Steve Hensley

Steve Hensley
Born and raised in Kentucky, Steve grew up deep in the mountains on a family farm. After college, Steve spent over 15 years working in public service and has experience in Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement. He has also worked with training and deploying search & rescue and service dogs for utilization in a variety of services. Steve is also a Scout Leader with the Boy Scouts of America, and works to teach preparedness to the next generation. Steve has worked with and taught firearms and self-defense in multiple venues, from tactical applications to long range shooting, and also has extensive training in first aid and wilderness first aid. An active prepper, Steve has devoted hundreds of hours to mastering and teaching skills and techniques for use in survival, homesteading, and general preparedness.

Red Beans and Rice Survival Recipe

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If there is any recipe that you need to know to make better use of your food stores, it’s Red Beans & Rice. This versatile and easy to cook dish tastes fantastic and is cheap, healthy, and easy. A southern staple, this meal can be made as a side dish, …

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Beef Stroganoff (Freezer Bag)

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Here is a Freezer Bag Cooking (FBC) recipe that is tried and true, and that I have personally made numerous times both on the trail and at home. This beef stroganoff recipe is very filling and makes use of some different flavors and ingredients than the more common FBC recipes. …

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Concealed Carry Insurance

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So you have decided that you are going to carry a concealed weapon for personal security, or to protect your family. You have determined that if needed, you are willing to take someone’s life to defend your own. Self-defense laws will protect you from going to jail if something terrible …

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Shed Hunting: How to Do It Like a Pro

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W hen you hear someone mention “Sheds,” they are likely referring to the dropped, or shed, antlers of deer and other antlered animals that are lost each year following mating season. The hard bone-like material of the antlers keeps them from breaking down in the wild. Once the spring thaw …

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The Ultimate Review of the Lifestraw

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Water is the most critical resource for humans. You can survive 30 days without food, but you won’t make it 3 days without water. While water is exceptionally abundant on our planet, only a small portion is safe to drink due to the majority of the water containing substances or …

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The Basics of Small Game Hunting

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Small game hunting is a long-standing tradition in a lot of states in the US and other countries, and has been an integral part of societies for hundreds of years. Abundant and often more accessible to hunt than their larger counterparts, small game such as squirrel and rabbits are an …

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

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Fire extinguishers are used across the globe on a daily basis to put out fires and save structures from destruction. Since the first extinguisher was patented in England in 1723, extinguishers have allowed bystanders to stop fires before they could get out of control. There have been many different designs, …

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Prepping as a Diabetic

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There are many ways to store and prepare food, many of which are cheap and easy. However there are so many different things to try and prepare for and what seems like an endless list of variables to contend with. However, some people have special circumstances that makes proper preparation …

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