Tag Archives: Emergency

5 Phone Numbers You Need on Speed Dial

Not every situation is one that requires dialing 9-1-1; that line should be kept clear for true emergencies only. 911.gov… View Article

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Cover vs. Concealment: Don’t Let Cover Become Your Coffin

Asking for definitions of the word “cover” have more often than not, resulted in visceral responses of solid, robust and… View Article

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SOMA 2013: Big Changes Coming to Law Enforcement, EMS and Fire Rescue

Continuing from my first article on SOMA 2013, I’d like to talk about some of the Tactical EMS breakout sessions…. View Article

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Small Team Tactics: Simple and Light = Freedom, Agility and Mobility

I believe in being nimble. Being small and light allows you to move more fluently and act faster. Being light… View Article

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Lone Star Medics Announces Field & Tactical Medicine Conference

Lone Star Medics is hosting their Field and Tactical Medicine Conference in Dallas, Texas at the end of March. This two… View Article

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Is Body Armor Truly Coming for EMS and Fire? TCCC and C-TECC Updates from SOMA 2013

This year I attended the SOMA Conference for the first time as an actual SOMA member. While I’ve been going… View Article

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Assemble Your Own Emergency Kit for Friends and Family

We all have friends and family we want to give a more practical gift to, as well as those who… View Article

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Disaster in the Heartland: Ways You Can Help Americans in Need

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and lives have been lost in the wake of a tornado outbreak that hit… View Article

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Lockdown: What to Do After Locking the Doors

“Get inside and lock your doors!” There is a new word creeping into our vernacular: LOCKDOWN. Some call it “shelter… View Article

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How To Break Down A Door

Alright, let’s get this out of the way first: kicking down a door is not the best option for opening… View Article

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