Guest Post

A Desperate Migration Pt. II

Photo courtesy of mknobil at everystockphoto.com Well a short 4 months ago I wrote a post on Human Migration.  As I am sure most of you are aware,  a child migration is under way.  This is not new to humanity, but it sure is causing a stir here in our country.  The big issue in… Read More

Guest Post: Adventures in Survival #2: Water Storage

We hope you enjoyed yesterday's post, NoSox's contribution about getting started in food procurement. Today's post he goes over how he gets his family set up for water storage. Lots of good ideas here, but mainly it's about just getting off your hindquarters and doing it. He shares how much he spends, which makes it… Read More

Guest Post: “Adventures in Survival #1: Food”

A couple weeks back, we had a fellow who goes by the handle "NoSox" write up a pretty good blog post and it went over quite well....and he was kind enough to send us a three-part series called "Adventures in Survival" about how he gets his preps rolling. He has some really great, organized ideas… Read More

A Desperate Migration

Pineslayer sent me a thought provoking post the other day and I thought I'd share it with you.  Check it out and let me know what you think in the comments below. -------------------------------------------------------------- Humans have been on the move forever. Whether it be for adventure or resources, we long to see what is over that… Read More

Making Clothes After TSHTF – Question From A Reader

I received an email from a reader recently that gave me pause for thought.  It was one of those subjects you should be thinking about, but you're probably not.  After all, getting your AR15 ready for TEOTWAWKI is a hell of a lot sexier than darning a pair of socks or sewing a new pair… Read More

Surviving a backpacking and camping trip

Guest post by Hellene Cooper. This lady is from Europe and has an interesting take on hiking and camping. Check it out! -Jarhead -------------------------------------- From trekking the Inca Trail to climbing volcanoes in Ecuador, I have come across a variety of environments where I needed to use my survival skills. Throughout my adventures I have… Read More

5 Easy To Carry Foods For Your 72-Hour Kit

Today is a guest post from Chett  over at FoodInsurance.com. --------------------------- When something unexpected happens and your family needs to evacuate your home, either by car or on foot, a proper 72-hour kit can provide everything you need to sustain yourself for up to three days.  Many people tend to overburden their kits with food—forgetting… Read More

Full Spectrum Survival DVD – Please Help Out

Not long ago I got a request from Brad over at Full Spectrum Survival to help out with a video they're putting together.  Basically it's a series of DVDs on how to survive just about anything, or as they say on their page: Creating The Ultimate Survival DVD Series. Skills that you need to survive… Read More

Is A Survival Shotgun An Ideal Weapon If A Major Disaster Strikes?

First order of business is the winner of the Lifestraw... Congrats to Linda R!  Shoot me an email at jarheadsurvivor@gmail.com and I'll get that sent right out to you! ------------------------------------------------ Today's post comes to us from Joel Johnson.  He's got some good thoughts on using a shotgun as a survival tool.  Check him out... --------------------------------------------------… Read More

Guest Post – 5 Easy To Carry Foods For Your 72-Hour Kit

Today's post is by Chet over at foodinsurance.com. --------------------------- When something unexpected happens and your family needs to evacuate your home, either by car or on foot, a proper 72-hour kit can provide everything you need to sustain yourself for up to three days.  Many people tend to overburden their kits with food—forgetting that they… Read More

Guest Post – KISS When TSHTF

Today's guest post is from a fellow Mainer.  He knows fire arms and has some good ideas about how to trick your gun out when TSHTF. On to the post... ----------------------------------------- What is the first gun that pops in your head when you think of an end-of-society scenario? Chances are, a sleek, well-adorned AR-15 or… Read More