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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #118

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #118. Thanks for stopping by to share your time with the Hope for Survival family. We don't spend a lot of time on politics because our mission is preparing individuals and families to achieve a preparedness level to be self-reliant. Besides, nothing I say about Washington D.C. really matters does it? I would rather invest my time and energy in you and the Patriots around you.

We had a great luncheon in Waynesville, NC last Friday with about 25 HFS Patriots gathering to break bread and bond together. It is always such an honor to be a part of these rallies and spend time with God fearing Constitutionalist. Thanks to everyone who attended.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS Thursday Zoom Rally #60 This Zoom rally covered building the Family Communication Plan, the ongoing culture war in South Africa, and discussion on some executive orders and how they could impact your life. We ended the zoom rally with the weekly chatter that matters session. HFS welcomed several new Patriots to the group. Thanks for your support and attending this weekly event.

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HFS Mobile Schedule:

July 15/16 - Cannon Memorial Baptist Church, Central S.C. - Rescheduled to January 2022

July 25 - Preparedness Training - Black Mountain, NC

August 27/28 - Monticello, KY

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Ding, Ding, Ding....Attention HFS readers..... Opinions shared in this newsletter are just that, opinions, and nothing more. Read at your own risk. The owner and author of this site is not responsible for hurt feelings or thin-skinned readers. I do my best to show restraint and respect to the best extent possible. I take as many precautions as possible and try to remain as nonpolitical as possible, however, there are times when I just can't help but point certain things out. Occasionally I use words only Patriots recognize and understand. It's not personal against any non-Patriot. It's just the truth. Sometimes we must pull up our spenders and suck it up. Just saying. Stay the course, read what you want, and avoid the rest. Avoid fear porn as much as possible and the day will be okay. When all else fails… Keep the faith and always have Hope.

Let’s move along and get to some thoughts...

Thoughts for the week

Over the past week or two several Patriots mentioned not being sure how to accomplish the Family Communication Plan. This plan is different from a Tactical Communication Plan. The Family Communication Plan is a plan that will be initiated when initial events kick off that requires a family, team, group, tribe or node to start their pre-planned steps to bring people together at a pre-determined location or rally point. This could be at a central home location or a pre-determined rally point. Regardless of location, steps must be in place to ensure everyone arrives to the pre-determined location as planned. You do not want your team members roaming about a region on routes that are not known to the plan or team. If someone has problems, gets lost, or is kidnapped and the team has no clue to their location.

When the plan is practiced regularly problems can be identified pre-event and resolved then vs when the incident is taking place. It could be to late at this point. If communication capabilities are lost and you have no method to communicate you want to have pre-determined routes and when possible, landmarks marked by the person in transit to allow anyone searching for the person to know the last location the person can be tracked. Marking a tree, a sign, a pole or post, in the vicinity so the searching party can locate it. In some cases a search team may not be possible initially.

Remember, not all disasters or events are SHTF type events. Natural disasters could occur while planning for a SHTF type event. Depending on the region you live, you could endure a major fire, ice storm, hurricane, flooding, snow storm and other type events.

Here are some steps to consider when accomplishing your plan:

• Things to identify before starting your plan. Remember, plan for natural, manmade, and technological disasters

• Persons the plan will apply (family, friends and/or neighbors)

• Out of town contact (this is your central point who everyone will contact to say they are okay)

• Meeting place: Neighborhood and Regional

• Home Security System Information: Company Name and Number, Code

• Key numbers: Family, out of town contact, locations family members may be

• If a member of the plan attends school, where is the school evacuation location

• Other important numbers/Info

• Police #

• Fire #

• Poison Control #

• Doctor(s) #

• Pediatrician #

• Dentist #

• Hospital #

• Pharmacy #

• Veterinarian #

• Kennel #

• Electric Company #

• Water Company #

• Gas Company #

Plan Basics

• With whom will you need to communicate?

• What method will you use to communicate with them?

• When will you communicate with them? How often?

• Who? Your immediate family and those in your group.