Ruck Run 5 miles. Record your time. Work on this effort and work as hard as you can. If possible, try to maintain a 11:00 – 13:30-minute miles pace.
All three Ranger Battalions conducted combat jumps in the 1989 invasion of Panama.
On October 3rd and 4th Rangers and Delta operators conducted Operation Gothic Serpent, fictionalized in the film Black Hawk Down.
Hitting the rucking trails again lately and figured that it was a good time to revisit the proper boot fit and foot care that we’ve harped on incessantly in our Selection PT posts. And for those heading to or thinking about volunteering for Selection, having the proper boots and taking care of your feet should be two of your primary considerations. Your feet along with your brain are the two most indispensable parts of your body in Special Operations Forces. Your feet are your lifeline in Special Operations. We all love seeing those cool pics of guys fast-roping from Chinooks or tooling around in Little Birds but the bottom line is once you get off the birds, you’re going to be on your feet until exfil. That is why Selection courses in all of the services revolve around rucking. You can have biceps the size of Texas and be able to do 100 pull-ups but if you can’t ruck to the standard and better than that in reality, then you’ll make the duffel bag drag down the road. Take care of your feet and they’ll take care of you. Having spent many years in the Special Forces Regiment, care for MORE »