The Scout Rangers, known officially as the First Scout Ranger Regiment, is a Philippine Army Special Operations Command unit, and specializes in anti-guerrilla warfare. The regiment has been boasted as one of the world’s best anti-guerrilla fighters.

Black Suit of the Scout Rangrs

A participants must survive and pass a 6 month rigorous training course at the Scout Ranger Training School at Camp Tecson, San Miguel, Bulacan or any former camps handled by the Scout Ranger Regiment. Culminating the training course is a difficult, and most of the time deadly, test mission in actual combat zone designated by the regimental staff.


The Scout Ranger Qualification Badge ¬†also known as the “Tabak Badge” is awarded by the Regimental Commander, First Scout Ranger Regiment to members of the Philippine Military and National Police Force after the successful completion of the requirements set-forth by the Scout Ranger Training School for passing the 6 months Scout Ranger Course.


Watch this documentary video on how to become an Elite Army Scout Ranger.

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