5th Ranger Company (United States)
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|5th Ranger Infantry Company (Airborne)|
Scroll of the 5th ranger company
|Active||November, 20 1950 - 1 August 1951|
|Country||United States of America|
|Allegiance||United States Army|
|Type||Ranger light infantry|
|Part of||Eighth United States Army|
|Garrison/HQ||Pusan, South Korea|
|Captain John C. "Nail" Scagnelli|
The 5th Ranger Infantry Company (Airborne) was an airborne trained light infantry unit of the United States Army during the Korean War. The 5th Rangers being trained by the 3rd Ranger Company as part of the second cycle of Ranger companies at Fort Benning, Georgia. Which also consist of the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Ranger Companies. During training the 5th Rangers received winter training at Fort Carson, Colorado.
The 5th Rangers were assigned to the US Army's 25th Infantry Division from April 31, 1951 to its inactivation on August 1, 1951.