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Gunshot First Aid Must-Haves (Infographic)

Gunshot First Aid Must-Haves (Infographic)

I wrote an article awhile back on first aid for a gunshot wound. I covered some bare-bones basics, but recently found this great infographic on first-aid must haves for a gunshot wound from ModernSurvival.com. Now, my original article was mostly in the context of waiting for paramedics to arrive, so considering this site is for survival preparedness, it is also going to be important to prepare for treating a gunshot wound if help isn’t going to come. Since we truly don’t know if world war or civil war are a real possibility, treating gunshot wounds in battle is honestly something […]

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How to Survive WWIII

How to Survive WWIII

To be honest, people have been expecting the next WWIII since I was a kid. That being said, this definitely seems to be one of the craziest times in world history, and tensions are high at home and abroad. We have for years been wondering when the next major global cataclysmic event might hit, or the next major financial crisis, or, of course, this massive nuclear war everyone has been anticipating since the Cold War. As we’ve been covering in our survival news articles, the US recently deployed an aircraft carrier to disputed territory with China, Iran is doing their […]

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Survival News: Mike Flynn Resignation and the Possible Coup in the Works

Survival News: Mike Flynn Resignation and the Possible Coup in the Works

Well, the media is going crazy over the recent announcement of the resignation of Mike Flynn as National Security Advisor. It has definitely been the story of the week, by far, and many in the media are confidently declaring we will soon have impeachment, constitutional crisis, and a new president (they’re hoping Hillary, but it doesn’t actually work like that). When you cut through all the noise, what’s clear is this: General Mike Flynn, previously appointed as National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump, resigned on Sunday evening. He wrote a letter explaining that, as is customary for recent National […]

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Tactical Hand Signals (Infographic)

Tactical Hand Signals (Infographic)

There’s a lot about survival we can learn from the military. You never know when you might need to defend your homestead in a militant fashion, when government systems have failed in a post-disaster or war-like scenario. If you’re not fortunate enough to have a trained soldier in your household, you can still glean from their training by memorizing useful hand signals like the ones illustrated in this infographic fro UrbanSurvivalNetwork.com. You can use communication signals like this for clearing your living space when you suspect it someone might have entered when you were gone, entering into a formerly populated […]

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War Preparations   

War Preparations  

  With less than a week before the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump, Obama has ordered US troops into Europe, accusations of Russian hacking continue, China is rapidly taking military control of disputed waters and islands, and Syria is still smoldering and continues to draw the West and East closer to world war.  With all of this going on, what can we do to prepare and increase our chances of surviving if war does break out and even makes its way to our location?  Here are a few steps that can be taken now to give yourself and your family […]

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Preparing for Nuclear War

Preparing for Nuclear War

For those that don’t watch the news much, there has been an increase in the frequency and tone of talks regarding nuclear war from highly powerful people.  Now, there’s no reason to freak out, but it is very important to be aware, and be prepared. Whether or not we end up in a nuclear conflict with Russia by year’s end, with the amount of nuclear weapons all over the world mean that it is simply prudent to be realistic and think about how to best survive were nuclear war to break out. Nuclear war is the worst case scenario for […]

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