The Prudent See Danger & Take Refuge, Clay & Maria Whitson

Doctor Prepper interviews Clayton Whitson and his wife Maria, authors of Preparedness Foundations—Nine Lessons to A Basics Lifestyle of Disaster Preparedness.

On their website at AlphaCities.org, they provide disaster preparedness training for churches to create a network of believers during a natural or man-caused crisis.

They began about 3 years ago on their family preparedness efforts, and realized their community and their church were not engaged in preparing in an organized manner. Recognizing there were more than 700 churches/congregations in their town of Tulsa OK, they recognized the strength of their numbers if they could be trained to give help when the need arose.

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EmP – Nuclear Spring, Author TD Barnes

This interview with Thornton D. (TD) Barnes is about “EmP – Nuclear Spring,” the sequel to Mr. Barnes’ popular fiction book, “EmP–Nuclear Winter.”

EmP – Nuclear Spring commences after four years have passed since the fateful EMP attack and the nuclear bombs that followed, destroying 90% of the earth’s population. For the first time since their subterranean lifestyle began, the survivors are able to come out of the Yucca Mountain underground complex initially constructed to store nuclear waste. They find themselves under surveillance by Islamic activists of the Islamic Brotherhood who survived in Central America. The Brotherhood is moving into Nevada to take control of the Hoover Dam, which gives the Brotherhood control of the Colorado River and the electricity it generates for the western United States.

Both the Brotherhood and the survivors in the mountain realize the jet stream is returning the fallout of the nuclear winter back to the region. Both must secure food and supplies to carry them through the return of the fallout. The survivors in the mountain repel attacks on the mountain by the Brotherhood and enter the next phase of nuclear winter prepared to battle the Islamic Brotherhood and drive them from the region.

TD Barnes, author and entrepreneur, was raised on ranch at Dalhart, TX, graduated from Mountain View High School, Oklahoma, enlisted in the Army and served in Army Intelligence in Korea. He attended and graduated numerous electronics schools in Army air defense missiles and radar at Fort Bliss TX. He served in Germany, attended OCS at Fort Sill OK. He became a field engineer at the NASA High Range facility in Nevada for the X-15, XB-70, Lifting Bodies, and Lunar landing Vehicles. He was a participant in the NERVA project at Jackass Flats NV (Area51SpecialProjects.com), on CIA special projects at Area 51, worked on Project A-12 Blackbird Oxcart, and was on the exploitation team assigned to study a captured Russian MiG aircraft and radar systems, assisted in the genesis of the Navy’s Top Gun program, and the USAF Red Flag program, and on the team initiating development of stealth technology.

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Preparedness Maven, Practitioner, Teacher and Role Model, Donna Miller

Donna Miller, first and foremost, is a teacher, author, sought-after speaker and trainer in the preparedness industry. She has been a both guest and host on Internet and broadcast radio talk shows, television interviews, and expositions. She enjoys teaching online and local preparedness classes and ladies’ retreats for people to learn more than just head-knowledge of preparedness skills.

Under the leadership of her husband Joseph, Donna and her family have been actively preparing for more 25 years. It was only a few short years ago that the discussions about “preparation” seemed far-fetched and radical. Today, it has become a mainstream topic all over the world––and people are now highly active toward learning how to be more prepared.

The Millers have been blessed to meet many people along the preparedness journey who inspire and encourage them. This journey looks different for each family and they’ve enjoyed learning and growing along the way by having first-hand experience with building and living out of a year’s food supply, bartering and teaching ourselves ‘old skills’ to enrich their lives. Donna is happily married and has three adult children, and a daughter in-law. She and her husband Joseph are the founders of Millers Grain HouseYour Preparation Station and are on th  e board of PREPARE Magazine.

PreparednessRetreat.com is the first known weekend preparedness training just for families! Donna and Joe have been in planning for this event since late 2013. This Preparedness Retreat will include on-site and hands-on training, networking, and equipping attendees with the survival skills they need for perilous times.

