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Austere Medicine

Every Day Carry (EDC) Tourniquets: What …

Austere Medicine Collin

"Medical and trauma emergencies are the most likely crisis that you and your family will face in any emergency. If we look at the all the recent catastrophes faced by our great nation one thing stands out as the most experienced event; TRAUMA. It doesn't matter if it’s a chainsaw accident, tornado or a gunshot wound. Life happens and you need to have the right gear. "   A firearm is the first object that comes to mind when an EDC...

Austere Medicine

Discussion guide to Airways

Austere Medicine Jay P.

Anytime we talk about austere medicine, naturally airways come up, and for a variety of reasons. Just to catch up our audience we are going to cover a few basics, so everyone is on the same sheet of music. In this article we wont cover how and when to use a particular airway, but we rather discuss the intended use to hopefully clarify what item does what. Anytime we talk about austere medicine, naturally airways come up, and for a variety...

Austere Medicine

Knock-off medical supplies: Is saving yo…

Austere Medicine Collin

This warning fully understands that many who seek self sufficiency are not made of money and may be on a fixed income. It's always nice to get a deal on something by finding it online for cheaper, but when does the expression "You get what you pay for" come into play? When does quality become priority over price?  Medical Supplies should be that line in the sand. In  CATS eat RATS: Tourniquet Comparison Article we addressed the difference between tried...

Austere Medicine

When Do We Apply the TQ "High and T…

Austere Medicine Collin

      There is a lot of discussion on whether to place a tourniquet (TQ) "high and tight" on an arm or leg,  or place 2-3 inches above the wound, even if on the forearm or lower leg, sometimes called a  "double bone compartment. " There is also those who say a tourniquet can be on for 1 hour, or for 8+, so which is it?  The short answer is, it depends on the wound, who you are, and where...

The Training Desk

Prepper Basics

4 Reasons for Joining CAG

01 March, 2018 | Hits:4539

Why Join Crisis Application Group Crisis Application Group's message has always...

WMD/HazMat

FULL ARTICLE- North Korean Nuclear Attac…

19 February, 2018 | Hits:6802

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES A THREAT ANALYSIS  North Kore...

CAG Training

The Homesteading Tab

08 February, 2018 | Hits:1393

THE HOMESTEADING FUNCTIONAL AREA The Homesteading Functional Area is designed t...

CAG A-Teams

CAG "A"-Teams - 2018 Update

25 January, 2018 | Hits:5704

Emergency Detachment-Alphas, or "A" Teams The Core of CAGs competencies derived...

CAG Training

The Engineering Tab - 2018 Update

25 January, 2018 | Hits:1688

THE ENGINEERING FUNCTIONAL AREA The Engineering Functional Area is designed to ...

Communications

The Communications Tab - 2018 Update

24 January, 2018 | Hits:2913

THE COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTIONAL AREA The Communications Functional Area is design...