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Building your emergency bugout bag and individual first aid kit (IFAK) can be complicated. The best way to un-complicate it? Build a basic understanding of first aid and emergencies. We recommend taking a two-prong approach: 1) Researching online and 2) professional training. Online research can get you far, but professional training can give you the confidence to help in an emergency.
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Eating healthy is not just for people who want to lose weight. It's also essential for anyone that values their health.
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Tips to Stay Active at Home

Jan 20, 2021 — Fitness
If there’s one thing that being stationary at home for months on end has taught us, it’s essential to stay physically active and get plenty of exercise.
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Arcturus Heavy Duty Survival Blanket

Jan 18, 2021 — Reviews
The team from Arcturus is used to inclement weather, hailing from Washington State. Their light-weight blankets feature a waterproof outer layer coupled with an aluminum reflective inner layer. The blanket comes in its own carry bag and weighs one pound, and measures 5’ x 7’ when fully deployed.
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Fishing Basics for Survival Situations

Jan 10, 2021 — Survival
In a survival situation such as a natural disaster, civil unrest, being stranded far from civilization, or any other plethora of reasons that would cause you to live off of the land and survive on your own, fishing could be a critical consideration to get food. Let’s take a look at a bare necessity fishing setup that you can employ in these situations.
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Solar energy has been here for decades, becoming more and more popular in the modern era. As it's an environmentally friendly energy source and very cost-efficient, people are going off-grid to preserve nature and save some extra bucks.
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Breakfast Skillet pouches are easy to bring and easy to prepare. This breakfast item contains a delicious mix of hashbrowns, scrambled eggs, crumbled pork patties, peppers, and onions. The pouch contains two servings.
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The Survival Medicine Handbook

Jan 4, 2021 — Books
The Survival Medicine Handbook™ is a guide for those who want to be medically prepared for any disaster where help is NOT on the way. This book is written by Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P., the premiere Medical Preparedness Professionals from the top ten survival website Doom and Bloom.
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The Survival Group Handbook

Jan 3, 2021 — Books
The Survival Group Handbook (formerly known as MAGS: The People Part of Prepping) is the first and most comprehensive book ever written on the subject of survival with others.
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Welcome to The Prepper Army!

Jan 1, 2021 — Updates
We write articles about products related to preparedness, survival, sustainable living, off-grid living, as well as Every-Day-Carry (EDC), and outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, archery, and hiking.