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What You Should Look For in Body Armor

Whatever you choose to focus on, it is worth considering exactly how you can keep yourself safe. While the situation will change, body armor is an easily accessible product that has a number of surprising benefits.

Body Armor and Survival Tactics: Survive an Ambush

An important part of survival is defense. This goes without saying, yet many do not realize to what extent protection is available. Body armor...

Body Armor Giveaway!

I just couldn't wait to get to a new contest even though we just wrapped up the very successful Bug Out Bag giveaway from...

10 Reasons a Civilian Should Consider Buying Body Armor

Have you ever considered purchasing a bulletproof vest or body armor? Do you think that something like this is only reserved for our military...

Stealth Body Armor Review – Safeguard ARMOR

A couple of weeks back I was contacted by SafeGuard ARMOR asking me if I would like to review one of their bulletproof vests. Not...

Body Shields for Home Defense

A few weeks ago I posted an article on items in our mail and among the items was the Hardcore Alpha Shield. Being a...

There’s Nothing More Dangerous than an Unstoppable, Well-Armored Shooter

This week Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose announced legislation that would block civilians from purchasing “military-grade” body armor. Blocking this access will keep people...

Redwire Convertible Rifle Sling

The Prepper Journal is proud to offer the Redwire Gear Convertible rifle sling, specifically designed based on end-user experience to meet the needs of a...

Gun Buying Considerations Guide

First off, I want to acknowledge that there is no one right gun – not for everyone and not for every task. Firearms diversified...

Storage Facilities: One Good Urban Commuter or Apartment Dweller’s Prep Option

Editors Note: An article from Konrad Vinson to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Is Anything Bulletproof?

One of our candidates for the most misused term in the English language - bulletproof. Throwing the ridiculous extremes aside (i.e., a 20' thick...

Mail Call

I have to say that getting the mail, the old fashion snail-mail at The Prepper Journal is always interesting. Needless to say I receive...

Something Every Prepper Should Consider

I went back through the TPJ archives and found a number of articles on bullet-proof body armor. Bullet PROOF armor is in the same...

Firearms Training for Survival

It is considered axiomatic that "a gun (or three) is a key factor in a survival situation".  And there is some basis to this...

Mechanical Gun Safes – Bedside Pistol Safe

I imagine myself in a scenario where I’m woken up by a bump in the night. Likely taking place in the wee hours of the morning.

Being Honest with Yourself: A Prepping Reality Check

I have compiled a selected few topics I think people should reevaluate in their lives and make and give yourself a prepping reality check.

Countering Snipers

Understanding a little about snipers and methods used in countering snipers is an essential part of your operational planning and preparations.

Dealing with Gunshot Wounds in SHTF

Rather than focusing on building a fortress to defend your supplies it is safer to build a home you can walk away from without compromising your supplies or getting on the wrong end of a gunshot wound.

Defensive Shooting to Stay Alive!

The subjects that should be included in your tactical training are defensive shooting both left and right-handed, drawing from concealed carry, using different fire positions and use of cover.

Shotguns – the Firearm Do-Alls

We hear about how shotguns are the do-all when it comes to hunting and self-defense. What we don’t always hear is how to best choose one or that to make them a do-all, we need to know what to feed them.

Bug out Bags and Survival Vests

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. For those of you who don't remember, Mike won...

What I Learned from Baghdad to Chicago (and All Points in Between)

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Kilo 11. If you have information for Preppers that you would...

Weapons and Threats Preppers Will Face

Body armor can protect you against a multitude of threats preppers will face, and is well-known for its versatility. Vests are increasingly accessible, and...

Big Savings on Prepping Supplies Today

Prime Day is a one-day shopping event on Amazon that takes place today -July 15, 2015, and they are advertising "more deals than Black...

A Look at Bullet Proof Vest Protection for Survivalists

Why do you need protection? If you're going to prepare for the worst case scenario, a bullet proof vest needs to be part of your...

How Prepared Are You?

The Prepping Community’s most active discussion revolves around preparing for disasters. Not that disasters or zombies are our only focus. The broader topic of...

How can Bulletproof Vests Help Preppers Stay Protected this Winter?

"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.”...

Selecting the Right Holster for the Job

This post might get some push-back from my military service friends but I welcome the comments. I have been meaning to write about various...

What Should a Serious Prepper Wear?

The need for body armor is one that has seen increasing popularity amongst preppers. With the majority of situations that require beforehand preparation, the...

Equipping Your Children to Survive

Every parent wants the best for our children but even if your kids don’t have a career as a high paid athlete, find fortune...