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The 75th Ranger Regiment has been awarded numerous honors and decorations from its campaigns, beginning in World War II. In World War II, they participated in 16 major campaigns, spearheading the campaigns in Morocco, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Anzio and Leyte. During the Vietnam War, they received campaign participation streamers for every campaign in the war.[1]

The regiment received streamers with arrowheads (denoting conflicts they spearheaded) for its participation in the invasions of Grenada and Panama.

To date, the Rangers have earned six Presidential Unit Citations, nine Valorous Unit Awards, and four Meritorious Unit Commendation, the most recent of which were earned in Vietnam and Haditha, Iraq, respectively.

Campaign Participation Credit[]

75th Ranger Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia.

75th Ranger Regiment Coat of Arms.

  • World War II:
  1. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Algeria-French Morocco (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  2. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Tunisia
  3. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Sicily (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  4. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Naples-Foggia (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  5. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Anzio (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  6. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Rome-Arno
  7. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Normandy (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  8. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Northern France
  9. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Rhineland
  10. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Ardennes-Alsace
  11. European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal streamer.png Central Europe
  12. Streamer APC.PNG New Guinea
  13. Streamer APC.PNG Philippines
  14. Streamer APC.PNG Leyte (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  15. Streamer APC.PNG Luzon
  16. Streamer APC.PNG India-Burma
  17. Streamer APC.PNG Central Burma
  • Vietnam:
  1. Streamer VS.PNG Advisory
  2. Streamer VS.PNG Defense
  3. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive
  4. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase II
  5. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase III
  6. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  7. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase V
  8. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  9. Streamer VS.PNG Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  10. Streamer VS.PNG Tet Counteroffensive
  11. Streamer VS.PNG Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  12. Streamer VS.PNG Summer-Fall 1969
  13. Streamer VS.PNG Winter-Spring 1970
  14. Streamer VS.PNG Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  15. Streamer VS.PNG Consolidation I
  16. Streamer VS.PNG Consolidation II
  17. Streamer VS.PNG Cease-Fire
  • Armed Forces Expeditions:
  1. Streamer AFE.PNG Grenada (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  2. Streamer AFE.PNG Panama (with Arrowhead device.svg)
  • Global War on Terrorism
  1. Streamer gwotE.PNG
  • Afghanistan
  1. Streamer AFGCS.PNG Liberation of Afghanistan
  2. Streamer AFGCS.PNG Consolidation I
  3. Streamer AFGCS.PNG Consolidation II
  • Iraqi
  1. Iraq Campaign streamer (USMC).png Liberation of Iraq
  2. Iraq Campaign streamer (USMC).png Transition of Iraq
  3. Iraq Campaign streamer (USMC).png Iraqi Governance
  4. Iraq Campaign streamer (USMC).png National Resolution

Decorations[]

  1. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for El Guetar
  2. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for Salerno
  3. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for Pointe du Hoc
  4. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for Saar River Area
  5. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for Myitkyina
  6. Streamer PUC Army.PNG Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for Vietnam 1966-1968
  7. Streamer JMUA.PNG Joint Meritorious Unit Citation for Afghanistan 04 Oct 2001- 31 Dec 2004
  8. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Vietnam - II Corps Area
  9. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Bình Dương Province
  10. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for III Corps Area 1969
  11. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Fish Hook
  12. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for III Corps Area 1971
  13. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Thừa Thiên–Quảng Trị
  14. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Grenada
  15. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Mogadishu
  16. Streamer VUA Army.PNG Valorous Unit Award for Haditha, Iraq
  17. Streamer MUC Army.PNG Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for Vietnam 1968
  18. Streamer MUC Army.PNG Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for Vietnam 1969
  19. Streamer MUC Army.PNG Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for Vietnam 1969-1970
  20. Streamer MUC Army.PNG Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for Pacific Area

See also[]

References[]

  1. USASOC (2003). 75th Ranger Regiment: Fact Sheet. U.S. Special Operations Command. United States of America.

External links[]

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