Salvador “Si” Rangel
DATE OF SERVICE: 1964-2005
UNIT OF SERVICE:
- 1964-1967 Army Reserve
- 1967-1980 12th SF
- 1980-1999 CA Army National Guard
- 2003-2004 SWCS
- 2004-2005 3rd & 7th SFG
- 2017-2020 CA. State Military Reserve
MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Basic ; Adv. Airborne, Jungle Operations, SF course, Intell Analyst, SF O&I, SGM Academy, Army Chaplain Course
HIGHEST RANK OBTAINED: Command Sergeant Major, State Military Reserve – Captain
CIVILIAN CAREER: Long Beach Police Department Ret., Private Investigator Ret., Adjunct Professor Jr. College, current Associate Pastor Calvary Baptist Church – Temecula CA,
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION: AA Admin of Justice, BA Christian Education, MA Biblical Studies, Doctorate of Theology
WHY I JOINED SPECIAL FORCES? I wanted to enter combat with the most elite unit in the Army.
MY FAVORITE STORY: Giving the Gospel and leading others to Jesus Christ.
THE GUYS I NEVER FORGOT: Many.
Read about Si in his first “Chaplain’s Hooch” entry, which was printed in the August 2022 Sentinel