Preparedness & Survival Blog

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Before the Hunt

I’ve mentioned several times how blessed I feel to have grown up in a place like Colorado. Surrounded by mountains, lakes, rivers and everything they offer. One of my favorite outdoor activities is big-game hunting, which I have enjoyed since...

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March is Red Cross Month: Be a Hero in Your Community

We’ve all heard of the American Red Cross. It’s been around longer than any of us.  Clara Barton established it in 1881. She was a hospital nurse during the Civil War. As well as a teacher and a patent clerk....

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What If a Quarantine Happens in Your City?

During the 1793 Yellow Fever epidemic, officials in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania established martial law. Residents were not allowed to travel to other cities. For fear of spreading or contracting the disease. A few years later, Congress passed a federal quarantine law...

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Will Super Tuesday Reveal Trump’s Future Democratic Challenger?

It began on February 3 with the Iowa caucuses. It will end on June 7 with the Puerto Rico primary. During that four-month window, all 50 states hold caucuses or primaries. Plus the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories....

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Gear, Gear, Gear

Fighter pilots strap into their weapon. In the SEAL Teams, we are the weapon. And because we are often in very hazardous situations, we have to rely massively on the equipment we carry into battle. It has to be lightweight,...

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What Exactly Is a Pandemic, Anyway?

Lately we’ve all being hearing the word “pandemic” bandied about. From media. From healthcare professionals. And from ordinary citizens. The new coronavirus is not yet officially a pandemic. But some health officials are saying it will become one soon. Especially...

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Calories Count When It Comes to Survival

No two people are exactly alike. Everyone is unique. That means our needs are different as well. And that includes our calorie requirements. Because we all have different metabolisms, we burn energy at different rates. In addition, some of us...

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Experts Predict U.S. Headed to Above-Average Tornado Season

Weather forecasters are weighing in on the upcoming spring tornado season in the U.S. Spoiler alert: it’s not looking good. These atmospheric scientists predict near to above-average tornado activity. That’s for much of the central and eastern U.S. Even “near...

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Law Enforcement Will Police a Pandemic… But How?

You’ve seen the lists of do’s and don’ts when it comes to trying to avoid the flu and other viruses, right? Do wash your hands frequently. Do get plenty of sleep and rest. Do eat healthy foods. Do drink plenty...

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