Category Archives: Safety and Preparedness

SouthernPrepper1: Bugging out from the city a little easier

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Guardian556: Kelly Kettle

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Guardian556 reviews a Kelly Kettle at the 2015 Winter Survival Course.

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Guardian556: First Strike Tools

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Guardian556 shows how to make tools from quartz at the 2015 Winter Survival Course.

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SouthernPrepper1: Buy or Build a bug out bag TODAY

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Guardian556: Sanitation Facility

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Guardian556: Ruck Sack Basics

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An overview of items stored in a ruck sack by Guardian556 at the 2015 Winter Survival Seminar.

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Guardian556: Rain Poncho Shelter

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Guardian556 demonstrates how to prepare a shelter using a rain poncho at the 2015 Winter Survival Seminar. Camouflage Tarp/Canopy Bungee Cords available at Walmart 35794 42411

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19 FEB – Intel Prep of the Community Webinar

On 19 February, at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern, I’ll be hosting a free webinar. I’ll be talking about Intelligence Preparation of the Community  (IPC).  This course is unique because there are a LOT of folks talking about preparedness, but … Continue reading

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Guardian556: Shelter Part 2

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Guardian556: Shelter – Part 1

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2015 Winter Survival Seminar: Hydration

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Guardian556: Hypothermia

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A discussion on hypothermia at the 2015 Winter Survival Course.

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The RON – Part 2

The team slowly rose as the rally signal was passed back, each silently slipping their rucks on. Andy moved to the opening and took a knee to provide security while guiding the others in. The two remaining men, Al and … Continue reading

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All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers

Why would the government want to punish people that are just trying to work hard, become more self-sufficient and take care of their families?  There are approximately 3 million preppers in the United States today, and often they appear to … Continue reading

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Back to Basics Kickoff Meeting

Back to Basics Meet and Greet Thursday, January 15 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm Brasstown Community Civic Center 255 Settawig Road Brasstown, North Carolina 28902 Join us for our first Back to Basics meeting which will kick off with a potluck … Continue reading

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Magnetic Declination Demystified

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Get Prepared: 122 Of The Best Prepper Websites On The Internet

Getting prepared for the chaos that is coming to America in the years ahead is not that complicated.  Help is out there – if you know where to look.  And it doesn’t have to be expensive either.  In this article, … Continue reading

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COMINT and A Note On Intelligence Exploitation

The drug cartels are using radios to report the movements of Mexican police and military.  It’s a very functional Early Warnings & Indicators (EWI) system they have set up, not unlike what Sparks31 and I have been talking about with … Continue reading

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Choosing a compass

I’ve been asked by several readers which compass I use and why I chose it. My primary compass is the Suunto MC-2, my alternate compass is a Suunto A-10 and the compass in my survival kit is a little Brunton … Continue reading

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Convict Conditioning

h/t WRSA ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most people think PT is a car from Chrysler or physical therapy. Physical training is the most important aspect of any training for your survival. I highly recommend “Convict Conditioning” as the most essential tool to rebuilding your … Continue reading

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Operating in a tactical environment – non comms related post

by DanMorgan76 I recently noticed a WRSA posting regarding Daniel Beard’s Book “Camp-Lore”, and an article from ivymikecafe.comregarding his recent backpacking trip into the Appalachian mountains. The author explains the trips purpose was skill building, primarily land navigation.  Others in … Continue reading

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Going to require more from group members starting NOW.

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COIN: Seven Lines of Effort for Prepper Security

by Sam Culper One threat that many preppers are likely to face post-SHTF is that of the criminal insurgent, or groups of criminals, gangs, mobs, and looters.  This criminal threat will manifest for a few reasons; namely out of the … Continue reading

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Most Likely Causes of a Societal Breakdown

The following six events represent some of the most likely events which would mortally wound our society. 1. False flag attack as a result of a chemical and biological attack 2. False flag attack as a result of a series of … Continue reading

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SouthernPrepper1: This can kill us now or in WROL

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Red Yellow Green Blue

We’ve talked a bit about Red, Yellow, and Green villages in Afghanistan.  They were essentially classifications we assigned to villages as part of a Village Stability Operation (VSO) in order to prioritize our efforts in turning “yellow” villages “green”.  Very … Continue reading

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How to protect your gear from EBOLA as you bug out.

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SouthernPrepper1: Can you spare some sugar?

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Free Intelligence Webinar – Tuesday, 07 October

by Sam Culper III I’ll be doing a free hour-long webinar on Intelligence on Tuesday, 7 October through Summer of Survival.  In this webinar, I’ll be stating the case that all preppers and patriots have the tools available to begin collecting … Continue reading

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BUILDING TRIBE, II

by John Mosby We, as preppers, tend to let the potential future bad times take precedence over the good moments in our lives today. Sure, the government sucks, rule-of-law is gone, and Islamo-fascist jihadists are going to be setting off … Continue reading

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BUILDING TRIBE, PART I

by John Mosby I get asked a lot, both in training environments and via email, “John, I understand the importance of tribe, but how do I go about finding like-minded people to form a group? Should I join a group that … Continue reading

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Army Medical Publications

TB MED 1 6/15/1981 Storage, Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Maintenance, and Surveillance of Material; Medical Activities PDF TB MED 3 3/31/1988 AMEDD End Stage Renal Disease Standards of Practice PDF TB MED 4 6/16/2003 DOD Human-Animal Bond Principles and Guidelines PDF … Continue reading

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How To Get a Family of Four Prepped for The Coming Collapse – In The Quickest and Easiest Way Possible…

This morning as I was trying to catch up on my email (I get a massive amount of email each month, last month over 3,000), I opened a great one from John W. In a nutshell  John, is new to prepping and hasn’t really … Continue reading

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Dog Training for Security and Survival

I like a lot of types of dogs including mutts. I really dislike some breeds of dogs. I have owned 3 types of dogs. MY ONLY FAVORITE, which I did own and love, is the German Shepherd. I am in … Continue reading

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Why Now Is the Time to Get Your Ham License

Most preppers get the idea that communication is an important capability to have during an emergency. Despite this understanding though, few preppers have a solid communication plan in place beyond a few two-way walkie-talkie devices and the false hope that their … Continue reading

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IPB Q&A Webinar

On 19 August, I’ll be hosting an hour long webinar to answer your questions about Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) over at the Culper Institute.  This event will be free to all students enrolled in the course.  I’ll be answering … Continue reading

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Yapfest: A Talk on Intelligence

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Prepping, Post-SHTF and Counterinsurgency

I finished re-reading Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnamover the weekend. (It’s a MUST READ; non-negotiable for preppers and Patriots.) After talking with a few friends, it dawned on me that formulating a defense … Continue reading

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Book Signing – Scott Hunt’s Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness

Carolina Readiness Supply 72 Montgomery St, Waynesville, NC 28786 Saturday August 16th 1-4 pm

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Inform Ops – Security Is Rooted in Behavior, Not Technology

FreeFor & Information Ops… A number of FreeFor have expressed a concern that they want to be more secure online, but weren’t sure how to go about it.  We’ll attempt to close that gap.  It isn’t hard, it will just require … Continue reading

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