Medical operations of the 6th ranger infantry battalion

J Spec Oper Med. 2014 Summer;14(2):66-73. doi: 10.55460/WEYK-2Q58.


The author gives a history of the formation of the 6th Ranger Infantry Battalion and varied aspects of Ranger medical operations, including personnel composition of the medical detachment, the work of the battalion?s surgeon during combat and noncombat operations, medical aspects of operational planning, available medical supplies, medical evacuation procedures, and preventive care.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Equipment and Supplies / history*
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Military Medicine / history*
  • Military Personnel / history*
  • United States
  • Warfare
  • World War II*