Ranger Handbook


U.S. Army Updated Edition 2017 – TC 3-21.76 – 370+ Pages  – 6 x 9  Format


Formatted to 6×9 handbook with ample room for notes on each page. Fits in your pocket or backpack easily.


This handbook describes the techniques that make US Army Rangers the world’s premier light infantry fighting force. Over two centuries of lessons learned in bloody special operations combat are contained in this book. This book is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to know how Rangers function. 


The Ranger Handbook covers:


· Deception

· Stealth

· Communications

· Escape and Evasion

· Ambush Operations

· Perimeter Defense

· Counterintelligence

· First Aid

· Demolitions

· Mountaineering

· Waterborne Operations

· Urban Operations

· and Much More. 


The Ranger Creed:


Recognizing that I volunteered as a Ranger, fully knowing the hazards of my chosen profession, I will always endeavor to uphold the prestige, honor, and high esprit de corps of the Rangers.


Acknowledging the fact that a Ranger is a more elite soldier who arrives at the cutting edge of battle by land, sea, or air, I accept the fact that as a Ranger my country expects me to move further, faster and fight harder than any other soldier.


Never shall I fail my comrades. I will always keep myself mentally alert, physically strong and morally straight and I will shoulder more than my share of the task whatever it may be, 100% and then some.


Gallantly will I show the world that I am a specially selected and well-trained soldier. My courtesy to superior officers, neatness of dress and care of equipment shall set the example for others to follow.


Energetically will I meet the enemies of my country. I shall defeat them on the field of battle for I am better trained and will fight with all my might. Surrender is not a Ranger word. I will never leave a fallen comrade to fall into the hands of the enemy and under no circumstances will I ever embarrass my country.


Readily will I display the intestinal fortitude required to fight on to the Ranger objective and complete the mission though I be the lone survivor.




Ranger Handbook