UNCLASSIFIED
75th Ranger Regiment Master Community Engagement Calendar
This calendar is produced and disseminated monthly to active duty Rangers and their Families, Families and Friends of our Fallen, SOCOM Care Coalition and its partner NFPs, and recognized Ranger Alumni Association NFPs.
--Contact the Ranger PAO office at 75PAO@soc.mil for consideration of event additions and updates.
--For information on any non-75th Ranger Regiment sponsored events contact the event POC directly.
Disclaimer:  Inclusion of events on this calendar where monetary funds are raised, does not represent endorsement by the Department of Defense or the 75th Ranger Regiment.  If monetary funds are raised at any event listed below, the event must pay tribute to a Fallen Ranger and be open for attendance to the entire Ranger Community to either participate or view.  Non-DoD events listed below provide an opportunity for Rangers and their Families to build resiliency within the Ranger community through fellowship and are strictly voluntary.   
DTG Event Location Event Type Link / Notes
Continuous
Jan-Dec Civilian Service Dog and Veteran Pairing Cedar Lake, IN  Transition http://www.1pet1vet.com/
Jan-Dec American Dream U On-line Transition http://americandreamu.org/
Jan-Dec Ranger Transition Services Sheridan, OR  Transition http://www.threerangersfoundation.org/operations/
September
3-Sep-16 Ranger Monthly Breakfasts Columbus, GA
Atlanta, GA
Savannah, GA
Tampa, FL
Fellowship See a full listing of monthly breakfast information at http://www.ranger.org/. 
11-Sep-16 SSG Jeremy Andrew Katzenberger Memorial Triathlon Weatherby Lake, Missouri Tribute http://jktri.weebly.com/ 
15 Sep 75th RRA Patrolling Fall Issue Published  75th RRA Association View issue here.  http://www.75thrra.com/patrolling/index.html
22-24 Sep 16 GEN Darby - Darby Days Lake Fort Smith, AK Tribute https://www.facebook.com/DarbyLegacyProject/ 
23-Sep-16 Ranger Class 09-16 Graduation Fort Benning, GA Command http://www.benning.army.mil/infantry/ARTB/StudentInformation/Graduation.html
October
1 Oct 1974 2/75 Established 2/75 Ranger History  
1-Oct-16 Mogadishu Mile 5K Columbus, GA Tribute 2015 Recap: http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/article37740003.html 
3-Oct-43 5307 Composite Group - Merrill's Mauraders Established Burma Ranger History  
3 Oct 1984 75RR and 3/75 Established 75RR and 3/75 Ranger History  
3 Oct 1993 Operation Gothic Serpent 3/75 Ranger History  
19-Oct-01 15th Year Annivesary - OBJ Rhino Afghanistan 75RR and 3/75 Ranger History Elements of the 75RR have remained deployed every day since 19 Oct 2001
21-Oct-16 Ranger Class 10-16 Graduation Fort Benning, GA Command http://www.benning.army.mil/infantry/ARTB/StudentInformation/Graduation.html
25-Oct-83 Operation Urgent Fury - Grenada 1/75, 2/75 Ranger History  
November
5-Nov-16 5th Annual Ranger Appreciation Golf Tournament The Club at Savannah Harbor, GA Transition  http://www.rangerevents.com/#!events/cpax   
10 Nov 75th RRA Patrolling Deadline for Winter Issue 75th RRA Association Open for submission from all organizations in the Ranger Community.
