Perception, A Suicide Bomber On A Train In Russia

Perception, A Suicide Bomber On A Train In Russia

In the depths of winter my wife and I found ourselves literally running through Moscow's Metro System to catch the Aero Express that would take us to Sheremetyevo Airport, and then home to Phoenix. We were running late, and all the crowds in the metro were not helping. If we missed this train, we would miss our flight and be out a couple thousand dollars. We finally made it to the station just in time to jump on and find a seat. Despite it being winter I was soaked in sweat and exhausted fro...

Lessons Of The Creed - Helping Others

Lessons Of The Creed - Helping Others

Live The Creed? You hear it a lot from us, and you see it written on every order we ship out. But what are we really talking about?When we reference the Creed we are talking about this one found on our website. It is the foundation for building the products that we do and is the guide to how we live our life. The Creed is not just a marketing scheme, we would build these kits for free if we didn't have families to feed. The terrorist bombings in Brussels highlight the reason we Live The Creed. 

Survival Series: Alone & Broken

Survival Series: Alone & Broken

Greg Hein 33, set out for a solo 4 day backpacking trip to bag Mt. Goddard in Kings Canyon National Park. Taking off on Thursday he let his dad know that he should be back by Monday. He had been hiking by himself for 15 years. The first part of the trip went smooth, he took a jump into Blaney Hot Springs and then summited Mt. Goddard, being only the 3rd person to sign the summit register that year. 

How To Use Chest Seals

How To Use Chest Seals

A lot of commercial trauma kits include a pair of chest seals, yet most people do not fully understand when, why, and how they should be used. As we include more advanced components like these in our Emergency Medical Kits we feel it is our duty to help educate our customers on the proper use of these products to help you and yours Get Home Alive. This article is not intended to replace actual training.

Tourniquet VS Direct Pressure

Tourniquet VS Direct Pressure

Tourniquet or Direct Pressure? How do you know which is the right choice when dealing with a traumatic injury? You will know that a tourniquet is needed to stop the blood flow if:-There is an amputation of a major limb.-The blood is bright red and spurting.-There is obvious massive blood loss.-If after applying direct pressure the bleeding does not stop.

What To Expect When You Call 911

What To Expect When You Call 911

We have all watched a television show or movie that involves a horrific injury. Be it a car crash, a GSW (gunshot wound), or a natural disaster, the scenes are pretty typical. Among the chaos, there are usually a handful of useless bystanders milling around, witnesses frozen with fear, and a few people that Live the Creed and take charge...