United States Army Ranger Tab - Dress Metal
Criteria: Awarded to U.S. Army Soldiers who have completed the 61-day Ranger School course in small-unit infantry combat tactics in woodland, mountain, and swamp operations. The Ranger Tab is presented upon graduating from Ranger School. The tab is worn on the upper shoulder of the left sleeve of a military uniform. Wearing the tab is permitted for the remainder of a soldier's military career, even if the soldier is not actively assigned to a Ranger unit. A smaller, metallic version is worn on the formal dress blue and dress mess uniforms. The cloth version of the tab is worn on the U.S. Army Combat Uniform and Class A uniform of the U.S. Army.