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Prior Planning Prevents… Poor Performance

Posted on 24 April 2014

Throughout all of this I hope you’ve realized: if you don’t plan for success then you’ve (by default) planned to fail.

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Personal Defense Pistol Selection

Posted on 24 April 2014

When you decide to select your personal defense weapon, take a look around. Read. Get educated about options. Talk to your friends who shoot. Remember that everyone’s opinion is exactly that: their opinion; and it’s based on what they like or don’t like (just like mine). Decide for yourself. Try different pistols out.

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Handguns For The Field

Posted on 24 April 2014

For the many campers and backpackers we have in our readership (look for a future survey on what your favorite outdoor activity is) we’re going to talk about the options available in handguns, the pros and cons of various designs and the best methods and places to carry them.

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Update Your EDC Annually

Posted on 23 April 2014

When was the last time you reviewed the items that are a part of your EDC to see if you needed to update anything?

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What’s YOUR Favorite 9mm Handgun?

Posted on 23 April 2014

In this article we’re going to look at a few of the more popular handgun designs for the 9x19mm Parabellum, the pros and cons of each, and solicit your feedback on which is your preferred or favorite pistol (in this caliber).

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Adjusting Your Personal Arsenal In Anticipation

Posted on 23 April 2014

The only way to survive a violent attack and emerge victorious against evil is to train for it and respond to it with greater justified and completely moral violence. Until that reality becomes accepted and spread through our schools, violence will continue; the loss of innocent lives will continue; and politicians will continue to use such horrific events, leveraging them for their own power-grabbing agendas.

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Preparedness and/or Prevention

Posted on 23 April 2014

While we stand shoulder to shoulder as First Responders, there is a fundamental difference between the way that police officers, paramedics and firefighters view 911 responses.

The Value of Rain Barrels: Free Water!

Posted on 22 April 2014

Mother Nature provides many of us with plenty of water – if we’re smart enough to catch and use it. Just last week the area I live in got a decent amount of rain. The forecast was for “two to three inches” over a 24-hour period.

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Grocery Store Targets

Posted on 22 April 2014

Practicing your shooting skills is something that needs to be done on a regular basis if they are to be kept at a competent level. Like any physical skill, they will deteriorate if not practiced.

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Over-The-Road Travel Preparedness

Posted on 22 April 2014

As a retired police officer holding a LEOSA certification card that allows me to legally carry a concealed sidearm nationwide- except in federal buildings and on planes – I LIKE driving. Due to the location of my residence, it’s usually more time efficient for me to drive rather than fly if the drive is eight to ten hours or less.

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Personal Disaster Planning Handbook

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