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Recent Articles

The Evolution of Ranger School: Supporting the Squad as the Foundation of the Decisive Force
(January-April 2013) HTML PDF
US Army Ranger School - Florida Phase
(September - October 2012) HTML PDF
US Army Ranger School - Mountain Phase
(April-August 2012) HTML PDF
U.S. Army Ranger School: How to Prepare, Avoid Pitfalls
(January-March 2012) HTML PDF
A Lieutenant’s Guide to Ranger School
(September-October 2011) HTML PDF

Historical Articles

Ranger-Type Training for Infantry Units
(April 1956) HTML PDF
Ranger Training
(May-June 1961) HTML PDF
Ranger Training: A Part of the Army’s Future
(November-December 1972) HTML PDF
The Ranger Course
(September-October 1980) HTML PDF
Ranger Training
(January-February 1986) HTML PDF
The Ranger Training Brigade
(March-April 1989) HTML PDF
Mountaineering and Leadership: The 5th Ranger Training Battalion
(January-April 1998) HTML PDF
Developing the Warrior Spirit in Ranger Training
(May-August 1999) HTML PDF

15 FEB 2011 - US Army Rangers, rope bridge training. Florida Phase; Camp Rudder, FL. Photo by John D. Helms -


20 FEB 2011 - Ranger Training Class 4-11 begins the Mountain Phase by learning lower mountaineering skills including rappelling (30' tower and 60' rock face) and various knot tying. Camp Merrill, Dahlonega, GA. Photo by John D. Helms -