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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Combatting Cabin Fever, Donna Miller

Join Donna Miller, Hostess of Your Preparation Station, as she shares some of her insights on the winter storms that have recently battered the Southeast and how to combat Cabin Fever.

This show sponsored by PREPARE Magazine & Millers Grain House

Email Donna with ideas and suggestions at:  YourPreparationStation@gmail.com

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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Plan, Organize, Build Your Mutual Assistance Group, Charley Hogwood

Want to know how to create a prepper group- and do it successfully?

Just what is a MAG (Mutual Assistance Group) anyway? What should you consider before you seek out potential prepping friends and where should you start looking?  How do you talk to people without sounding crazy and without giving away any secrets?   How prepared should a candidate be before you consider them for your group? How many people should a group have?  What are some ideas to help the group work together better and reduce conflict?  Should a group have regular meetings, and if so, what should you do at a meeting? And, should your group accept money from members, in place of participation?

Find out all this and more on this Secrets of a Survivalist radio show.  This week we talk with Charley Hogwood, Author of the book:  MAGS- The People Part of Prepping – How to Plan, Build, And Organize a Mutual Assistance Group in a Survival Situation.

Charley has many years of experience in the military as a Reconnaissance Scout and Infantry Squad Leader where his job was to train and lead people of various skill levels and personalities in a multitude of missions in the field. Charley holds 35 FEMA certifications and a certificate in Emergency Management. He took his passion of preparedness to work by creating Personal Readiness Education Programs where he trains people in the ways of survival and preparedness.

Want to know how to create a prepper group- and do it successfully?

 

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Home Invasion: Staying Safe & Secure At Home

Join  Donna Miller, Host of Your Preparation Station as she visits with Charles Daugherty of Patriot Crime Defense.  Charles has some first-hand experience with fortifying his home (and the homes of other people) to protect from the number one crime in America: Home Invasion.  Charles shares his journey, his Faith and some great tips to help keep your home safe & secure.

A personal introduction from Charles:

“My goal in life is very simple; I want to honor God in my work, take care of my family, and help others succeed!

I am currently the owner of Patriot Crime Defense which is the DBA name for Red Fern Dynamics. Patriot Crime Defense specializes in home security from a prevention stand point. We have designed and have manufactured The Patriot Door Kit, which when installed will prevent your doors from being kicked in. This type of breach is the most common way a criminal gains access to your home. My former business partner and lifelong friend and I started working on this particular problem in 2009 right after we won the Annual Soin Award for Industrial Automation. We have designed and invented multiple tools and machines through the years, even before graduating from High School. So when we were confronted with this problem and challenge, we kicked it into gear (pun intended.) The end result 6 months later was the Patriot Door Kit formerly known as the Door Sentinel along with additional patents pending.

In addition to my engineering and design background, I am also an avid outdoorsman. I am a certified NRA Rifle and Pistol Instructor as well as a Range Safety Officer. I teach survival skills, I am a 4-H Forestry Coach, permaculture designer, BSA Scout Master, Civil Air Patrol Ground Team Leader, Sartech II Certified and even a Certified EMR. I believe that preparation, on all fronts, is not only prudent but providential.”

This show sponsored by PREPARE Magazine & Millers Grain House.

Email Donna with ideas and suggestions at:  YourPreparationStation@gmail.com

Potential Weapons for Biological Warfare, Invasive Species

Are they threats, especially in light of the bioterrorism or WMD threat to global food production?

Does this pose a threat of ecosystem destruction, the crashing of commodity markets, and eventual collapse of public health?

The answer to all of these questions is a resounding – YES!  But why don’t we hear more about this?

Listen as Donna Miller of Your Preparation Station brings as her guest *Professor Lawrence F. Roberge to discuss his findings, **the papers he has published on the findings and the reaction of many of the top ***government officials with whom he has shared his research and proposals.

This show is sponsored by Millers Grain House & PREPARE Magazine.

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*Professor Lawrence F. Roberge Ph.D.

  • Presently Associate Professor of Anatomy & Physiology at Labouré College in Massachusetts
  • Previously Assistant Professor for Goodwin College in Connecticut, where he build up the entire Science Dept. and curriculum for the new nursing program.
  • Awarded the CASE/Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year in2005.
  • Obtained his Ph.D. in Biology from Atlantic International University in 2012: Dissertation title: Invasive Species as a form of Biological Weapon.
  • Obtained his M.S. in Biomedical Science (Concentration in Physiology) in 1989 from University of Massachusetts Medical School (Worcester, MA).
  • Obtained two bachelor’s degrees (B.S. Zoology/minor Chemistry & B.S. Psychology) from University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1985.
  • Author of the Book:  The Cost of Abortion: An analysis of the social, economic and demographic effects of abortion in the United States, Four Winds Publishers, 1995.
  • Published work includes papers on neuroscience, reproductive issues, cloning, biological weapons, chemical weapons, and biodefense threats.

