Chance favors the prepared!

James L

A former outdoor survival instructor, James currently works as a police officer in a suburb of Oklahoma City. James has over 20 years experience in law enforcement, and is also a certified police trainer.

An Introduction

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Me and the Loyal Companion

For my first article, I thought I would tell you a little about myself, and the purpose of this new prepper site.

A former outdoor survival instructor, I currently work as a police officer in a suburb of Oklahoma City.

I found myself beginning to prep just a few years ago. I fought the term “Prepper” for a long time, as I believed the media had given it a negative connotation. Instead, I was “being prepared for unforeseen events”. But let’s be honest, I was merely arguing semantics.

I’m still not crazy about the term. But it is what it is.

Although I started just a few years ago, I have a long history of being outdoors and developing survival skills. It started in my teens, as I was a Boy Scout. I loved it, and made the rank of Eagle Scout at age 16. I camped every summer, including a 2 week stay in Scout Camp at Philmont, NM.

In my late teens, I attended a 3 month outdoor survival school, where I eventually became an instructor. I taught others primitive living skills such as land navigation, primitive fire making (bow drill), how to locate and secure water, how to make rudimentary shelters, and other survival skills.
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