Ranger School. Can I get a Hoowa? – Ricochet

Ranger School. This is a good but long article about making it through the US Army Ranger School: Army Ranger School is a Laboratory of Human Endurance. I’ll say. Or, as Sheriff Walt Longmire would say, “Boy howdy” (Sorry, just binged out on three Longmire novels). Whatever its pros and cons, if you go all the way through Ranger School you’ve earned a master’s degree in suffering; and in performing while suffering, which is pretty much the point. The author is a Ranger-qualified veteran who goes back as a writer. He brought some memories back. If you go to Ranger School, the keyword is “suck.” All 24 hours of every day (even that one or two that you get to spend sleeping) suck. There’s not a doubt in my mind that Ranger School is the progenitor of the military philosophy of “embrace the suck.” But, the hardest thing you’ve ever done is the psychic high watermark for hard.

Ranger School Book Exposes...
Ranger School Book
Ranger School Book
...the challenge, the pain and the leadership value of U. S. Army Ranger School. Experience the first book to illuminate the best leadership school in the U.S. Army; Ranger School. Ranger School puts you at ground level and drives home leadership principles through impactful first-person stories. Learn what Ranger School is like. Feel the claustrophobia of the first night, the frustration of exhaustion and the pain of hunger. "No-excuse leaders don't have to act tough, but they must display mental toughness. Is it a coincidence that a 2006 study found that companies led by ex-military CEOs outperformed the S&P 500, and that such leaders lasted longer in their jobs?"

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