Survival Scout

The state of our nuclear preparedness

“The United States is probably less prepared for any kind of nuclear detonation than it has been at any time since the Cold War,” according to Alex Wellerstein, historian of science and tech at Stevens Institute of Technology.

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A History of Hard Work – The Truth Behind Our Family Trees

Many turn to the preparedness and self-reliance lifestyle because we are shocked at how far we’ve gotten away from these traditions. If you feel this way, then you’ve found the right community.

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Remember the “Articles of War?”

On June 30th, 1775, the Continental Congress agreed to adopt its first “Articles of War.”

On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress drafts its rationale for taking up arms against Great Britain in the Articles of War. Just 15 days earlier, they had appointed General George Washington to Commander-in-Chief.

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Most-Read Preparedness Stories of 2018

While we’re only halfway through 2018, this volatile year has already seen significant developments that seriously affect folks like us who prepare.

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Emergency First Aid and Medical – Preparing Ahead is Critical

In an emergency situation, we all know we need food, water, shelter, air to breathe. All of these are necessary to keep us alive and healthy.

But what if we’re not healthy? If you or anyone in your crew is injured, sick or worse, everything else you’ve prepared won’t matter if you can’t attend to the medical need.

This week, I want to give you an overview of my approach to emergency first aid and medical preparedness. My 3 “quick-start guidelines will help you build your own plan.

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