Heat Wave Coming

Heat Wave Coming

I just read that planes in Phoenix will be grounded with temperatures soaring above 120 F. An interesting, and discouraging, view of our future. Here are ways to protect yourself during a heat wave: Hot Weather and Heat Wave Preparation & Survival from...
Special Forces turns 65 Today.

Special Forces turns 65 Today.

A bit hard for me to believe– I’ve got a coin here for the 35th Anniversary. We had a dinner in 10th Group– the first Special Forces Group. And Colonel Aaron Banks was our speaker. He was the founder of Special Forces when a small group of men stood...

Surviving a Post-Apocalyptic World?

There’s a key phase to survival in such an environment that is rarely covered in the literature on the subject and that is ‘scavenging’. Survival manuals tend to go straight from opening your fridge and zapping something in the microwave to making a bow and arrow out...
The Grab and Go Bag:  Essential Items

The Grab and Go Bag: Essential Items

An updated list from my latest manual: Prepare Now-Survive Later This list is not an absolute. You must adjust based on your environment and your Area Study. More importantly, how much will fit and you can carry. The gear is broken down by areas. This is just an...