Army SFC David L. McDowell, 30, of Ramona, California. Died April 29, 2008, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Tag Ab Valley, Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.
Army SGT William P. Rudd, 27, of Madisonville, Kentucky, Died October 5, 2008, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq.
Shown at Fort Walsh, the North West Mounted Police outpost, in 1881, Jack Clark holds an 1873 Winchester and wears prairie attire that is in keeping with the Rocky Mountain Ranger uniform. The force often took on former policemen as civilian scouts, since many of them were intermarried with natives or Métis and thus offered valuable experience, especially during the years of Sitting Bull’s Sioux exile in the Cypress Hills. – Courtesy Provincial Archives of Alberta A.19402 –
Army Sgt. Ronald A. Kubik Died April 23, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 21, of Brielle, N.J.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.; died April 23 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations.
Army SGT Anibal Santiago, 37, of Belvidere, Illinois. Died July 18, 2010, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. Died at Bagram Air Base, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained July 17, 2010, as a result of a high-altitude fall while conducting combat operations over mountainous terrain in Khowst Province, Afghanistan.
Army Spc. Ryan P. Long Died April 3, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 21, of Seaford, Del.; assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.; died from severe injuries sustained in car-bomb attack in Iraq.