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Ranger Buddy Competitors, To keep this competition focused on distinguishing the BEST Ranger Buddy Teams in Army ROTC, we have created this list of Tasks and corresponding Task, Conditions and Standards. This packet will help focus ROTC programs on what they need to train on to be successful in the 2015 Ranger Buddy Competition. Good luck and if you have any questions please direct them to Kansas University at or
Task Perform a Litter Carry. Conditions Given a simulated casualty and a litter, transport the casualty a specified distance utilizing the two man litter carry Standards 1. Place the casualty on litter face up 2. Both team members face the same direction and stand up in unison 3. The casualty is carried feet first to designated area.
Task Apply a field dressing or a pressure dressing as needed to a wound on a casualty's limb and treat for shock Conditions Given a simulated casualty with bleeding from a limb and needed supplies. Standards Correctly apply the proper dressing as needed to stop external bleeding and treat for shock. See FM and FM for examples. If competitors fail to apply a proper dressing the competitors will have to untie and retie the dressing until they achieve success or the 2 minute time limit has expired.
Performance Measures 1. Uncovered the wound, unless clothing was stuck to the wound or in a chemical environment. 2. Applied dressing on the casualty. a. Applied the dressing/pad directly over the wound. b. Covered the edges of the dressing/pad. c. Properly secured the bandage. d. Did not create a tourniquet-like effect with the dressing. 3. Applied manual pressure and elevated the arm or leg, if necessary. 4. If a field dressing was applied and bleeding continued, applied a pressure dressing. a. Placed the wad of padding directly over the wound. b. Tightly wrapped the cloth around the limb. c. Tied a nonslip knot directly over the wound. d. Did not create a tourniquet-like effect with the dressing.
Performance Measures Continued 5. Applied a tourniquet, if necessary. a. Improvised tourniquet, if used, was at least 2 inches wide. b. Tourniquet was placed at least 2 inches above the wound between the wound and the heart but not on a joint or directly over a wound or a fracture. c. Tourniquet was properly applied and secured. 6. Performed steps 1 through 5, as necessary, in sequence. 7. If a tourniquet was applied, marked the casualty's forehead with a letter T and the time. 8. If applicable and the situation allowed, saved severed limbs or body parts and transported them with the casualty. 9. Watched the casualty closely for life-threatening conditions, checked for other injuries (if necessary), and treated for shock. Sought medical aid.
Task Negotiate an Obstacle Conditions Given a low wire obstacle Standards Both team members must successfully crawl under a low wire obstacle wearing an ACH, gloves, PPE, and carrying a litter with a casualty approximately meters until reaching the other side of the obstacle. Results based, technique will not be graded.
Task Request medical evacuation(9 line). Conditions You have a casualty requiring medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), a patient pickup site, a 9 line MEDEVAC request format and all required information Standards Assemble the information in the proper format and transmit a MEDEVAC request, providing all necessary information in 45 seconds. Soldiers will be allowed two attempts in a 90 second time period TF: UNIT: TIME: DATE: LINE 1 LOCATION (GRID): LINE 2 CALL SIGN AND FREQ: LINE 3 # PATIENTS/PRECEDENCE _____________(A) URGENT 90 MIN_____________(B) PRIORITY 4 HOURS____________(C)ROUTINE 24 HOURS LINE 4 SPECIAL EQUIPMENT ______________(A) NONE _____________(B) HOIST ____________(C) EXTRACTION ___________(D) VENTILATOR _____________(E) OTHER SPECIFIY__________________ LINE 5 # PATIENTS ______________(L) LITER ______________(A) AMBULATORY LINE 6 SECURITY AT PICK UP SITE _____________ (N) NO ENEMY _______________(E) ENEMY IN THE AREA _______________ (P) POSSIBLE ENEMY LINE 7 PZ MARKING METHOD ______________(A) VS-17 PANEL ____________(B) PYRO ____________(C) SMOKE _____________(D) NONE _______________(E) OTHER SPECIFY__________________ LINE 8 # NATIONALITY AND STATUS ______________(A) US MILITARY ______________(B) US CIVILIAN ______________(C) NON US MILITARY ______________(D) NON US CIV ______________(E) EPW/PUC ______(F) CHILD ESCORT REQUIRED LINE 9 PZ TERRAIN AND OBSTACLES
Round Turn w/ 2 Half Hitches End of Line Prusik Clove Hitch Figure 8 on a bite or retrace Bowline with safety knot Double Sheet Bend Sheep Shank
Task Correctly tie 1 of 7 knots to be determined by the grader. Conditions Buddy teams will be given 1 swiss seat rope and tasked to tie 1 of 7 knots to be determined by the grader. The specified knot will be tied on a suspended rope between two trees. Standards Buddy Teams will arrive at Knots Station where a rope will be suspended between two trees. The team will correctly tie 1 of 7 knots on the rope to include a safety knot. Complete as quickly as possible but have a max of 2:00 min at station. Ref FM , 17 May 2002, figures G-4, G-6, G-7, G-8, G-9, G- 12, G-13, pages G-4 – G-8
Task Correctly identify a misplaced object prior to completion of the lane Conditions Each buddy team will be given 1:00 min prior to the start of the lane to memorize 10 objects and later required to correctly identify the misplaced object prior to the completion of the lane. Standards Each buddy team will be given 1:00 min prior to the start of the lane to memorize 10 objects. Grader will be stationed at memory identification and allow team 2:00 min to correctly identify misplaced object.
