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Tactical Skills

The OODA Loop and Situational Awareness

As preparedness people, you already recognize that practicing self and situational awareness is essential to survival in today’s world as well as in a post SHTF world. Also, as ‘preppers’, we know that with proper awareness and some common sense, most potentially dangerous situations can be avoided. As survivalists, you already know that having a basic emergency response plan with backup contingency plans is also essential to survival in today’s world as well as in a SHTF event.

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Tactical Skills

When it comes to body armor, anything is better than nothing. At the same time, it’s critical to understand the different levels of protection offered by plates and soft body armor. Any level will absorb some impact and penetration. Remember that protection adds up.

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You never know what’s going to happen. From civil unrest, fire, industrial accidents, and explosions to everyday burglaries and theft, it can seem hard to find effective and affordable ways to make your home more secure. Window security film is a layer of transparent plastic sheeting that is applied to a window. The sheet strengthens the window and prevents it from shattering on impact. Thickness matters The thicker the film, the more impact resistance and protection it provides.

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In this article, I’m going to teach you the top 7 strategies I used to burglar proof my home, after I learned my lesson the hard way. After a break-in to my apartment a few years back, I was stunned and thought “where did I go wrong?”. And after a thorough investigation with the help of a security expert, I found weaknesses in my security plan and decided to do something about it.

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One of the most stressful and critical situations the average citizen can experience is an adversarial contact when dealing with police. Such mistakes or over-reactions can have tragic consequences. At the very least, your liberty could be interrupted temporarily or indefinitely. At the very worst, your life could be ended. Just how dangerous is contact with the police? Well, that depends on a lot of factors.

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In this guide, I'm going to teach you the strategies we use to build bug out bags at Ready To Go Survival ...module by module.  As you can imagine, putting together a bug out bag list for your personal situation is no easy task. Your goal is to build the best bug out bag, but when you scour the Web, it seems like there are thousands of opposing ideas on the perfect combination.

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Tactical Skills

The last thing you want when prepared for an emergency is to stand out in any sort of crowd. And there is a good chance that when the S initially HTF, you will be dealing with unpredictable, chaotic situations in which you might be vulnerable. In these situations, be the gray man.

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You know that sinking feeling you get when you lose your keys? A few years back, I went on a weekend “bug out” camping trip with a group of friends to test out new gear, train, and get nature time. Coming home on Sunday night, I was excited to get back to my bed and finally get some rest. As I prepared to enter my apartment, I rummage through my BOB only to realize that my keys were missing.

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It was a warm summer evening in Brooklyn, NY, and I was out with my finance friends talking about the future of BitCoin (right after the first bust). When I got home, I proceeded to open the door and realized something strange. It appeared that my door was barricaded shut. I went around the back and saw one of the windows opened. It was at that moment that I realized what had happened. My apartment was burglarized.

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If you have made plans to bug out should disaster strike or a society-changing event happen, then you are one step ahead of many preppers. Ideally, you have your bug out location chosen, stocked, and ready to go at a moment’s notice. At this point, there’s only one question remaining. How are you gonna get there? In other words, do you have a bug out vehicle that is ready to take you to your bug out location?

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