Category Archives: Preparedness

May 14, 2016 – Prepper Festival – New Castle Virginia

A great time every year. The VRR Will be presenting a seminar on “Mutual Assistance Groups: Building Your tribe” The Prepper Festival is sponsored by the Craig County Business Association and is held on Downtown Main Street in New Castle, Virginia. Past Prepper Festivals have had as many as 4000-5000 attendees and received rave… Read More »

Welfare Zombie Preppers

We have a lot of freeloaders in our society. It seems more every day. Sadly there are many in the prepping community that want to have all the benefits of preparedness and none of the work it takes to prepare. They want someone else to do the work for them. And this boggles the mind.… Read More »

How To Store Food

Need to know how to store food? Ebay Store I’ve used: East Coast Food Storage

Max Velocity on Threat Training

Two Tactical Worlds from Max V: I recently posted about ‘Normalcy Bias‘ and put a copy of the post up on the MVT Forum. As usual, Diz hit the nail on the head with a comment: I’ve been thinking about this all morning. I really think you need to make the distinction between “conventional” crime or… Read More »

April 18, 2015 – Preparedness Festival New Castle, VA

Join us others from around Virginia and learn about preparedness. We will have a representative of the VRR teaching 2 workshops at the festival in the outdoor presentation tent. Basics of Community Preparedness Mutual Assistance Groups There will be lots of others teaching on various topics. It’s going to be even better than last year.… Read More »

Advice For Ticks

Doctor’s advice for springtime As our weather finally warms, ticks will reappear in increasing numbers. During the last 15 months of my rheumatology practice (September 2013 through December 2014), more than 200 patients were checked for tick-related diseases. I had 147 patients who had positive blood tests for alpha gal tick disease that has been… Read More »