Task Destroy Targets w/ M4 (Paintball) using Target Discrimination Conditions Given a Paintball M4, with appropriate ammunition (pre-loaded), two Enemy (Red), and two Friendly (Green) targets Standards Correctly identify Enemy Targets and Destroy the two targets using the Paintball M4 Weapon System. *Teams will not move on until all Enemy Targets are Successfully Destroyed.
Task Set up a landing zone using the NATO “T” or Inverted “Y” method. Conditions Given 5 flashlight stakes and one measuring string. Standards Correctly set up a landing zone utilizing the NATO “T” or Inverted “Y” method design for MEDEVAC pickup. If the competitors fail to properly set up an authorized landing zone, they will be given additional attempts until they are successful or 2 minutes has elapsed.
Task Destroy Target with Tomahawk Conditions Given a choice of two distances, one designated Target and one Tomahawk per competitor Standards Successfully Destroy the designated target with the Tomahawk. *NOTE: Each team member will be provided an attempt at destroying the target. Failure to hit the target will result in a 10M movement to retrieve another tomahawk. After a hit or three attempts, Cadets will be instructed to move to the next task.
Task Send LACE Report Conditions Given specified information, properly fill out a LACE report utilizing the green, amber, or red status to send to higher HQ. Standards Line 1- Liquid Line 2- Ammo Line 3- Casualties Line 4- Equipment
Task Destroy targets w/ M4 (Air Soft) Conditions Given an Air Soft M4, with appropriate ammunition (pre-loaded), cadets will engage enemy targets until all targets have been hit. Standards Correctly identify Enemy Targets and Destroy each target by hitting a paper plate fixed to each E-Type Silhouette using an Air Soft M4 Weapon System. *Teams will not move on until all Enemy Targets are Successfully Destroyed.
Task Fireman’s Carry. Conditions Transport a simulated casualty a specified distance utilizing the Fireman’s Carry. Standards 1. Kneel at the casualty's uninjured side. 2. Place casualty's arms above the head. 3. Cross the ankle on the injured side over the opposite ankle. 4. Place one of your hands on the shoulder farther from you and your other hand on his hip or thigh. 5. Roll the casualty toward you onto his abdomen. 6. Straddle the casualty. 7. Place your hands under the casualty's chest and lock them together. 8. Lift the casualty to his knees as you move backward. 9. Continue to move backward, thus straightening the casualty's legs and locking the knees. 10. Walk forward, bringing the casualty to a standing position but tilted slightly backward to prevent the knees from buckling. 11. Maintain constant support of the casualty with one arm. Free your other arm, quickly grasp his wrist, and raise the arm high. 12. Instantly pass your head under the casualty's raised arm, releasing it as you pass under it.
Standards continued 13. Move swiftly to face the casualty. 14. Secure your arms around his waist. 15. Immediately place your foot between his feet and spread them (approximately 6 to 8 inches apart). 16. Again grasp the casualty's wrist and raise the arm high above your head. 17. Bend down and pull the casualty's arm over and down your shoulder bringing his body across your shoulders. At the same time pass your arm between the legs. 18. Grasp the casualty's wrist with one hand while placing your other hand on your knee for support. 19. Rise with the casualty correctly positioned.
