2012-07-07 Emergency Backpack Preparedness Training

Emergency Backpack Preparedness Training Time: Saturday, July 7th at 5 PM Location: We will meet at the Countryside Bible Church parking lot: 824 – 245th Ave, Monmouth, IL Are you prepared to evacuate your home at a moment’s notice? Due to the wild fires in Colorado, thousands of people have … Continue reading

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Use a BUSTED Cell Phone to Meet 5 Basic Survival Needs

I found this over at The Art of Manliness blog.  I thought this was going to be a silly article at first but it is actually pretty good.  I bet you never would think of starting a fire with your cell phone battery… — Ever leave home without your cell … Continue reading

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The Signaling Mirror: WWII US Government Training Film

This teaches how to aim a two-sided emergency signaling mirror. This August 1943 US Government Training film is a digitized version of the US National Archives copy. Later testing proved retroreflective (“reflex”) signal mirror aimers were more accurate, and the US services changed to that type of emergency signal mirror, … Continue reading

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Ten Essential OTC Medications to Stockpile

Found this over at Armageddon Medicine — Are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs really worth stockpiling?  As a family physician my answer is a resounding yes.  Most of the following were actually prescription medications when first released.  (In higher dosages, several still are.)  Although other OTC drugs are worth considering, these ten … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Preppers – They Were Preppers, But Didn’t Know It

I Found this over at shtfplan.com.  Great Article. — It always frustrates me when I turn on the television, read a newspaper or any other source of main stream media that is running a story on preppers.  Invariably, with any television series or special, it is promoted with pictures of … Continue reading

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