** Articles & Research:

***Government officials who have been given his findings:

  • Sam Pleasant, Director – Executive Office of the President
  • Richard DalBello, Assistant Director at Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Jeff Smith, Executive Office of the President — OSTP at The White House
  •  Becky Fried, Communications & Policy Analyst at The White House
  • Jeff Morgan, Director of Operations at White House Military Office
  • Laura Rosenberger, Senior Advisor to the Deputy National Security Advisor at National Security Staff
  • Zachary Mears, Director for Strategic Planning at National Security Council, The White House
  • Ryan Gillis, Director of Legislative Affairs at National Security Staff, The White House
  • Rolf Dietrich, Chief Knowledge Officer at Science and Technology Directorate at US Department of Homeland Security
  • Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation at White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

HOUSE- U.S. House of Representatives-(202) 224-3121

  • John Noonan-Speechwriter + Deputy Communications Director at House Armed Services Committee
  • Kimberly Willingham-Director of Communications at United States House of Representatives
  • Alex Gallo -Professional Staff Member at U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Services
  • Paul Arcangeli-Minority Staff Director at House Armed Services Committee
  • William Hawkins-Professional Staff at U.S. House of Representatives
  • Virginia Johnson-Chief of Staff at U.S. House of Representatives
  • Paul Anstine -Staff Director, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security at House Homeland Security Committee
  • Jocelyn Rivera Olivas-Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant at U.S. House of Representatives
  • Eric Heighberger -Subcommittee Staff Director at House Committee on Homeland Security

SENATE -United States Senate-(202) 224-3121

  • Stephen Vina-Deputy Chief Counsel for Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • Jon Rosenwasser -Budget Director at U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Jim Dolbow-Military Legislative Assistant at United States Senate
  • Bradley Bowman-National Security Advisor for Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) at United States Senate;
  • (202) 224-3324
  • Gabi Everett -Administrative Director for U.S. Senator John Cornyn at United States Senate; (202) 224-2934
  • Dan Lips-Director of Homeland Security (Minority) at US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Nominate Dr. Roberge to speak at a TED Conference

TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. On TED.com, we make the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free. Our mission: Spreading ideas.

To nominate Dr. Roberge:  http://www.ted.com/pages/prize_nominate

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Hypothermia with Doctor Bones and Nurse Amy

Cold enough for you? Learn how to recognize and treat hypothermia, what to do when a boat capsizes, or when someone falls through the ice, as well as other kinds of injuries that can occur from exposure to cold like frostbite and trench foot.

Listen to Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy who are  medical preparedness experts, with the  #1 amazon bestseller in survival skills- “The Survival Medicine Handbook”  and find out about preps and how to treat medical issues caused by extreme cold.

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

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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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Walking the Ancient Pathways with Tony Nester

Tony Nester, one of the Nation’s most prolific bushcraft and outdoor survival experts, discussed his wilderness skills company and how it provides information, classes, books, DVDs, and entire courses for the public.

Ancient Pathways is Tony Nester’s wilderness skills company specializing in desert survival and primitive technology. The company was conceived and established in 1989. Tony personally has more than 24 years’ experience teaching outdoor survival and guiding wilderness trips.

The focus of all Ancient Pathways courses is to provide hands-on training in practical survival skills and outdoor safety techniques, and emphasize direct experience with the valuable skills people need to take care of themselves––indeed, thrive––in the wilderness. Tony is also a long-time faculty member of the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park.

Tony has been a Survival Instructor and Outdoor Consultant for:

  • U.S. Military Special Operations Units
  • Private corporations
  • National Weather Service
  • National Transportation & Safety Board (NTSB)
  • Popular Mechanics
  • FAA
  • US Border Patrol
  • Maxim Magazine
  • Army Special Operations
  • US Air Force
  • Travel Channel’s
    Bizarre Foods Show
  • National Geographic
  • Outside Magazine
  • Reader’s Digest
  • FOX News
  • Ojibwa Indian Tribe
  • Backpacker Magazine

Tony has extensive experience working with the media and film industry and has provided survival training for actors Josh Brolin (Jonah Hex) and Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild) along with working with Andrew Zimmern, host of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods.

Tony has been featured in numerous media outlets including on NBC News, the Travel ChannelMaxim Magazine, the New York Times, and the Discovery Channel.

Endorsements from a well-known expert:

“We were safe with Nester.  A survival expert who knows the woods and desert intimately.”  (Jay Stowe, Executive Editor, Outside Magazine)

Tony was a special guest of  Andrew Zimmern on a segment of the Travel Channel’s popular show Bizarre Foods. Tony guided host Andrew Zimmern out for a wild foods trek in the desert.

 

In addition to extensive experience in wilderness survival, Tony has a BA in Anthropology and is an Emergency Medical Tech (EMT-B).

He is the author of numerous books on outdoor survival through Diamond Creek Press, and writes a popular monthly column for Outside Magazine.

Diamond Creek is Tony’s independently-owned publishing business in Flagstaff AZ, and has released the following Instructional DVD Series and books:

 

Tony Nester’s Practical
Urban Survival Series
Volumes 1 & 2

Diamond Creek Press is home to pragmatic, field-tested, how-to books on survival and self-reliance. An independently-owned publishing company based in Flagstaff AZ. Owner and author Tony Nester is a full-time survival instructor dedicated to providing reliable information and skills that really work while researching methods for survival and safety in both urban and wilderness settings.

