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Honoring elite troops
Camp Merrill holds dedication ceremony for mountain Ranger training
Retired Lt. Cols. Keith Antonia, left, and J.D. Kirby unveil the Ranger Memorial during a dedication ceremony at Camp Frank D. Merrill.

U.S. Army Rangers, both active and veteran, joined Monday at Camp Merrill in Dahlonega to dedicate a memorial commemorating mountain Ranger training. Camp Merrill was founded more than 60 years ago and serves as a place for mountaineering training for the U.S. Army Ranger School.