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We often come across debates among each other about who and what is the best technique, trainer, resume, drink, cookie, steak – just kidding, medium rare is where its at. The most ideal for this and that person should be training and learning how to fight/shoot in that methodology. Yet, we always find ourselves stepping on each other’s toes and Continue reading →
Tear Gas, also known as Capstun ‘capsaicin’ is the active oil in red peppers. If you don’t think something derived from a pepper can be as good as CN or CS tear gas, think again. Even if a person is maced, he can still function if he is motivated enough. Capstun is an irritant that will cause nasal passages to Continue reading →
You will never face an environment like that of a battlefield, and when the shit hits the fan you better be mentally prepared to survive any disaster. Whether your group is under heavy enemy fire or just trying to survive in a barren wasteland – lives are at risk. Any survival situation will seriously test your will to live. Post Continue reading →
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You’ve decided to shelter in place, either of your own free will or under the advice of emergency management personnel (insert ad hominem here). While we strongly recommend bugging out to a secure location outside metropolitan and rural areas the reality is – not everyone has the bankroll for that. So sheltering in place is the only option for some Continue reading →
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As of February 2014, this will be the third edition of our Bug Out Bag recommended items. Our BOB Survival Kits are refined by usCrow.org writers and active/retired service members who have tested the gear we recommend in an effort to keep our users informed with the best information. Your gear is important, and what you decide to invest your Continue reading →
Why do we have Aid and Litter teams? There is only one medic for every Platoon sized element. 4 squads with 2 fire teams per squad and 2 buddy teams per fire team. That is 1 or 2 (if you are lucky) medic/s or for 32+ people. My bag and treat 2-4 heavily wounded casualties. Does anyone else see a Continue reading →
There isn’t a store in any mall in any town I know of that sells just to preppers. Those prepper tailored stores are pretty much all online… or in Utah. If you want medical supplies and you don’t want to order it online… read on. Or Let’s say the crap is hitting the fan or about to. You can’t wait for Continue reading →
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Safety Warning: Read up on your confined spaces safety prior to trying any of this. https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/confinedspaces/ You can die so easily in confined spaces. Let me just say first off… I am not an engineer… Civil or Combat. How you go about constructing a DFP (Defensive Fighting Position) is not going to be discussed. Cave ins are a huge risk. Mining is Continue reading →
In this guide we will review tactical building clearing techniques that will assist in the training of militia members and the survival minded individual. These techniques can be applied to present day scenarios and post-disaster scenarios when your objective requires your team to enter a building that could possibly house enemy combatants. Your unit will need to understand the differences Continue reading →
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