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Three Essential Items For Survival

May 12, 2011

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Imagine that you’re on a 3-day canoe trip in the spring of the year. It’s a little on the chilly side, but the sun is shining and the birds are chirping. What a peaceful yet exhilarating way to start your long weekend. Thrust Into A Survival Situation Suddenly you find yourself in the 58F water. […]

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Lessons From A Stranded Scout Troop

May 10, 2011

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A short two-night camping trip to experience all that the great outdoors has to offer. That’s what six Boy Scouts and two adult leaders had in mind when they set out on a weekend camping trip in a National Forrest in Arkansas in April. But they got more than they bargained for. Rapidly raising waters […]

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When Disaster Strikes, STOP

May 3, 2011

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Fear. It’s a natural and necessary emotion. Fear helps us to recognize danger and prepare for it, heightening our awareness and allowing us to perform at higher levels. Whether we fight or flee, fear kicks our bodies into overdrive to meet the challenge. Panic on the other hand is fear taken to an unhealthy and […]

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The Great US ShakeOut

April 28, 2011

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One natural disaster that more of us may have been considering lately is a major earthquake.  If you’ve watched the news at all in the last month, you are probably aware of the devastation and loss of life in Japan after a 9.0 magnitude temblor rocked that country and set off a massive tsunami and […]

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What’s The Plan?

April 27, 2011

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For most Americans, the usual work week schedule has the family quite scattered around.  Dad is working one place, Mom another.  One child may be in elementary school while an older is miles away in middle school.  Have you ever contemplated how you would all get back home in an emergency? Whether it is an […]

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The Rule Of Three

March 22, 2011

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Survival situations can appear unexpectedly and without warning to even the most skilled prepper. During a short 3-hour recreational outing, your canoe comes loose and drifts down river, carrying with it all of the gear you’d brought along. Now you’re stuck, miles from civilization, with little more than the clothes on your back. Or perhaps you […]

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