Scenes from the Recon and Surveillance Course

Interested in training? Check the Training Calendar. There is another open enrollment Recon Course coming up in October. 

Advertisements

Practical, Tactical: Training Questions from a Reader

I got these questions from a reader based on the last couple of posts and its questions many have but don't quite understand. There's a lot of different reasons people begin to focus on communications, but when you boil it down, its one of two real necessities: either networking your group over an area, or, …

Continue reading Practical, Tactical: Training Questions from a Reader

Recon & Surveillance Course Review by Johnny Mac

The following review comes by way of Johnny Mac and was posted at his forum, Unchained Preppers. Check em out, great folks and a no-BS forum. What: This AAR (After Action Review) is to briefly outline my attendance of the Recon & Surveillance two-day class facilitated by NCScout blog owner of Brushbeater.com. Who: Facilitator NCScout …

Continue reading Recon & Surveillance Course Review by Johnny Mac

First Line Course: Primitive Tools and Weapons

On the second day of class we cover improvised weapons and tools, including hands on with flint knapping, primitive archery from bows we make from locally grown Osage and deer sinew, Atlatls, fishing kit made from sinew and bone,  while getting hands on with it in ways you might not otherwise.   One Mind, Any …

Continue reading First Line Course: Primitive Tools and Weapons

New Fall Course Added: Basic Human Tracking

I'm excited to add a new class to the course schedule for the Fall- Basic Man Tracking on 7-8 September 2019. The class will be instructed by Holy Serf, a retired LEO, 82nd Airborne Combat Engineer and Medic, Wilderness First Responder and EMT, and having run this same course to professional law enforcement and search …

Continue reading New Fall Course Added: Basic Human Tracking

From A Reader: Spot-On Observations

One of the best things about running this blog, without a doubt, has been the interaction I've had with so many good folks. Communications are that area that makes or breaks a unit at the tactical level and unfortunately, those same tactical communications have been the most misunderstood or neglected area of knowledge in the …

Continue reading From A Reader: Spot-On Observations

Signals Intelligence and Radio Recon: Student Reviews

Over the last weekend we conducted my Signals Intelligence course, which is designed to be a ground level approach to practical monitoring and intelligence gathering but also recognizing the very real threat of unconventional electronic warfare. It's very much the other side of the coin from what's taught in the RTO Course. This class is …

Continue reading Signals Intelligence and Radio Recon: Student Reviews

RTO Course Review From Some Tennessee Volunteers

This one is from an open enrollment course a couple of months back. Been running behind on a number of tasks- a lot of irons in the fire. That said however, time is getting short and there's a logical conclusion to the uptick in belligerence we see from all angles. Use your time wisely.  ********** …

Continue reading RTO Course Review From Some Tennessee Volunteers

Scenes from the Recon and Surveillance Team Course

The Recon and Surveillance Team (R & S) course is designed to train civilians in the basic tasks of small unit tactics from the perspective of both a hunter and an observer. Rather than wasting time, money and ammo on modified close quarters battle techniques or even worse, mirroring conventional Infantry, this class teaches a …

Continue reading Scenes from the Recon and Surveillance Team Course