Posts byCade Courtley


Survival for the Long Haul

Some survival situations are going to require a much different approach than a mugging or a mall shooting. Much like what the residents of Puerto Rico are dealing with, sometimes the situation may require an effort over a period of weeks or months versus a few minutes or hours. Here’s what it takes.


What Would a Navy SEAL Do?

You are watching the news and you see a gunman indiscriminately shooting at people in a crowd… You come upon a car crash as a police officer risks their life to pull the driver out of the flame-engulfed automobile… You are stopped one evening while walking to your car by a large man demanding your wallet or purse… What would you do?


Active Shooter Alert

Previously, we ran this article in three parts, but after the horrific events in Las Vegas on Sunday night, I want to make sure each and every one of you has access to this information in one place so you’ll be as prepared as you can be for next time. Because there will be a next time.


How to Survive a Lightning Strike

Whether it’s hurricanes, tornados or wildfires — we are being inundated with devastating natural disasters. Even though timing and trajectories can be predicted for many of these disastrous events (or you may live in an area that won’t be affected), there is one deadly force that does not discriminate its victims.


How Not to Drown

There is a large percentage of the population who can’t swim. And an even larger percentage will be hopeless in churning seas and the surf zone. If you suddenly find yourself in violent waters, here’s what to do to make it out alive.

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