It's the Soldier, not the reporter who
has given us the freedom of the press.
It's the Soldier, not the poet, who has
given us the freedom of speech.
It's the soldier, not the politicians
that ensures our right to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of
It's the Soldier who salutes the flag,
who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag.
No organization can progress without a framework
that is realistic, understandable, and practiced by all leaders.
The command philosophy is this framework. This philosophy delineates
the basic leadership standards which guide the organization.
On October 3, 1993, Task Force Ranger was involved
in "America's most savage raid since the Vietnam War." The book
and the movie provide a riveting and realistic look at what soldiers
can and will do for each other and their country.