Hot Weather Preparation and Survival

Hot Weather Preparation and Survival

Hot Weather Heat can kill directly via heatstroke. It can also increase your chances of succumbing to a heart condition, stroke or other breathing problems. Hundreds in the US die each year during heat waves. It is estimated that number will only grow higher as...
How to Prevent Getting Lost and What To Do If You Are Lost

How to Prevent Getting Lost and What To Do If You Are Lost

Daniel Boone We can get lost in a variety of ways. I work under Daniel Boone’s precept. While I’ve done a lot of land navigation, both day and night, and spent considerable time working off of maps during training and on deployments, there have been times when I’ve...
The Classic ROGER’S RULES OF RANGERING which still apply

The Classic ROGER’S RULES OF RANGERING which still apply

Rogers Rules Major Robert Rogers in 1759 wrote Standing Orders, Rogers Rangers, from lessons learned in the first 3 years the Rangers were formed. These are at least 17 rules. Simple rules, but learned at the cost of blood. All SOPs are guidelines. Standard Operating...
How to Prevent Getting Lost & What To Do If You Are Lost

How to Prevent Getting Lost & What To Do If You Are Lost

Daniel Boone Lost We can get lost in a variety of ways. I work under Daniel Boone’s precept: “I’ve never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.” While I’ve done a lot of land navigation, both day and night, and spent considerable time working...
Your First Reaction Will Probably Kill You If . . .

Your First Reaction Will Probably Kill You If . . .

Chemical A gas leak in Bhopal India is considered the worst industrial accident with a death toll that has never been fixed, but was definitely over 5,000. Many died because they tried to escape. Running is the WRONG thing to do. Disasters at plants like the one in...