http://www.75thrra.com/2015/patrol_02.html 
11-Nov-16 Ranger Class 11-16 Graduation Fort Benning, GA Command http://www.benning.army.mil/infantry/ARTB/StudentInformation/Graduation.html
11-Nov-16 Veterans  Day National Holiday    
13-Nov-16 Jimmy's Run Down Heroes Highway New York City, NY Tribute 2015 Event Information: http://www.leadthewayfund.org/2015/10/jimmys-run-down-heroes-highway/  
December
15 Dec 75th RRA Patrolling Winter Issue Published 75th RRA Association View issue here.  http://www.75thrra.com/patrolling/index.html
20-Dec-89 Operation Just Cause  Panama Command  
January
1st of Jan Ranger Memorial Foundation and Ranger Battalions Association of WWII Window Open On-line Tribute https://www.rangermemorial.com/scholarship_application.aspx
Eligibility requirements:
-Awards will be made to promising high school seniors (3.0 GPA) that have been accepted into a state accredited two- or four-year educational or technical institution. Students already enrolled in an accredited institution that have demonstrated academic ability (3.0 GPA) can also compete for the award.
-Financial necessity is not a factor in awarding the scholarships.
-Scholarships honor those that have chosen to dedicate themselves to the Ranger Creed as well as family members that have sacrificed to support all Rangers. While there are strict criteria as to who may apply, the scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants without any preference to race, creed, color, ethnic origin, or religion. 
2nd Thursday of Jan The Rangers Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Window Open On-line Tribute http://www.rangersscholarshipfund.org/process
Eligibility requirements:
-Dependent family member of a current or veteran Ranger of the 75th Ranger Regiment, since the reactivation of the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions in 1974.
-Registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
-High School senior, graduate, or registered as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or post secondary vocational or technical institute pursuing degree or certification completion.
31-Jan-74 1/75 Established HAAF Ranger History  
February
1-28 Feb-17 Pat Tillman Scholarship Application Window On-line Transition http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/ 
2nd Thursday of Feb The Rangers Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Window Open On-line Ranger History http://www.rangersscholarshipfund.org/process
Eligibility requirements:
-Dependent family member of a current or veteran Ranger of the 75th Ranger Regiment, since the reactivation of the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions in 1974.
-Registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
-High School senior, graduate, or registered as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or post secondary vocational or technical institute pursuing degree or certification completion.
10 Feb 75th RRA Patrolling Deadline for Spring Issue 75th RRA Ranger Association Open for submission from all organizations in the Ranger Community.
http://www.75thrra.com/2015/patrol_02.html 
TBA Feb 17 United States Army Ranger Association (USARA) Scholarhsip Window Opens On-line Ranger Association http://www.ranger.org/page-1263671
TBA Feb 17 MSgt. Josh Gavulic Memorial Ride Smith Station, AL Tribute 2016 Recap: http://www.wtvm.com/story/28167882/motorcycle-ride-celebrates-the-life-of-fallen-e-alabama-ranger  
TBA early Feb or late May 17 USSOCOM Care Coalition Conference Tampa, FL Command www.socom.mil/Care%20Coalition/Default.aspx
This event is not occuring during SOFIC in 2017.
March
15 Mar 75th RRA Patrolling Spring Issue Published 75th RRA Association View issue here: http://www.75thrra.com/patrolling/index.html
TBA Mar-17 COL Keneally Golf Tournament Columbus, GA Tribute Invitation only event.
