Survival Monday: The Acronym SURVIVAL

Survival Monday: The Acronym SURVIVAL

The most powerful tool in an emergency or survival situation (and in life) is the right mindset. The SURVIVAL mindset applies not only to those situations, but pretty much everything. This is one of the first things taught in SERE school: Survival Evasion Resistance...
Time for the Navy to go Battlestar Galactica.  Cyber War.

Time for the Navy to go Battlestar Galactica. Cyber War.

Two high-tech destroyers run into civilian ships in two months? 17 June the USS Fitzgerald hit a container ship. Seven sailors dead. 21 August the USS McCain hit an oil tanker. Ten sailors missing. I don’t believe these are accidents. This is cyber-warfare. I...

The Mindset Needed To Survive

This builds on the acronym SURVIVAL from last week. The elements of life, the stages of disaster and more. What is the Mindset needed to Survive? from Cool Gus Publishing Are you finding these slides useful? Let us know! Don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter...
Survival Monday: Rogers Rules of Rangering

Survival Monday: Rogers Rules of Rangering

For a break from gear, here are the classic Rules of Rangering that have held true for hundreds of years. These are SOPs– Standing Operating Procedures. Developed through what I call Blood Lessons. Also known as the Hard Way. Make of them what you will. The...
Survival Monday: The Grab-n-Go Bag

Survival Monday: The Grab-n-Go Bag

You hear a lot about Grab-n-Go bags. Remember the movie Wild? The beast of a pack she’s carrying at the beginning? Most people think they need everything. My rule of the GnG bag is get what you think, try to put it in the bag, and see how far you can carry it....