Survival Scout Tips
5 Things to Do Immediately after SHTF
The first few minutes and hours after a disaster are critical. What you do or don’t do immediately after will significantly affect your chances of survival. SHTF encompasses all sorts of scenarios – ranging from the power grid going down to an EMP and major earthquakes to a bombing. It’s...
15 Steps to Take Immediately after an EMP Event
What once was something we could only imagine is now something we need to prepare for. I’m talking about an EMP event. In 2011, Newt Gingrich raised the alarm about EMPs and how damaging one would be to the United States. Gingrich said, “This could be the kind of catastrophe...
Hidden Conversations Throughout History
It seems like every day we hear another story about someone talking in their home about a need they have and suddenly getting an “ad” on social media for a product that meets that need. Is Facebook listening? Is Alexa listening? Is the government listening? The answer is YES. It’s...
Lessons from A Christmas Carol for Survivalists
2022 has been a difficult year for many, and, rightfully so, many of us are feeling weary this Christmas. One of my favorite Christmas Carols is O Holy Night. Every year when I sing, “A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn,”...
Baking Survival Hacks
The past few years have taught us the importance of being self-sufficient in the kitchen. Should a natural disaster occur, supply chain disruptions continue, or should there be a run on food at the grocery store, knowing how to make baking substitutions will go a long way toward keeping your...
How to Prepare for and Survive a Nuclear Disaster
Many of our readers have never experienced the “duck and cover” drills of the 1950s that took place during the Cold War. Duck and cover was a public practice of hiding under something and people covering their faces so they could be protected against a nuclear attack. This past July,...
Survival Skills We Can Learn from the Pilgrims
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to give thanks to those brave men and women who came before us. We are all familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving, where the Pilgrims and the Native Americans shared a meal together to celebrate a successful harvest. But rarely...
Winter’s Must-Have Barter Item
What would you do if you couldn’t heat your home this winter? Unfortunately, that’s a reality many Americans may face. Electricity costs are soaring, and we’re all feeling it. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, August electricity bills jumped the most since 1981, gaining 15.8% from the same...
What Early American Small Towns Teach Us about Survival
“The small town once occupied a central place in American culture, society, and politics, but is largely a thing of the past.” - Historian Amy S. Greenberg As Americans, we pride ourselves on our independence. Here at My Patriot Supply, we strongly believe in the need to be self-reliant. But...
11 Ways Your Car Can Save Your Life
Cars are bug-out homes on wheels – if you know what you’re doing. There are far more ways to use your car other than escaping a dangerous situation, especially if you treat your vehicle as a survival kit on wheels. Here are 11 ways to survive should you find yourself...
10 Survival Skills to Practice While Camping This Summer
Summer 2022 is shaping up to be an expensive one. With inflation soaring, it’s no surprise that families are canceling trips to Disney World and, instead, heading back to nature. There couldn’t be a better time for it. The world is a mess – and it doesn’t look like things...
10 Items Even the Most Hardcore Preppers Are Missing in Their Bug-Out Bags
If you find yourself having to quickly escape your current environment, you need a bug-out bag. This is common knowledge. However, there are some very important items that even the most seasoned preppers tend to forget to pack in their bug-out bags – items that could mean the difference...
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