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Retired health resources analyst and county level emergency manager with specialized training in NIMS/BICS/IICS/Executive ICS/Multi-agency Coordination. Still relatively young I left the service of the federal government due to increasing concerns.

Family Survival Guide – Live today, plan for tomorrow.


Children bring meaning to our lives. With children there is no hesitation. The moment our offspring’s threatened the instinctual reaction is to immediately engage the threat.  For me, my children are the meaning of life and many others like me will die to protect their young. This is why responsible family preparedness plans for various man-made or natural disasters is Continue reading

How to make Thermite Grenades for Vehicle and Equipment Disabling

How to Make Thermite

After reading How to disable MRAP Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Light Armored Vehicles, written by CMF Contributor Runik. I noticed the absence of TGs (thermite grenades) on the use of MRAPs. This caught my attention, and needed an explanation. According to CMF Contributor Runik, Thermite Grenades were not included because they are not entirely effective against MRAP LAVs. Effective thermite use Continue reading

CBRN Treatment Guide for Militia CBRN Response Units

Alabama CERF-P validation

CBRN Treatment requires the members of your survival group or militia to be properly trained in basic medical skills to advanced medical skills like CBRN treatment. This guide will describe SOP for CBRN medical personnel in the event of post-attack contamination requiring medical treatment. When evacuating contaminated victims’ psychological stress reactions will cause erratic behavior. Casualty care issues should be Continue reading

CBRN Response, Containment and Decontamination Guide

CBRN Containment and Decontamination Guide

Now that we have reviewed the fundamental basics of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear based attacks, we can now examine the basic SOP (standard operating procedures) for CBRN Containment. The purpose of this CBRN Containment and Decontamination Guide is to provide general guidelines civilians and operators can rely upon to enhance their level of preparedness, while protecting those who are Continue reading

CBRNE Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Weaponry – Introduction into CBRNE


This guide outlines SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) for CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Conventional Weapons) exposure. In our previous guides we outlined statistical data for Nuclear, Viral/Biological, and Chemical Warfare, while providing a basic outline of symptoms and treatment. In this manual we will further outline CBNRE, Containment Response and Treatment, when employed by enemy combatants in much Continue reading

Survival Manual Update ADP 3 05 Special Operations Manual

Survival Manual Update

Released August 2012 for the public by the Department of the Army. The following document can be downloaded in its entirety here → Prepper Resources → Survival Manuals → 2012 Special Operations Manual Survival Manual – ADP 3 05 2012 Special Operations Manual STRATEGIC CONTEXT FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS 1. The strategic context for the employment of special operations forces is Continue reading

How to hide from Predator Drones UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Survival Guide

How to hide from Predator Drones UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Survival Guide

The General Atomics Predator Drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) typically operated by US Air Force AFSC 1U0X1, UAS – Unmanned Aerospace System Sensor Operators. Drones are equipped with the AN/AAS-52 Multi-spectral Targeting System, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions, camera (generally used by the pilot for flight control), a variable aperture infrared camera (for low light/night), Continue reading

Chemical Warfare Survival

Chemical Warfare Survival

Chemical and biological warfare survival is an absolute requisite for any survivalist and prepper. Shockingly, civilians have turned a blind-eye towards the realities of war and the likelihood of an attack on American soil. An even more frightening fact; armies across the world have used, and continue to use biological and chemical warfare. The use of toxic chemicals and contagious Continue reading

Prepare for a Viral Pandemic

Viral Pandemic Ebola

Viral pandemic is one of the most frightening SHTF scenarios a prepper and their family could face, even when you’re more than adequately prepared. Unlike most common disasters a viral pandemic has no visible end in sight or an enemy to combat. To prepare for a viral pandemic you must be mentally and physically prepared with a suitable contingency plan Continue reading

How to build a Solar Generator

This guide will go over the advanced steps to build a high output solar generator using common parts that are easily found. Making this guide crucial reading material, weather you’re prepping additional power for your bunker, or when you have depleted your post disaster fuel stores. This guide is not for novices and requires a certain level of determination. However, Continue reading