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The Patrol Order by COL Tom Davis
US Army Ranger Patrol Order
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Patrol Order by COL Tom Davis, ISBN 1-884778-02-X (104pg) Introductory offer $7.95 (retail $11.95), is a companion book to the Ranger Handbook. The first 49 pages are a detailed first-person narrative of a ranger patrol order. This excellent, perfect bound work, with its distinctive desert camouflage cover, is written by an officer with over 20 years of Special Operations experience. Writing a patrol order is a critical task in Ranger School as it is in ROTC advanced summer camp and in the Officer Basic Course. This book is designed to give a potential Ranger student and other students a feel for the detail required to accomplish this task. 

The Patrol Order is also beneficial for any leader tasked with the responsibility of writing and issuing a patrol order. It reminds the junior NCO or officer of the many considerations that must be taken into account when planning and executing a combat or reconnaissance patrol. 

With this book, the reader can organize and conduct both a combat and reconnaissance patrol to Ranger standards. The book details the various duties of every member of the patrol. Even if you have never conducted a patrol, this work will walk you step-by-step through the organization, instructions, and additional duties of all individuals, teams, and elements involved in the patrol. 

Also contained in this work are eight pages of "muddy boots" preparatory questions to be answered prior to executing a mission. Finally, the book closes with a fill-in-the-blank patrol order template. This template can be copied and used to tailor the order to a unit's mission and its SOP.

It was a pleasure speaking with you.  I'm not just blowing smoke when I say that you have been an influential person in my life.  I don't remember when or even how I found your book, "The Patrol Order", but it has definitely been one of the tools that have made me better Marine, leader and
war-fighter.  Your influence has had a positive impact on my career. GySgt. Cowan.

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The R-complex Also by Tom Davis: John Crown believed that his Special Forces training and missions existed now only as distant memories.  But when his pregnant wife is killed in an “accident” at the hands of cold-blooded, professional car thieves and racketeers, something else dies too: John’s new life as a husband, soon-to-be father, and successful software engineer in Atlanta, Georgia.  To track down his wife’s unknown murderers, John sets a series of ingenious–and deadly–traps for unwitting, criminal prey.  John fast becomes the underworld’s worst nightmare: a Special Forces-trained vigilante who obeys no law except the one that will bring him peace–the law of revenge.  What he doesn’t know is that some of his prey welcome the challenge, anxious and willing to play his deadly game–to win. Click R-complex to find out more about this action packed new novel soon to be available. Order with The Patrol Order and get The R-complex for $11.00 (Retail $14.95) and no additional shipping. Kindle edition $4.99

About the Author:

Zakhu, Northern IraqCOL Tom Davis is a twenty-three year veteran of Special Forces. He has seen duty with Special forces on four continents and in eleven foreign countries. He has worn the Green Beret at every rank from Second Lieutenant to Colonel. In addition to being Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces qualified, he is also trained in Military Free Fall and Underwater Operations. While assigned with Special Forces, he has commanded five A Teams, one Company, two Battalions, and a Joint Special Operations Task Force. His writings, both fiction and non fiction, have appeared in newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina as well as local, state, and national magazines. He has authored a collections of short stories entitled The Life and Times of Rip Jackson and Other Works. Additionally, he has authored a children's book entitled Pickaberry Pig and has recently completed his first action adventure novel, The R-complex. He has recently completed his memoir: The Most Fun I Ever Had With My Clothes On: A March from Private to Colonel.  He holds a BA and a Masters Degrees and is a graduate of the Army's Command and General Staff College and War College.

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