IN DEFENSE OF TRAINING

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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 of their pipeline; it’s required for their job. They’re here to check the box and move on. They go through the motions, but it’s not authentic. The training is not internalized. Read More

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METAL MATCH

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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 we could experience what it was like to suffer without it. Fire changes your life. Cooking food, sterilizing water, heating, signaling, tool-making and morale to name a few. For our safety throughout training, our instructors mandated that we keep two things on our belt at all times: one was a knife, the other was a metal match. Read More

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THE END OF THE WORLD

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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. We’ve been through the same training, have similar backgrounds and personality types. One made the case that self-driving cars are just a way to control the population’s free movement so that we can eventually be easily funneled to the places that the “One-World Government” has in mind for us. Another laid out Obama’s plan to collapse the economy and Read More

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