One of the favorite hobbies of many Rangers is to sit around war gaming, as many elite soldiers do, plotting and planning how they would take down various types of targets.  Some of us would engage in lighthearted speculation about the best way to rob a bank.  Smarter Rangers would suggest stealing diamonds or committing a heist in a foreign country which would not involve the FBI after the fact.  For a handful of Rangers assigned to 2/75 at Fort Lewis, those fantasies became a reality in 2006 when they robbed a Bank of America branch.

They probably would have gotten away with the heist, if only they had removed the front license plate from their getaway car…

Check out the following historical retrospective:

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