US Mountain Ranger Association

Promoting fellowship & brotherhood among US Army Rangers

Pursuant to our mission of promoting fellowship and brotherhood among all US Army Rangers, the US Mountain Ranger Association continually serves its fellow Rangers through programs honoring and assisting its members, their families and all Rangers, past and present.

USMRA is incorporated under the laws of the State of Georgia. As a charitable organization, it is exempt from Federal Income Tax under the terms of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

We are entirely self-supporting by donations and the tireless work of our members in a variety revenue generating activities with the goal of providing for scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors, recognizing former Camp Frank D. Merrill instructors, honoring our Fallen Rangers and supporting other special programs.

Membership Requirements

Membership in the USMRA is simple. All that is required is to be a graduate of US Army Ranger School or have served in a Ranger unit during combat operations.

Membership Form

Having been assigned at Camp Merrill is NOT a prerequisite for membership.


There are no membership dues. We operate stictly by donations. Consider setting up a monthly donation through PayPal.

Community Partners


2020 USMRA Bylaws

2023 USMRA Board of Directors

J.D. Kirby (Chairman)
Chuck Windham
Bob Suchke
Jason Wistoski
Russ Ballew

2023 USMRA Officers

Bob Williams
  • Entered service on May 12, 1981, from the great state of Iowa
  • Served with Charlie Weapons Plt, 2nd Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry from Oct 1981 to May 1983
  • Graduated with Ranger Class 9-82
  • Served with 1st Bn, 7th SFGA from May 1983 to May 1984
  • Served with 2nd Ranger Company, Camp Merrill, GA, Aggressor Plt, 31/33 Staff, & Assit S-3 NCO from May 1984 to Dec 1987
  • Medically discharged Dec 22, 1987 as an E-6, Staff Sergeant
  • Earned a BA in English Education and a MA in Middle School Social Studies
  • Served as a public school teaher at the middle school, high school, and technical college levels from 1993 to 2019
  • Select as a Distinguished Member of the Ranger Training Brigade in 2016
Nestor Molina
  • Entered service on Sep 29, 2000, from Puerto Rico
  • 2nd Batt. 75th Ranger Reg., (Afghanistan [3] Iraq [2]) Joint Base Lewis McCord, WA
  • 2-3 Inf. Div. (Stryker) BDE (Iraq [2]), Joint Base Lewis McCord, WA
  • 5th Ranger Training Battalion, Dahlonega, GA
  • 15th FTT (Field Training Team), USA Embassy, Peru
  • 1-21 Inf. Regiment. 25th ID, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • 1-27 Inf. Regiment 25th ID Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Retired (MEB) Mar 30, 2018, Dahlonega GA
  • BA - Emergency & Disaster Management & MPA - Public Administration
  • Georgia P.O.S.T. Instructor & State Fire Marshal
Drew Herbert
  • Entered Service in Novenber 1983 completing OSUT at Ft. Benning, GA
  • Served in the Panama Canal Zone from 1984-1987
  • Assigned to A Co. 1-505 PIR, Ft. Bragg, NC in 1987
  • Transferred to the Joint Rediness traning Center, Ft Chaffee in 1992
  • In 1996 assigned to 5th RTB at Camp Merrill unit retirement in November 2003
  • PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC, BSNCO Course, Ranger Tab, Jumpmaster, EIB, CIB, Jungle Warfare
Steven Hall
  • Entered service in July 2004
  • Served with 4th BCT, 82nd Airborne deployed to Afghanistan '07-'08
  • Graduated RIP August '08
  • Served with 3rd Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment '08-'10
  • Graduated Ranger Class 05-09
  • Deployed to Afghanistan '09, '10
  • Served with 4th Ranger Training Bn (RSLC) competed in BRC 2012
  • Served with 2nd Bn, 503rd PIR, 173rd ABCT '12-'15 deployed to Afghanistan '12-'13, to Turkey '14-'15
  • Served with 4th BCT, 10th Mountain Division '15-'18
  • Medically Retired July 2018 as an E-7 SFC
  • WLC, BNCOC, ALC, SLC, Ranger, RSLC, Jumpmaster, Pathfinder, EIB, CIB
  • Earned a BS in Criminal Justice
  • Retired to North Georgia with wife and three children.
  • Currently serving with Fort Benning Directorate of Emergency Services at Camp Merrill