The Painful Story of the Mahmand Valley Ranger Raid: How Two Rangers Died, and Two F-16 Pilots Saved the Rest.
“The first casualty of war is innocence. I assure you, war is ugly.” -Paraphrased from Legacy by SL Buckley. “…the righteous are bold as a lion” Proverbs 28: 1-28. Fifty Army Rangers were completely surrounded in the dark valley hamlet, taking heavy enemy fire from all sides.
Ranger School Book Exposes... ...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?"