TBA Mar-17 Duke Lacrosse Military Appreciation Game Durham, NC Tribute 2016 Recap: http://www.leadthewayfund.org/2016/03/duke-to-host-military-appreciation-day-and-honor-jimmy-regan/ 
April
TBA Apr 17 Sentinels of Freedom Gala San Ramon, CA Transition http://www.sentinelsoffreedom.org/category/sentinels/updates/ 
TBA Apr 17 “Regs Rock” Lacrosse Day for Heroes Manhasset, NY Tribute http://www.leadthewayfund.org/2016/01/regs-rock-lacrosse-day-for-heroes/ 
TBA Apr 17 SGT Tanner Higgins Memorial Run
Sulphur Springs, TX Tribute https://darbyproject.org/event/tanner-higgins-warrior-run-2016/
TBA Apr 17 United States Army Ranger Association (USARA) Scholarhsip Window Closes On-line Ranger Association http://www.ranger.org/page-1263671
6-Apr-17 Lead the Way Fund Gala Manhattan, NY Tribute Details to follow at https://www.leadthewayfund.org/
6-Apr-17 The Rangers Scholarship Fund Annual Golf Tournament Columbus, GA Tribute www.rangersscholarshipfund.org 
7-10 Apr 17 Best Ranger Competition Fort Benning, GA Command www.bestrangercompetition.com  
24-Apr-80 Operation Eagle Claw - Iran Iran Ranger History https://www.facebook.com/The-75th-Ranger-Regiment-190158030999896/ 
30-Apr-45 COL Darby Killed in Action Torbole, Italy  Ranger History COL Darby was posthumously promoted to Brigadier General, the only posthumous promotion to Flag Rank during World War II. Gen Darby was originally interred near Cisterna, Italy, but his remains were returned to the United States in 1949 and he was buried at the Fort Smith National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
May
TBA May 17 Ralph Puckett Leadership Award, NCO and Soldier of the Year Competitions Fort Benning, GA Command Event closed to the public.
TBA May 17 SGT Alessandro Plutino  Golf Outing Pittman, NJ Tribute http://www.honoringsandrinossacrificefund.com/2016_GOLF_OUTING.html 
10 May 75th RRA Patrolling Deadline for Summer Issue On-line Association Open for submission from all organizations in the Ranger Community.
http://www.75thrra.com/2015/patrol_02.html 
TBA May 17 2nd Annual SGT Alessandro Plutino Savannah River Run Bass Fishing Tournament Clyo, GA Tribute http://suaspontefoundation.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Registration-Form.pdf
TBA May 17 Fallen Ranger Poker Run
Harley-Davidson, Savannah, GA Tribute http://suaspontefoundation.org/events/
16-18 May-17 Special Oeprations Forces Industry Conference Tampa, FL Command http://www.sofic.org/Pages/Default.aspx
Future SOF Week Dates: May 22-24, 2018; May 28-30, 2019; May 19-21, 2020
16-18 May 17 1/75 Reunion Savannah, GA Fellowship POC and details to be published.
29-May-17 Memorial Day National Holiday    
June
TBA Jun 17 2LT Jered Ewy Memorial Golf Tournament  Edmond, OK  Tribute www.ewyfoundation.com/ 
TBA Jun 17 The SSG Jason Dahlke Adventure Challenge Lotts Island, HAAF Tribute http://www.energy-oasis.com/#!adventure/c1zax 
1-Jun-17 Deadline - Ranger Memorial Foundation and Ranger Battalions Association of WWII Scholarship Deadline On-line Tribute https://www.rangermemorial.com/scholarship_application.aspx
Eligibility requirements:
-Awards will be made to promising high school seniors (3.0 GPA) that have been accepted into a state accredited two- or four-year educational or technical institution. Students already enrolled in an accredited institution that have demonstrated academic ability (3.0 GPA) can also compete for the award.
-Financial necessity is not a factor in awarding the scholarships.
-Scholarships honor those that have chosen to dedicate themselves to the Ranger Creed as well as family members that have sacrificed to support all Rangers. While there are strict criteria as to who may apply, the scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants without any preference to race, creed, color, ethnic origin, or religion. 
6-Jun-44 D-Day - Operation Overlord - Normandy Normandy, France Command  
15 Jun 75th RRA Patrolling Summer Issue Published 75th RRA Association View issue here.
http://www.75thrra.com/patrolling/index.html
14 Jun 1775 Army Birthday Army Holiday    
17-Jun-17 Illinois Freedom Run
Grundy County Fairgrounds, Morris, IL Tribute https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisMotorcycleFreedomRun/info/?tab=page_info
19-Jun-42 1st Ranger Battalion Established in WWII Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland Ranger History 2017 is 75th Anniversary
19 Jun 17 - 3 Oct 18 Celebration of 75 years of Ranger Lineage   Ranger History Focus on Ranger History from the founding of the 1st Ranger Battalion to the establishment of Merrill's Mauraders
26-Jun-17 Ranger Rendezvous 2017 Fort Benning, GA Command, Associations, Tribute, Benevolence 3:30 pm: Static Display at Fryar Drop Zone
4:00 pm: Airborne Operation at Fryar Drop Zone
7:00 pm: USARA Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night
--Select USARA guests from ARTB and 75RR, Dress is casual civilian.


