IN DEFENSE OF TRAINING

  It’ll Never Happen to Me That’s the prevailing mindset of students that show up at the USAF SERE School. They say, “Other people get shot down or captured, but not me. It’ll never happen to me”. They’re here because the training is part…

METAL MATCH

Intro Fire saved my life. In fact, during the 6 months of training to be a SERE Specialist, there were only a handful of times that I wasn’t cold, wet, hungry and sleep deprived. On some phases of training, fire was intentionally withheld so…

THE END OF THE WORLD

The Sky is Falling I recently witnessed a fervent debate between a few coworkers on the conspiracies behind UN Agenda 21, FEMA death-camps, George Soros’ plan to take over the world and the connections to the end times. These coworkers are guys I trust….

PHYSICAL TRAINING AND SKILL TRANSLATION

The parallels of life You know what I love about sport? It’s a fantastic analogy for life itself. The drive it takes to push yourself further, to give 110% and push past the excuses is what makes people great athletes. That same determination carries…

PONCHO HEATER

  We’ve all been there. Cold…wet…and miserable. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, you’ve probably been there more than most. Hypothermia can sneak up on you and the CDC says that about 1300 people each year die from this condition in the…

EXITS: GET OUT ALIVE!

Open your eyes Escape is one of those skills we usually don’t think about until it’s too late. Most of us walk into buildings assuming you’ll leave the way you came in. It’s easy to become complacent with day to day routines because emergencies…