1 What is the maximum range of the M249 (SAW)? 3,600 meters 2 What is the M136 AT4? The M136 AT4 is a 84mm, lightweight, self-contained, anti-armor weapon. 3 From which shoulder is the M136 AT4 fired? Right shoulder only 4 How many rounds can the 60mm fire in one minute? 20 rounds 5 What is weight of the 60mm mortar system in conventional mode? 47 lbs 6 What is the length of the M136 AT4? 40 inches 7 What is the caliber in inches of a 60mm mortar? 2.4 inches 8 What is the overall weight of the M136 AT4? 14.8 lbs 9 What is the maximum effective range of the M136 AT4? 300 meters 10 What is the minimum target engagement range of the M136 AT4? Training- 30 meters Combat –15 meters
11 How many times should immediate action be applied to a weapon? Once. (If Rifle still fails to fire, apply remedial action) 12 Is SPORTS an Immediate or Remedial Action? Immediate action 13 Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M16/A2 Rifle. Semiautomatic - 45 rounds per minute 14 Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M16/A2 Rifle Burst - 90 rounds per minute 15 Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M16/A2 Rifle Sustained rounds per minute 16 What is the maximum range of the M249 against a point target on a tripod?? Tripod –800 meters 15 Describe the ranges for the M16/A2 Rifle. Maximum Range - 3,600 meters 16 Describe the ranges for the M16/A2 Rifle. Max Effective Range for a Point Target meters 17 Describe the ranges for the M16/A2 Rifle. Max Effective Range for an Area Target meters 18 What does S.A.W. stand for? Squad Automatic Weapon 19 What is the basic load of ammunition for the M16/A2 Rifle? 210 Rounds total. (7 magazines with 30 rounds in each) 20 Name 3 assault firing positions used with the M249 Shoulder Hip Underarm 21 What is the overall length of the M16/A2 Rifle? inches
22 What is the basic load of ammunition for the M249? 1,000 rounds 23 What is the first thing you should do when you handle a weapon? Make sure you clear it 24 What is the maximum effective range of the M249 with tripod and T+E? 1,000 meters 25 What is the maximum effective range of the M240B with tripod and T&E? 1100 meters 26 Once done installing the M18A1, how far behind the mine should the wire be secured? 1 meter 26 What is the first step in installing the M18A1? Inspect the components 27 How much does the M18A1 weigh? 3.5 lbs 28 What color is a "training" M18A1? Blue 29 How long is the wire that the M4 blasting cap is connected to? 100 ft 30 What is the weight of the M240B? Approximately 27.6 pounds
Task Perform a function check on an M16 series rifle or M4 carbine series. CONDITIONS Given an assembled M16 series rifle or M4 carbine on safe. TEST STANDARDS 1.Place the selector lever on safe. If the selector switch will not go on safe, pull the charging handle to the rear and release. Place the selector lever on safe. Pull the trigger to the rear, the hammer should not fall. 2.Place the selector lever on semi. Pull the trigger to the rear and hold. The hammer should fall. While holding the trigger to the rear, pull the charging handle to the rear and release. Release the trigger and pull it to the rear again. The hammer should fall. 3.Place the selector lever on burst. Pull the charging handle to the rear and release. Pull the trigger to the rear and hold. The hammer should fall. While holding the trigger to the rear, pull the charging handle to the rear three times and release. Release the trigger and pull it to the rear again. The hammer should fall. Reference: FM
Tasks Cross One Rope Bridge Negotiate an Obstacle Traverse Balance Beam Identify 3 High Value Targets Additional Uniform Requirements ACH/Kevlar Load Bearing Equipment (LBE/LBV) PPE Rifle (rubber duck) – will be provided
Task Study High Value Target (1) and Cross a One Rope Bridge Conditions Given one HVT and a stationary rope bridge using a 1 ¼”- 2” rope stretching approximately 20’-30’. Standards Both team will be given a maximum of 45 seconds to study the HVT, then members must traverse a one rope bridge and ring a bell at the other end of the rope bridge while still being suspended. If a team member or any part of their equipment touches the ground before completing the task, that team member will have to start over. Maximum time to complete is 2:00 before moving on to the next task.
