in the deep woods of Camp Darby or the swamps of south Florida compared to a Microsoft Teams call?” asked Major Tefton Von Schmidt, current ARTB Brigade Planning Officer. “We thought about it for about ten minutes and decided: no.”
Ranger students are expected to be on Teams twenty-four hours a day…
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