Nuclear Survival Kit – Preparing for the Worst

nuclear survival kit

I don’t want to get into the politics of whether a nuclear war will happen.  However, in case it does happen, everyone should be prepared – which is why everyone should have a nuclear survival kit at home.

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SHTF –Somalia Hit The Fan

US Marines in Somalia

Today we have something a little different – Rob Casey, owner of Black Tusk Survival, talks us through his time in Somalia and describes what it was like to be in the middle of a real SHTF situation. What on earth is the putrid stench? After landing at Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, the doors … Read more

How $10 of Supplies Saved My Life during the War: A Survivor’s Story

Today I sat down with my friend Amila to talk about her story growing up during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia.  Amila and her family of 3 lived in Sarajevo for the entire siege. She was 13 when the war broke out. I’ll ask her to share her experience and insights to help others who might find themselves in a similar situation.

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Is the Nuclear Disaster Threat Really Over?

nuclear threat

A lot of people reading this probably grew up during the Cold War era where bunkers,  gas masks, and bomb drills were part of everyday life. 

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8 Things You Only Know After You’ve Lived in a War Zone

We hear a lot of stories about soldiers who have gone through combat and everything they have learned. But what about all of the civilians? They didn’t get any physical and mental training for warfare. It is these civilians which suffer the brunt of the war as they just try to go on with their daily lives, trying to find food and water, stay clean… Here are what civilians who have survived wars – like the recent ones in Bosnia, Ukraine, and Sierra Leone — have learned from living in a war zone.

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