27-Jun-17 1:00 pm: State of the 75th Ranger Regiment Brief at Marshall Aditorium, Mc-Ginnis-Wickham Hall
2:30 pm: Distinguished and Honorary Members of the 75th Ranger Regiment Induction Ceremony at Marshall Aditorium, Mc-Ginnis-Wickham Hall
6:00 pm: Ranger Hall of Fame Dinner. Invitation only event.
28-Jun-17 1:00 pm: Ranger Hall of Fame Inductions at Marshall Aditorium, Mc-Ginnis-Wickham Hall
5:00 pm: No Host BBQ at Freedom Hall
29-Jun-17 9:00 am: Change of Command at National Infantry Museum Parade Field
30-Jun-17 5:30 pm: USARA President's Reception & Banquet.
--Reception begins at 5:30 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 pm
--Dress for USARA Members and Guests is business casual or coat & tie.
--Dress for active military is the Army Service Uniform (ASU) or service equivalent.
--Color guard dress is the Army Combat Uniform (ACU).
--USARA sends individual invitations for this event.
28-Jun-17 The Rangers Scholarship Fund Ceremony Fort Benning, GA Education http://www.rangersscholarshipfund.org/process 
28-Jun-17 Ranger Hall of Fame Inductions Fort Benning, GA Tribute http://www.rangerhalloffame.com/ 
26 Jun-1 Jul 17 USARA Annual Ranger Muster Columbus, GA; Doubletree Hotel Fellowship 26 JUN: USARA Ranger Soldier Appreciation Night
29 or 30 JUN:  Formal Dinner
July
17-Jul-07 RSTB Established Fort Benning, GA Ranger History  
TBA Jun 17 1/75 Fallen SPC Christopher Shane Wright Memorial 5k Run  Tollesboro, KY Tribute https://www.facebook.com/events/1741872912736756/
TBA Jul-17 3/75 Fallen Ranger CPL Ben Kopp Memorial Ride Apple Valley, MN Tribute http://www.hooahinc.org/content/ben-kopp-memorial-ride
August
4-Aug-17 3/75 Fallen Ranger  PVT John Henderson Memorial Run Columbus/Fort Benning, GA Tribute Community run begins at 3:30 am at PVT Henderson's grave site in Parkhill Cemetary and finished on Fort Benning.
5-Aug-17 Ranger Monthly Breakfasts Columbus, GA
Atlanta, GA
Savannah, GA
Tampa, FL
Fellowship See a full listing of monthly breakfast information at http://www.ranger.org/. 
7-Aug-17 Purple Heart Day  USA Tribute On this day in 1782, in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington, the commander in chief of the Continental Army, creates the “Badge for Military Merit,” a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk, edged with a narrow binding of silver, with the word Merit stitched across the face in silver. 
10 Aug 75th RRA Patrolling Deadline for Fall Issue On-line Association Open for submission from all organizations in the Ranger Community.
http://www.75thrra.com/2015/patrol_02.html 
TBD 2017 Pointe du Hoc Foundation Ranger Regatta  Tacoma Yacht Club Tribute http://www.pointeduhocfoundation.com/ranger-regatta-ii.html
12-Aug-17 National Run for the Fallen Fort Benning, GA Tribute Event for active duty and veteran members of the 75th Ranger Regiment.  This event is not open to the general public. 
26-Aug-16 Ranger Class 08-16 Graduation Fort Benning, GA Command http://www.benning.army.mil/infantry/ARTB/StudentInformation/Graduation.html
 
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