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Fast Facts

  • 1st Ranger training was held at Natural Bridge State Park, Kentucky in 1971

  • 1st Badge cost was $75.00

  • 1st African American Ranger was Bill Carter in the Nashville District

  • 1st Natural Resources Branch was located in the Nashville District

  • 1st citation was written for an unauthorized structure on Lake Cumberland

  • 1st Ranger to write a citation was Wallace Halcomb on Lake Cumberland

  • 1st green and gray uniforms were purchased from Sears & Roebuck Co.
 
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