The U.S. Army Rangers were established during World War II
and modeled after the British commandos. The first commander of
the unit was Colonel William O. Darby. He was later killed
during the war in Italy.
May 3, 2016.
"This Army Ranger Legend Will Live Forever in His Hometown",
by Liesl Bradner, Task and Purpose. A statue is erected
to commemorate the first commander of the U.S. Army Rangers.
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