Having a Ranger Tab and the Special Forces Tab, I get asked all the time which school was harder. The answer is complicated. Both schools are physically and mentally challenging, but in different ways. I generally say that Ranger school sucks more but the Q course is harder. Let me explain more…..and I will do so using 8 distinct criteria….. Duration & Phases, Graduation Rates, Food & Sleep, Ruck Weights, Patrol Distances, and Patrol Standards.

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