Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence


5th Ranger Training Battalion Site

5th Ranger Training Battalion

COVID19 Message COVID19 Message
The 5th Ranger Training Battalion is taking precautionary measures to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and attempting to prevent its appearance in our Soldiers, civilians, and students. We will continue to place the health and safety of our Soldiers, civilians and their families as our highest priority.

Families and friends should be aware that all future graduations and events are to be cancelled or closed to the public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate based on risk and current information and disseminate information through our Webpage at https://www.benning.army.mil/Infantry/ARTB/5th-RTBn/ and our Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/5th-Ranger-Training-Battalion-204165222966461/. Please continue to monitor the Facebook page for updates on upcoming graduations and events.

Current COVID-19 information from the Maneuver Center of Excellence can also be found on their Webpage at https://www.benning.army.mil/index.html or their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/FortBenningMCoE/.

Mission


5th Ranger Training Battalion conducts the Mountain Phase of Ranger School in vicinity of Camp Frank D. Merrill IOT produce Rangers whose primary mission is to close with and destroy the enemy in direct fire battle.

5th RTB CMD

LTC Scott A. Basso
Commander 5th Ranger Training Battalion
Camp Frank D. Merrill, Dahlonega, Georgia

5th RTB CSM

CSM John T. Howerton
CSM 5th Ranger Training Battalion
Camp Frank D. Merrill, Dahlonega, Georgia

5th RTBn Crest