When I wrote this article for S.W.A.T. Magazine-August 2017, I never imagined that we would be needing these very preparations so soon. As I write this post we are only a few days away from the projected landfall of Hurricane Irma, a category 5 killer storm. They are saying that Irma can quite possibly be […]
Water Storage Essentials – What To Do Before the Tap Runs Dry. If you found yourself in the middle of a very ugly crisis, would you have enough stored water to sustain yourself and your family? In this article we take a critical look at water storage, the options, challenges, gear and the essential water […]
The Quick-Start Survival Guide is Now “In-Stock.” We launched the Quick-Start Survival Guide (QSG) in late October. Almost immediately Amazon started to show the paperback as “Out-of-Stock.” We were pleased that sales were brisk, but we were worried that the “Out-of-Stock” status would discourage some of our readers from placing their order. A few weeks later […]
Water is a top priority, second only to security. There are exceptions, but most people will not survive for more than 3 days without fresh, clean drinking water. After a disaster the public water supply may be unsafe, or completely unavailable. You need to stay hydrated to maintain your ability to function; climate, environment and heavy […]
“Top Ten Most Neglected Preps – Forget and Regret. (S.W.A.T. Magazine) Ever have a nagging feeling that you’ve forgotten something important? Most of the time it’s just some trivial detail, you eventually remember, and life goes on.
Emergency Kits for Vehicles – Are You Prepared? The roads are full of dangerous situations and hazards, having an emergency vehicle kit ensures that you’ll have the supplies you need, when you need them the most. If you’re not prepared, now is a very good time to get started. It’s easy, I’ll show you how in Issue 2 of Prepper & Shooter Magazine.
“Survival on the Cheap” 10 Preps Under $20.00 (SWAT Magazine) Short on cash? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out my latest article in the May 2014 issue of SWAT Magazine. Lots of people complain that they would like to start prepping but they just don’t have the money. We run down ten preparations all costing under $20.00 each.
I recently wrote an article titled “Home Sweet Home – Bugging In During a Disaster” that appears in the October 2013 Issue of Survival Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) Magazine. http://www.swatmag.com/. In the article I discuss how to plan and prepare for a possible bugging-in (Sheltering in Place) scenario. From supplies that you should be […]
It’s amazing just how quickly things can change; and it’s even more amazing how those changes can often catch us by surprise.
If a crisis occurs and you’re away from home, how will you get back to your family? Will you be prepared, or will you be among the helpless and desperate. If you live in a densely packed metropolitan area, your situation will be further complicated by a very large and mostly unprepared population of zombie-like […]