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Ft. Benning releases video of integrated Ranger training

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    Wednesday, April 1 2015 3:44 PM EDT2015-04-01 19:44:33 GMT
    (Source: Fort Benning)(Source: Fort Benning)
    A Ranger Training Assessment Course took place on Jan 30 at the Army National Guard's Warrior Training Center on Fort Benning. A total of 58 soldiers completed the RTAC including 5 women who will potentially be the first to attend the U.S. Army Ranger Course in the spring.More >>
    A Ranger Training Assessment Course took place on Jan 30 at the Army National Guard's Warrior Training Center on Fort Benning. A total of 58 soldiers completed the RTAC including 5 women who will potentially be the first to attend the U.S. Army Ranger Course in the spring.More >>
FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - We're getting our first look inside the integrated Ranger training course at Fort Benning

In the attached video, you can see female recruits training alongside male recruits during the Ranger Course Assessment.

Eight women and 184 men are currently attempting to earn the coveted Ranger tab.

The Army announced in January it would allow women to attempt to complete the course for the first time. 

The decision is part of a wider effort to determine whether and how to open combat arms jobs to women.

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