Responding to an active threat (shooter) will vary based upon the attention of the threat, your readiness, and your carry status (whether or not you have a firearm and if it's open or concealed carried). In the event a threat is actively engaging targets, you must take action. RUN, HIDE, FIGHT. There are endless scenarios and possible outcomes but in this "react to contact" drill we'll highlight the 4 best courses of action (COAs) for the below scenario. Keep in mind this is a generalized threat response and it can be applied to multiple scenarios.
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First let’s give a reminder on the Cooper’s Color Code. It all relat...
Charging your phone in public makes you vulnerable to Juice Jacking, the transfer of data where your PII, credit card info, and passwords can be stolen; or you can be infected with malware.
If you plan on charging your device from a public USB port or computer then you need to block the data transfer. The other option is to carry the large AC adaptor but if you're like me, you like to EDC light or you may forget the AC adaptor. You need to get a condom, a digital cond...
Whether you’re taking a break from society for a month or for an indefinite time, going off the grid for an extended period of time requires thorough planning and preparation.
There can be several reasons as to why someone may want to stay away from civilization. But whatever reason it may be, the things you will need to survive out there on your own are pretty much the same.
Being gray is simply the act of not standing out in any discernable way to avoid drawing attention to yourself. You can think of it as camouflaging yourself, just not always in the literal sense.
The question is, "Can or should you be gray 24/7"?
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