The Ranger medic

Mil Med. 2001 May;166(5):394-400.


The Ranger medic (military occupational specialty 91B) provides advanced trauma management across the operational spectrum in which the 75th Ranger Regiment is employed. Ranger medic duties, both in combat environments and in training, medical training, professional progression, and medical assets in the Ranger battalion are detailed. Ranger medic training management tools and techniques are discussed and illustrated. The role of the combat lifesaver, force modernization, and interoperability issues facing the medical team are discussed. The Ranger medic is a capable special operations tactical medic.

MeSH terms

  • Allied Health Personnel / education*
  • Allied Health Personnel / organization & administration
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training
  • Life Support Care
  • Military Medicine / education*
  • Military Personnel / education*