 

When the Grid Goes Down
Disaster Preparations and Survival Gear
for Making Your Home Self-Reliant

A Survival Book by Tony Nester

Disasters come and go each year. It is through developing a self-reliant mindset, having essential survival gear and a handful of critical skills that you and your family will be able to prevail in an urban crisis.

Jammed with field-tested information from real-world applications, survival instructor Tony Nester covers how to prepare for both short-term survival ranging from 24-72 hours as well as long-term situations resulting from a grid-down emergency or pandemic.

 

The Modern Hunter-Gatherer

A Practical Guide to Living off the Land
A Survival Book by Tony Nester

This innovative book illustrates, with detailed photos, the essential methods for harvesting, preserving, and cooking small game, fish, edible plants, and how to reduce your dependence on “the system.”

Recapture the excitement of wandering on the land unencumbered while depending on nature’s resources and the skill in your hands.

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Surviving A Disaster
Evacuation Strategies and Emergency Kits for Staying Alive
A Disaster Survival Book by Tony Nester

 

The most effective means of surviving a disaster is to have the essential gear and plans in place beforehand and this comes only from developing a mindset of self-reliance.

This book takes you through the mental attitude, scenarios, planning, and gear for overcoming natural and man-made disasters where you are forced to evacuate your home.

 

Desert Survival
Tips, Tricks, & Skills
An Outdoor Survival Book by Tony Nester

Now Available on DVD

Few books on desert survival have ever contained such detailed examples of the fundamental skills necessary for traveling and hiking in the land of little water.

Containing over 30 photos and a wealth of field-expedient methods related to arid land survival, this book is an excellent outdoor guide for the first-time visitor or veteran desert explorer.

 

Practical Survival
Tips, Tricks, & Skills
An Outdoor Survival Book by Tony Nester

Filled with photos and field-expedient survival techniques, Practical Survival is the 1st in a series of how-to survival books that will show you the mental attitudes and outdoor wilderness skills necessary to handle an unexpected backcountry emergency.

“Practical Survival is presently being updated and will be out in an expanded edition soon.”

 

 

Bushcraft Tips & Tools
An eBook by Tony Nester

Recommendations for basic bushcraft gear and tips for increasing your competency in long-term wilderness living. Packed with practical advice taken from years of teaching field courses and experimentation on extended personal trips, this book covers strategies for enjoying the wilderness with your hands and a few simple tools.

Topics Include: Tarp and Bedroll Types, Bushcraft Blades, Axes and Saws, Firearms & Food Procurement Tools, Region-Specific Gear, Wilderness Ethics, Clothing Recommendations, Trail Food and Cooking Implements.

 

Bug-Out Gear for Travelers
An eBook by Tony Nester

Most people in the survival or preparedness community spend a great deal of time and expense to outfit themselves with quality bug-out gear for an urban crisis. All of that changes when you board a commercial flight for work or pleasure and the majority of the well-planned kit gets left behind due to travel restrictions.

This book covers the pertinent emergency gear every business traveler or vacationing family should carry to prevail during a disaster. It is specifically designed with current flight and railway restrictions in mind. If you are a traveler, consider preparing a stripped-down version of your bug-out bag with Tony’s suggestions in case you ever have to survive in a disaster-riddled city away from home.

 

 

Grand Canyon Survival:
Gear & Garb
An eBook by Tony Nester

The Grand Canyon region is one of the most visited wilderness areas in the world. Many hikers embarking on a day trip or overnight outing are unprepared for the triple-digit temperatures, elevation gains, lack of shade and desert conditions associated with the inner canyon.

Grand Canyon Survival Gear & Garb prepares the hiker for backcountry emergencies that they may find themselves in while venturing beyond the rim. The book explains water and electrolyte requirements, strategies for coping with intense heat, preparing physically before your trip, essential survival gear for both short and long-term canyon explorations and the essential garb every desert traveler should have. Also covered are sections on common survival myths related to obtaining water from cactus and solar stills along with a helpful Q & A chapter for first-time visitors to the Grand Canyon region, written in a straightforward style, enlivened with anecdotes from his own extensive experience as a guide at the Canyon, Tony offers a practical book for both day hiking and overnight backpacking trips.

 

A Vehicle Survival Kit
You Can Live With
An eBook by Tony Nester

The 7th volume in the Practical Survival Series presents field-tested gear and methods in case you break down in the wilds or on the highway. It provides an extensive look at the essential recovery, survival and emergency items that every traveler should carry.

Accompanied by real-world stories of survival taken from the author’s 23 years of teaching field courses, this experientially-based eBook covers the basic skills that can help you prevail during a roadside emergency.

 

Survival Gear You Can Live With
An eBook by Tony Nester

A quality survival kit is one of the critical keys in prevailing during a backcountry emergency. Survival instructor Tony Nester shares what essential gear to carry and how to design a tailor-made kit to fit your specific needs.

Drawing upon the past 23 years of teaching field courses, Nester provides a pragmatic look at the key elements that should go into a personal survival kit and the steps to help ensure that you don’t get lost in the first place.