Survival Scout Tips — Terrorism

What's the Worst That Could Happen? A Mom Prepares After Terrorism

What's the Worst that Could Happen? A Mom Prepares After Terrorism Today, I thought I'd share a true story of one family's self-reliance journey that followed a horrendous attack on our country. Meet Patriot Jean, who has plenty to share from her preparedness journey. In the hours after the events the morning of September 11, 2001, I wondered if more attacks were imminent. As one of eight million living in the Chicagoland area, I wondered if my flourishing suburb was another strike away from a stampede at the grocery store or gas station.What would happen if another country were to...

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The 9/11 Hero Who Saw it Coming - and Prepared

Tomorrow marks 15 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Now, 9/11 serves as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, to honor those whose efforts saved many lives. To properly honor the heroes of 9/11, we are all compelled to "do at least one good deed." In that spirit, I am dedicating this Survival Scout - my channel for sharing preparedness wisdom - to tell the in-depth story of one of 9/11's heroes. FROM THE MOUNTAINS, TO THE PRAIRIES...  Amidst the chaos and panic in the dark stairwells of the South Tower, there was music. Meet a...

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Important Things you Need to Know This Week

Important Things You Need To Know This Week I had originally intended to send out a quick note wishing everyone a Happy New Year and sharing some of our New Year's Resolutions. However, the events that have unfolded this week have led me to an entirely different type of message. I feel an obligation to address how these events are going to impact you and the preparedness world in general. Just four trading days into the New Year 1.6 trillion dollars in market value has been destroyed, according to the S&P Global 1200 report that was just released. Most of...

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