Preparedness & Survival Blog

Largest California Wildfire This Year Destroys Homes, Devastates Families

It has become a way of life for people living in northern California. Every summer, wildfires engulf huge tracts of forestland, destroy homes and sometimes end lives. As of this writing, the McKinney Fire has spread to more than 60,000...

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How to Handle “Heatwave Heathens” When It’s Hotter Than…

  Why are mosquitos and other flying bugs more prevalent and annoying in summer than in other months?  It’s mainly because most of them either hibernate or die when the weather gets cold. And because when the weather is warm,...

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Could You Purify Water in a Survival Situation?

No matter what type of crisis results in a survival situation, it’s likely the quality of available water will be compromised. Most tap water already has contaminants in it. Whether it’s extreme weather, blackouts or an attack against infrastructure, clean...

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4Patriots Contributes to Veterans Adventure Group’s Mt. Rainier Challenge

  Those of you who’ve read Cade Courtley’s emails and seen his videos over the past couple of years will not be surprised by this information. Cade is a former Navy SEAL platoon commander, and he’s been using and endorsing...

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What to Do – and Not to Do – During a Flash Flood

The recent deadly flooding in Kentucky got me thinking there are probably many people who wouldn’t know what to do if they suddenly got caught in a flash flood. Slow-moving thunderstorms dumped massive amounts of rain across the eastern portion...

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Survival Food Is Not a Luxury – It’s a Necessity

One of the biggest money problems people have is separating their wants from their needs. It can be tricky sometimes. And something that is a need for one person might be a want for another. Can you think of anything...

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Household Hacks You Should Know

  When it comes to life-saving gear, you are limited only by your imagination – and your commitment to use it. Luckily, there are plenty of versatile items you already own that can double as survival gear. Continuing our “Back...

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A Soldier’s Child Foundation Raises $250,000 at Dinner Banquet

4Patriots Donates to ‘A Life Worth Celebrating’ Event Last May, A Soldier's Child Foundation (ASC) hosted its annual Dinner Banquet fundraiser at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Approximately 460 people attended the 13th Annual “A Life Worth Celebrating” event....

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Team Rubicon and 4Patriots Respond to Deadly Kentucky Flooding

The death toll keeps rising. As of this writing, it’s up to 37 people. By the time you read this, it’s likely to be higher.  In fact, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said he fears that bodies will continue to be...

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