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Theother Ryan
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Air Travel an Preparedness
I travel for work sometimes. I also travel to see my kids. Both are at least in the short term unavoidable. Also traveling for fun is nice. Traveling by vehicle is easy for preparedness. Assuming you have some space in the vehicle you can just bring whateve...

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What Did You Do To Prepare This Week? Ammo Cans and BOB Reorganization
It was a pretty good week here in preparedness. Jiu Jitsu, PT and dry fire were good. I got a deal on a bunch of ammo cans I have been sorely needing. Had a couple cases of 5.56 and some various other ammo that needed to get properly stored in cans. I had t...

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Summer Complacency
  Todays topic was inspired by our buddy Commander Zero . He
wrote about summer complacency recently and I have been meaning to do a post on
the matter. First and foremost I think having our life focus be on
something other than preparedness is a good thing...

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I'm Baaccck
Hey Folks, I think my technological issues are fixed. I nuked my laptop deleting everything and just starting over. It seems to be working normally now. Expect more regular posting (say 3 posts a week) to commence forth with.

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Book Review: The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun
The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun by Matthew Bracken Today I will be reviewing this book by Matthew Bracken. I will try to keep big spoilers to a minimum as it relates to this book but inevitably a review gives away some stuff. I will also compare and contrast with...

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Realistic Emergencies- Money not Guns and Gear and Buckets O Food
Recently I had an emergency. I didn't need my pocket rocket .380 or my trusty AR. Did not need buckets of rice and beans or body armor or night vision. Know what I needed, MONEY! Our friend commander zero talked about this recently, well more or less.  http...

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Still Kicking
Hey Folks, Wanted to let you know that I'm still alive. It has been a crazy month. Unfortunately more bad than good. Hopefully everything turns out ok and the down sides are minimal. Should have a full post coming at you soon and a general return to normali...

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Bug Out Bag Repacking
For the sake of simplicity I try to have a minimal amount of systems. EDC, my fighting load which is layered and somewhat modular and my bug out bag. The heavy bug out set up is not really formed into a system per se. That is on my to do list. My bug out ba...

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Rally Points
Rally Points The other day I was watching Fear the Walking Dead. That show did not particularly grip me but I was bored so I watched a few episodes. Of course after various bad things the characters kept getting scattered and not having a good plan. This br...
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