Welcome to the Preparedness Retreat Center! The entire cost of the weekend of classes and training will be inclusive for all meals, accommodations and classes! Only one class is an extra charge—the Refuse to be a Victim class offers a certificate for completing the course work, and the $10.00 fee is required for the NRA certification. Details of classes, accommodation packages, and rooms and camper/parking costs are available at: alwaysreadystore.com. The prices for the Preparedness Retreat are a bargain for the value you’ll receive! Additional information available by calling (800) 361-1797 Ext 8 or email to: info@preparednessretreat.com.

Trainers and presenters are some of the most knowledgeable experts in their fields:

  • Charles Daugherty of Patriot Crime Defense is the presenter for the Refuse to be a Victim class.
  • Jim Kennard, CEO of Food For Everyone Foundation will be teaching the effectiveness of the Mittleider Gardening Method.
  • Jason Hunt from Frontier Christian University will be teaching how to build fires when extreme conditions exist.
  • Donna Miller will teach solar cooking and other preparedness techniques for feeding and sustaining the family.
  • Joseph Miller will instruct in his perspective of spiritual preparedness and discuss his vision of the future of Biblical references and issues for families.

Classes will be taught twice to assure all attendees can attend all the instructional classes.

Donna has been part of the PreparednessRadioNetwork.com since its succession to the Doctor Prepper Talk Show in June 2010. Just a few months later, Donna and her husband Joseph launched YourPreparationStation.com with the purpose and mission to provide quality products and purpose-filled training in personal and family preparation (preparedness), self-reliant living, and survival during difficult times.

The Miller family has been active in preparing for many years, and they feel they have been blessed to meet many people along the preparedness journey who inspire and encourage them. They’ve seen YPS grow into a vibrant community of friends who share the interest of preparing and frugal living. YPS helped the Miller family succeed in their effort to find others to join with them in their journey and are grateful for the opportunity to share ideas, tips, skills, and lots of money-saving suggestions with their new-found friends. On YPS , the Millers share tips and resources on self-reliant living, gardening, farming, solar energy, livestock, homesteading, milling and baking with whole grains, and to living more frugally and saving money on grocery bills. In addition to being a great resource for information, YPS also provides insight into the heart and mind (knowledge) they want to share by teaching correct principles. YPS continues to expand its preparedness products and informational services. Donna and Joseph look forward to a very busy and successful future as they expand their combined efforts to share their passion, creativity, and expertise in preparedness, prepping, and family survival issues.

The Millers are always looking for others to join with them in their journey and are grateful for the opportunity to share ideas, tips, skills, and lots of money-saving suggestions. Their desire is to peacefully build an encouraged and empowered, prepared and self-reliance community in the midst of chaotic times.

The Millers also own and operate MillersGrainHouse.com as the family business which provides tips, training and retreats as well as vital supplies for preparing yourself and your home for an uncertain future and gaining many important back to basics skills.

MGH has as its mission to provide training and resources for individual and family preparation. From bulk grains for storage, solar energy, to gardening and housing tools, Donna works hard to find preparation supplies that will assist you as you prepare. MGH carries a full line of whole grains, grain milling, and kitchen supplies. MGH also offers training on how to mill grains and bake with whole grains. Donna can help you with every aspect of emergency readiness, thereby helping protect and prepare families and communities.

The Millers’ philosophy on Preparation is that of being sustainable and sharing peace in the midst of chaos. They are neither survivalists nor hoarders, but rather believers in developing skills and preparing their family enables them to spread knowledge and training that they have learned in order to help others.

Enjoy your visit to the MGH website and use any information that you glean from what is offered here. Donna hopes it will minister peace and wisdom to you as you embark upon your personal preparation journey!

Visit MGH for more information. Contact Donna via eMail: donna@millersgrainhouse.com or millersgrainhouse@gmail.com

PrepareMagazine is a new resource for those who are interested in preparing. Preparation is a journey, and the mission of PM is to Encourage, Empower, and Enrich as its readers embark on the Preparation Journey. Available in online (digital) and rich, full-color print editions, this is the

The purpose and focus of PM is to provide expert and purpose-filled training in preparedness (preparation), self-reliant living, and survival skills for the difficult times that are certainly approaching. PM shares a positive approach to preparation and to join with expert contributors and authors who share an optimistic approach to getting ready for the uncertain future––without contributing to the spreading of fear, rather to help families get prepared for “What If…?

