AOL Defense is reporting that the U.S. military has begun testing using unmanned helicopter drones to drop MREs and other vital supplies to troops in the field. This is a very exciting development for the military as it provides an added safeguard for the troops. Using unmanned drones reduces the number of land-based convoys that the military has to deploy.

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The Augusta Free Press is reporting on a 9 week CERT course which will be offered in the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, and in Augusta County. The course will run on Thursday evenings at the Shenandoah Planning District Commission Office in Staunton from March 1st to May 3rd. The course will cover:

(B)asic skills in disaster preparedness, fire safety, first aid, terrorism awareness, disaster psychology, and search & rescue. ()

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MREs are put in a 100 degree F storage room to make sure they’ll hold up to extreme temperature. And there are many other tests. “We throw them out of airplanes at 2000 feet plus with a parachute,” explains ( Department of Defense combat director, Jerry ) Darsch. “We throw them out of helicopters at a hundred feet with no parachute.” ()

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The PrepperGroups.com website is a great site for Preppers all over the country. It allows you to connect with Preppers in your area, share prepping ideas with one another, and find a Preppers group near you.

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As we’ve mentioned in a previous post, National Geographic has begun airing their Doomsday Preppers series, highlighting the growing movement of people around the country taking emergency preparedness to a higher level. One of the Preppers National Geographic is profiling, Dennis Evers a retired police chief, discusses why he decided to take part in the series in a new post.

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