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Avoiding Surprises In A Crowd Without Looking Over Your Shoulder

By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

Here is a situational awareness tip for while in a crowd (or anywhere) and how to avoid looking over your shoulder while still accomplishing the same thing – seeing what would be behind you or out of your field of vision — and avoiding any ‘surprises’. 100 more words


Best Practices for the New Year – Situation Reporting

Situation reports or SitReps have a great deal of importance in conveying information on an incident or event to a variety of stakeholders.  Having worked for many years as a Planning Section Chief in a State EOC and county and local EOCs and command posts on a variety of incidents and events; well structured, well written, and relevant SitReps have become a bugaboo of mine.  1,398 more words

Emergency Management

Recognizing the Path to Radicalization and Methods of Prevention

The New York Times recently posted an article detailing the Charlie Hebdo attackers’ path to radicalization. Chérif and Saïd Kouachi, the two brothers responsible for the attacks, had their radicalization process traced back more than 10 years.   328 more words


Studying is a Necessary Part of Self-Defense

Mention studying to most gun owners and images of target shot groupings or the latest issue of Guns and Ammo spring to mind.

However for the serious concealed carry practitioner, intent on honing their skills, studying is more than visiting the shooting range and leisure reading. 318 more words

Concealed Carry

Why be like Jason Bourne?

He has a photographic memory and the physical conditioning of an MMA fighter. He can shoot two-inch groups at thirty yards and speak seven languages.  He can fight hand-to-hand, expertly navigate narrow European streets, and pick locks.   90 more words

Jason Bourne