PM launched as one of the very first publications specifically dedicated to providing resources and expert training for Preparedness, Self-reliance, and Survival efforts.

The first issue was released as a digital version in 2012 to indicate a visible expression of Donna and Joe’s heartfelt desire to serve others in preparedness training and encouragement. They continue to offer the digital monthly publication as a free subscription.

The free digital publication grew rapidly as more people began to sense a need to prepare. Many subscribers requested a printed version, so in response to overwhelming demand, they launched a full-color, high-gloss print subscription in 2013.

 

Included is a user-friendly Knowledge-base and FAQ section. In addition to being a great resource for information, it also adds furtherer insight into the mission and vision of PREPARE Magazine and how readers can get involved. Soon, PM will be available in major bookstores and chains.

Donna and Joe will continue to expand services and are looking forward to the day when PM becomes an instrument to help them share their passion, creativity, and expertise in preparedness, self-reliance, community building, and family.

Here are just a few of the important resources you can expect with your FREE digital monthly publication:

  • Expert Emergency Preparedness Skills Training
  • Self-reliance and Disaster Survival Tips
  • Family Essential Needs Strategies
  • Community Connections in Your Area
  • Preparedness Products Resources and Reviews
  • And Much More…

Deut. 28:5 – “A blessing upon your grain-basket and kneading-bowl.”

Disaster Preparation Expert “Yoda” Reveals Secrets

“Yoda,” the code name for the Founding Editor of MagnifiedView.com, is experienced in both foreign and local disasters, and is a consultant to governments at all levels, providing advice on preparedness for natural and man-caused disasters. He has been part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and its robotic rescue challenge for disaster scenarios.

As a counter-terrorist team leader, Yoda appears on radio under a pseudonym for his safety and security.  He is currently active in counter-terrorism operations as an instructor and consultant to US and allied intelligence and law enforcement agencies.

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For additional bio information, please see “Yoda’s Safe House tab” at the top of the opening page. Previous appearances may be seen throughout the website.

Yoda recommends a reality check on our preparedness efforts for natural and terrorist disasters.  He suggests the following to eliminate duplication of work and waste of time and resources to:

  • Eliminate costly, useless busy-work prepping
  • Undertake actionable tactics and techniques to survive and thrive during emergencies
  • Maintain medications––Tamiflu, antibiotics, analgesics, etc.
  • Provide equipment––glasses, hearing aids, etc.
  • Be able to be self-reliant when government is unable to respond
  • Deal with a cluster of problems––police, fire, and other public maintenance employees
  • Handle emergencies/incidents/situations
  • Compensate for reduction of first responder employment
  • Provide community involvement
  • Deal with martial law
  • Instigate practical home and business protection methods
  • Practice lifesaving skills
  • Have equipment not included in emergency kits:
  • Know how to treat water to make it potable
  • Have emergency communication equipment––police radio scanners, 2-way radios, etc.
  • Develop unique early warning systems
  • Be aware that governments are preparing for disasters––the listening audience should be doing the same

 

Go to this website to find your place for peace of mind:

www.magnifiedview.com/magnified-intelligence-forum-sign-up.

On the forum page, talk through your current financial, job, career and/or medical tight spots with noted professionals and exchange ideas with like-minded friends. For questions and/or help, contact “Yoda” or a member of his staff at: forum@magnifiedview.com.

“Yoda” has a proven radio expert guest track record with high audience approval and he’s certainly is entertaining and easy to interview. “Yoda” has a distinctive announcer voice that audiences find captivating.

“YODA” Curriculum Vitae

IPSG Counter Terrorism – Strategies – Tactics – Training

BIO FOR DEFENSE CONTRACT PROPOSALS

President of IPSG – Consultant

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Bakkalaureus der Kunste. International Angelegenheiten

( Bachelor’s of Arts) International Affairs, University of Rohrbach, Germany

LANGUAGES: Immersion language training in French, German, Cantonese, and Spanish.

