Tag Archives: Preparedness

911 Outage: Tips to Be Prepared When the Service Isn’t Functioning

What’s your plan when a 911 call doesn’t go through? Recently, AT&T experienced a 911 service outage, leaving some mobile… View Article

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Talking to Family About Preparedness – Gear Tasting Radio 89

Is talking to your family about preparedness an awkward subject? We know the feeling and today on Gear Tasting Radio,… View Article

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Emergency Gear Storage Locations – Gear Tasting Radio 87

Having your emergency gear close by saves time and possibly lives. This week on Gear Tasting Radio, we discuss the… View Article

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Ride the Wave with the Limited Edition Black Wave OSS Tradecraft Toolset

Now available for a limited time, the Black Wave Edition of the OSS Tradecraft Toolset features five great entry/escape tools in a… View Article

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The Mighty Road Atlas and Trip Essentials – Gear Tasting Radio 68

Road trips are an American pastime and this week on Gear Tasting Radio, we discuss the power of having a… View Article

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False Alarm: Why the Missile Alert in Hawaii was a Stark Reminder of the Not So Distant Past

As traumatizing as it must have been to go through the recent events in Hawaii, it’s an stark reminder of… View Article

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Fire in the Hole! How To Conduct a Personal Fire Safety Survey

It happens. You’re more likely to die in a fire here in the United States, than any other industrialized nation…. View Article

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Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey

Late Sunday evening, we drove south down an eerily empty highway. While one wouldn’t expect much traffic in north Houston… View Article

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Real Life Survival: One Family’s Experience with Disaster when the Floods Came

First I want to say that this isn’t a commentary on paranoia, it’s just an account of realism. There are many… View Article

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My ITS Story: A Mental and Physical Journey Towards Success

While I know many ITS followers and members have a story of their own, today I’d like to share the incredible role… View Article

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