Task Study HVT (2) and Negotiate an Obstacle Conditions Given one HVT and a low wire obstacle. Standards Both team members will be given a maximum of 45 seconds to study the HVT, then they must successfully crawl while maintaining their rifle (rubber duck) under a low wire obstacle approximately meters until reaching the other side of the obstacle. Results based, technique will not be graded.
Task Study HVT (3) and Negotiate a Balance Beam Conditions Given one HVT, balance beam approximately 4”x16’, two 5 gallon water jugs, and 2 rifles (rubber ducks). Standards Team members will be given a maximum of 45 seconds to study the HVT, then they must successfully move two 5 gallon water jugs across a balance beam while maintaining all their equipment. If at any time a team member or any of their equipment touches the ground, that member must go back to the beginning of that particular obstacle. A maximum of 2 attempts per obstacle is given or a total of 2:00 before moving on to the next task.
Task Correctly Identify 3 High Value Targets (HVT). Conditions Given 3 targets (one per obstacle and 45 seconds to review each target). Standards Both team members will be given a maximum of 45 seconds at the beginning of each obstacle to study 1 HVT (3 HVTs total). Team members do not have to utilize the total 45 seconds given. Once the team has arrived at the 4 th obstacle they must high crawl approximately 15 meters uphill to the observation point and correctly identify 3 HVTs out of 10 possible targets. If the team fails to correctly identify the HVTs they will high crawl to the bottom of the hill where they will be shown all 3 HVTs for a maximum of 15 seconds and attempt the task again. A maximum of 2 attempts will be given or a total of 2:00 before moving on to the next task.
Task Buddy Rush Conditions Move a specified distance utilizing the buddy rush technique. Standards 1. Start from the prone position. 2. Select your next position by slowly raising your head. 3. Lower your head while drawing your arms into your body, keeping your elbows down, and pulling your right leg forward. 4. Raise your body in one movement by straightening your arms. 5. Spring to your feet, stepping off with either foot. 6. Run to the next position-- (a) Keeping the distance short to avoid accurate enemy fire. (b)Stay up any longer than 3 to 5 seconds. 7. Plant both feet just before hitting the ground. 8. Fall forward by: (a) Breaking your fall with the butt of your weapon. 9. Assume a prone firing position. 10. Cover your buddy's movement with fire.
Task Knockout a bunker Conditions Squad receives fire from an enemy bunker while moving as part of a larger force. Standards 1.The squad destroys the designated bunker by killing, capturing, or forcing the withdrawal of enemy personnel in the bunker. 2.The squad maintains sufficient fighting force to defeat the enemy’s counterattack and continue operations. 3.No fratricide.
Task Correctly match the nomenclature of common American main battle systems and their Russian equivalent. Conditions Teams will Correctly match the nomenclature of common American main battle systems and their Russian equivalent. Cadets will match each nomenclature to a photo of the equipment. Nomenclatures will be located on the right side of the equipment board with velcro. Standards Correctly match 5-8 weapons systems with their nomenclatures.
*All Equipment found on the Study Sheet may be testable during the event M-1 T-90 D-30 M-777 BMP-3 M-113 Mi-24 UH-60 RPK
Task Negotiate an up hill obstacle utilizing a rope and leather gloves Conditions Given a steep up-hill slope each team must maneuver to the top of the obstacle while maintaining positive control of all issued equipment Standards Successfully maneuver up-hill for follow on task and obstacles
Task Employ hand grenades and destroy multiple targets Conditions Correctly utilize training hand grenades to engage two different groupings of E-Type silhouette targets Standards Successfully destroy targets by throwing a grenade within a 15 foot circle surrounding each target grouping or through a window *Teams missing the target will be required to crawl to a supply point to get an additional grenade in order to re-engage the target
Slowly raise your head and pick your next position and the route to it. Slowly lower your head. Draw your arms into your body (keeping your elbows in). Pull your right leg forward. Raise your body by straightening your arms. Get up quickly. Run to the next position. When you are ready to stop moving, do the following: Plant both of your feet. Drop to your knees (at the same time slide a hand to the butt of your rifle). Fall forward, breaking the fall with the butt of the rifle. Go to a prone firing position. REFERENCE STP-21-1-SMCT