Level IV-A Security Clearance – Current

Skill sets:

  • Computer proficient
  • Advanced parachutist
  • Underwater swimmer
  • SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Instructor
  • Private Pilot
  • CQB ( Close Quarters Battle ) Instructor
  • Counter-Terrorism Operations Instructor
  • International Dignitary Protection
  • Advanced Surveillance – Covert Operations Instructor
  • SERE (Survival-Escape-Resistance -&- Evasion) Instructor

Experience, Responsibilities, and Counter-Terrorism Management/Leadership Capabilities:

  • Top-tier executive with comprehensive experience in international
  • Counter-terrorism strategies, tactics, training, consulting and Field Operations management
  • Career -matriculated through field operations management positions of advancing responsibility in the US, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Management Experience:

  • An astute policy-level leader with a proven track record in conceiving and implementing complex business ventures, strategic planning, formulating goals, programming objectives, directing and coaching multi-disciplined expatriate and indigenous management teams.
  • A natural leader, positive change agent, consensus builder and problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to live and work in high-threat level venues.
  • Planned and pioneered start-up rapid growth global business.
  • Recruited and developed high performing expatriate and indigenous management team(s)
  • Directed in situ immersion counter-terrorism training programs in the US and overseas.
  • Negotiated/secured complex contracts with major public & private sector agencies under US DoS aegis.

Military Experience

  • US Air Force – Air Police – Service in CONUS and SE Asia
  • US Army – Military Police (CID ) Service in CONUS and Europe

US Army – Military Intelligence (MI) – Field Operations intelligence (FOI )

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

Jennifer Elswick, a professional preparedness and disaster worker and CERT teacher, discusses her passion for helping people become prepared––especially with food storage. Jennifer tells us how to help ourselves and others in need and also the why and how of using Thrive foods for long-term storage and every day as well!

Preparedness has been a driving force for Jennifer and her husband since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. She now helps others with networking and resourcing is every aspect of family preparedness. She realizes that supporting the prepping family keeps America alive and strong.

Jennifer and her husband and I have been personally working in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief for more than 20 years––since Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida. They felt in their hearts that they should help the victims, marshalled their own and other volunteered support, and that was the true start to their disaster relief mission.

Emergency Preparedness has always been a way of life for them––they hadn’t a name for it until that point in time, but they discovered their inner prepper and have continued to be  preppers since that event. They recognize that people need to have a little more of everything stored to get their family through such occurrences, and that weather-ret or ; they can happen at any time.

Ken and Jen have formed an amazing network––a prep family––that has brought us to where we are today.  It has been wonderful journey that has blessed them for more than 20 years.

They teach people how to affordably purchase long-term food storage and emergency items can be purchased affordably.

How to acquire Non-GMO, MSG-free and healthy food––including an organic line of items.
Using Thrive foods on a daily basis and saving money.  Stop wasting time, money and throwing food away.
Establish networking and preparedness with proper groups of people and create a preparedness community.

Contact: Jennifer Elswick / Thrive Life Independent Consultant

Email: ThriveWNC@gmail.com

Jennifer’s Thrive page: Thrive WNC.strivelife.com

Jennifer’s Facebook page: Facebook.com/WNCThriveFoods

Contact Jennifer: (828) 243-7877

Newsletter http://mad.ly/52ea44  / ThriveWNC@gmail.com
www.thrivewnc.shelfreliance.com/ThriveWNC

LinkedIn:    Jennifer Elswick – Asheville, NC
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/ThriveWNCFoods

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Sites Referenced in the Interview:

ThriveWNC.thrivelife.com

ZombieHunters.org

SouthernSavers.com

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Learning from Doctor Prepper™

Doctor Prepper™  has recorded over 680 preparedness  radio shows; but few have interviewed him….Now, almost 75 years old,  but with more energy than most people 1/3rd his age, James Talmage Stevens  AKA:  Doctor Prepper,  is an entrepreneur, author, publisher, radio show host and owner of the Preparedness Radio Network™.  He is also an all-around nice guy who is loved by his fans and is a wealth of knowledge  and encouragement to those of us trying to prepare our families to get back to basics.

Doctor Prepper’ s Making the Best of Basics-Family Preparedness Handbook– is now in its 29th printing. With over  800,000 copies sold, it is the best-selling preparedness book of all time.

