have participated in every major conflict in which the United States
has participated, even before they received their name.
courage, perseverance, and tenacity has earned them national and international
acclaim and respect, even from their enemies.
stanza of the Ranger Creed states:
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.”
Is it any
wonder that this special breed of men inspired the heroes of my books and those
of many others?