Preparedness & Survival Blog

Summer Bugs Aim to Make You Miserable

Some of us aren’t too crazy about cold weather. Especially if we live in an area of the country where it seems like winter goes on far too long. But at least we don’t have to worry about backyard bugs...

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Remembering Brian Kanterman Honors a Life of Service

4Patriots Pitches in for Fundraiser When he reached his teen years, Brian Kanterman was already considered a very nice and respectful kid. But an incident that would be etched into his mind for the rest of his life was the...

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Cade Courtley: 10-day full body cleanse

Cade here.  I’ve always appreciated the work hard/play hard philosophy to life. But sometimes you need a “reset.”  Which is why for the past decade I’ve implemented a special 10-day full body cleanse. Now don’t worry. Trust me when I...

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips from FEMA, Red Cross & 4Patriots

Today I want to provide you with tips on how to deal with hurricanes. Even if you don’t live in a hurricane zone, you might still experience their effects. And some of these tips will also apply to other storms...

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National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Celebrated Today

If you watch sports, you know that few people pay attention to referees or umpires unless they make a controversial call. They can make dozens of consecutive correct calls and no one says a word about them. But as soon...

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My Hurricane Bug-Out Bag & Checklist

Cade here. Yes, unfortunately it’s that time of year again. And for anyone who lives in the southern and eastern portions of the United States, you know all too well that Mother Nature can be unforgiving!  So, let’s get ahead...

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Your Survival Food’s Worst Enemies… and the Best Way to Defeat Them

I would be the last person on Earth to tell you not to stockpile survival food for an emergency. Well, maybe the second to last. Frank would be last. But I would be one of the first to tell you...

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How to Stay Calm During a Crisis

Have you ever heard someone say, “Stay calm,” when you’re anxious about something? Or perhaps you’ve said those words to a friend when they’ve been ill at ease.  Let’s face it – it usually doesn’t do a whole lot of...

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4Patriots Employees Plant a Garden for Veterans Adventure Group

One of the reasons people decide to apply for a job at 4Patriots is because they’ve learned about the company’s culture. Starting at the top with ownership, it’s made clear that giving back is in the company’s DNA. That means...

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