The Preparedness Radio Network­™, with almost 5 million downloads,  is also the  #1 preparedness radio network,  where consumers looking for preparedness information spend more time,  than on ANY of the other top 50 preparedness websites.

Listen and learn lessons and preparedness tips from someone who has been an inspirational leader and educator in the preparedness field for over 25 years.

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Dale & Lisa Goodwin of SurvivalistPrepper.net

Dale and Lisa Goodwin are guests on the Doctor Prepper CPR Talk Show to discuss how they have created a website SurvivalistPrepper.net  and are dedicated in their effort to work on preparedness as a couple, totally supportive of each other. They have a farmstead on the eastern plains of Colorado and enjoy their preparedness lifestyle. Though not preparing specifically for an economic collapse or a grid-down event, they feel they want to be ready for any sort of personal doomsday that could arise by having the necessary equipment, such as a generator, emergency supplies and food storage.

Dale and Lisa are also writing other of books, and being a “team” helps because they can bounce ideas off each other and clarify their family objectives and efforts.

Their preparedness mindset has encouraged them to create a course for those initiating an interest in preparedness, and will be available in January 2014 on their website. They believe the right frame of mind is essential for anyone to live the preparedness lifestyle as opposed to trying to see it as just a passing fad.

They consider themselves fairly rational when it comes to preparing, and they are purchasing additional land because we want to build their home from the ground up and develop their property appropriately for their lifestyle. This is how they want to learn and practice some of the skills that can’t accomplish at their current home. They plan to start by building a cabin there and truly “live off the grid” as soon as possible

Visit their website and review the developing Survivalist Prepper Academy at Members.SurvivalistPrepper.net, a community for like-minded people to get together, learn and teach each other about a wide range of preparedness skills and ideas. There will be a free course soon, listing an abundance of information in one location for those beginning their involvement in preparing. They will also be adding more courses in the future.

 

Sprouting for Optimum Health with Connie Nielsen

Connie Nielsen, owner of LifeSprouts, located in Paradise UT (yes Toto, there is such a place!), explains how sprouting allows you to have fresh, healthy, wholesome, nutritious, and raw foods in your diet––and you can do it in a quart jar in your kitchen! No need to get dirt under your fingernails, you can grow your food conveniently on your countertop year-‘round.

LifeSprouts is also a resource for sprouting equipment, organic seeds, healthy seed mixes, and some of the best unprocessed honey you’ll ever taste! You can store enough veggies for years in your pantry!

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Walking the Talk of Self-Reliance

Robert Griswold, proprietor of Ready Made Resources in Eastern Tennessee, shared his preparedness philosophy and demonstrated that he and his family don’t just sell preparedness products, they live the preparedness lifestyle.

Bob, his wife Roxanne, and their son operate the largest preparedness, emergency and disaster products store and business east of the Mississippi River.  Bob wants all their customer to plan, prepare, and preserve––and Ready Made Resources has knowledgeable and friendly staff eager to answer any technical questions about their products, assist with customer service issues or develop a plan to help preserve your family during the uncertain future.

Ready Made Resources carries a complete line of affordable preparedness products––everything from hand-powered grain mills, well pumps and water filters to long-term food storage, camping supplies and cold-weather gear. Check out their website for more than 4,000 preparedness items in more than 300 product categories! You’ll discover for yourself why their preparedness selection is unsurpassed!

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A Visit with Doctor Prepper, James Talmage Stevens

Tony and guest Doctor Prepper A.K.A. James Talmage Stevens talk about the PreparednessRadioNetwork.com, which has thousands of self-reliance radio shows available for FREE download.  A companion website is PreparednessRadio.com which is a temporary site with many prepper radio shows available for download.  Presently, all of The Prepper Patch radio shows are fully listed and available for download on the PreparednessRadio.com website.  These are great sites for preppers to go and download radio shows that suit their interests when they have the time to do so.  Tony and James also discussed how they are co-promoting James’s book Making the Best of the Basics, the Family Preparedness Handbook at PrepperFest AZ Expo in March, 2014.  Attendees can present their ticket stubs at Doctor Preppers booth and receive up to $20 off of the cost of the $40 book.  James will also autograph his book at no extra charge.