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Tradecraft: The emergency two-way radio

(TFC) – A long-running debate was settled yesterday when a former Special Forces communication sergeant weighed in on what was needed in an emergency radio. The Fifth Column had our own list of requirements. It needed to be affordable, portable, have…

Tradecraft: How to properly store medicine

(DandB) – Being prepared for disasters means storing food, but it also means putting together a stockpile of medical supplies. While bandages and instruments may keep acceptably in a variety of environments, medications are another story. How medicines are stored can…

Tradecraft: Sulfa as a Survival Antibiotic

(DandB) – In survival settings, it’s reasonable to assume that you’ll be performing activities that aren’t part of your routine in normal times, like, say, chopping wood for fuel. When you’re doing chores to which you’re not accustomed, injuries can occur. Of…