Category Archives for "Survival and camping"
Recently a federal judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff in a case of “smell pollution” against Smithfield Packing. Smithfield Packing has decided that if this continues, they will pull out of North Carolina. Hog farms all over the state will be shut down. It WILL lead to a financial collapse of Duplin County, then NC, and […]Continue reading
Freeze Dried vs. MRE The unit I currently am assigned to requires all personnel to qualify every 6 months with their personal weapons. This past week was one of those qualification weeks. And we stayed in the field for 3 days, mostly because we were running a range. Either way, I thought it was a […]Continue reading
The massacre from a shooting in a Texas church* resulted in 26 dead and over 20 injured. Could this horrible tragedy have been prevented? Sadly enough this was one of many in the past few years. Because of this, I feel the need to pass on some valuable information that could help you prevent or react […]Continue reading
I was once asked, “What are you going to do when the welfare checks stop coming?” For too long now we have found ourselves relying on our government to solve our problems. Does FEMA ring a bell? Just think of what it would be like without electricity, running water, food or even a way to […]Continue reading
Today’s test subject was Country Cottage Mac & Cheese by Patriot Pantry (My Patriot Supply). The advertised shelf life of this product is 25 years. A good test down the road would be to feature this product again and see if it functions the same with age. However, the package I used this time was […]Continue reading
Make it Simple The 3-day survival pack doesn’t have to be as complicated as most people make it. Modern technology and today’s comfort has many duped into bringing everything but the kitchen sink. This line of thinking is dangerous. Being overburdened with too much gear can not only cause injuries from carrying so much weight, […]Continue reading