medical

Equipment Recommendations

We are often asked for our recommendations on carry gear and accessories - below is a current list of what we consider serviceable for serious purposes, as of 4/19/19 We make nothing from any of these brands, nor do we “endorse” products. Our opinions can, and do change, on a regular basis, and what we [...]

Mass Casualty Response – Beyond Las Vegas

"Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age" - Colin Powell On August 3rd, 2017, two Fortress Staff Instructors and myself attended a seminar titled Preparedness for, and Response to, Urban Mass-Casualty Incidents, presented by IDF Reserve Colonel, Professor Isaac Ashkenazi, MD. [Click the link and check out his credentials.] For two hours the [...]

Requesting Medical Attention After a Defensive Shooting

"Self-preservation is the first law of nature" - Samuel Butler For decades there has been controversy in the defense community with regard to the notion of asking for medical aid when one is involved in a shooting. In the category of 'Defensive gun use wives tails' there has been everything from "fake a heart attack" [...]

French Attack: Medical Lessons

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay Recent terrorist attacks in France resulted in 129 dead and 352 wounded. As of today it’s being reported that 45 of the victims are still in intensive care. Emergency management personnel across the US are routinely brainstorming scenarios in an attempt [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:24+00:00November 20th, 2015|Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes, Medical|0 Comments

Paris Gun Battle Lessons

"It is not a question of containing but of destroying this organization. Without a respite, without a truce." - French President Francois Hollande The French State Prosecutor just confirmed that over 5000 rounds were fired between the police and the terrorists during this mornings SEVEN HOUR gun battle in France. 5000-rounds. To our LE friends, [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:24+00:00November 18th, 2015|Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes, Liberty, police|0 Comments