(This review first appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Forward Observer Magazine.)
When I think of body armor, I think of bullet stoppers (hopefully). I still remember being a young soldier receiving
I get asked quite often how tactics for Fourth Generation Warfare (“4GW”) differ from “traditional” tactics, and how to decide on which tactics apply in “4GW.” Most of the time
One threat that many preppers are likely to face post-SHTF is that of the criminal insurgent, or groups of criminals, gangs, mobs, and looters. This criminal threat will manifest for a few reasons
On today’s podcast, we speak with some residents of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina about being prepared and building community.
It should be no surprise to anyone, anywhere, by now, that combat is a physically and emotionally draining experience. Fat, out-of-shape people don’t do well in combat. Skinny, malnourished, half-dead
On Tuesday, we had “Sparks” (Signal Corps Blog) on the FO Podcast. Sparks took us through the steps of monitoring local
On this episode of Forward Observer Podcast, we speak with “Sparks” of the Signal Corps Blog (otherwise known as Sparks 31).
Tribes, and the bands that make up those tribes are—historically and prehistorically—composed of a physical and spiritual extension of the family. In European cultures this is referred to with some
This essay is based on a 2010 publication entitled, Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan.
“The graveyard of empires,” my section sergeant said, upon