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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #122

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #122. We appreciate you stopping by to share your time with the Hope for Survival family. Ms. Lucy and I had a great week of vacationing with family last week and I am excited to be back in the seat again. Wilson certainly was glad to see us get home. We asked him to watch over our home while we vacationed. He told me nothing happened but he noticed we have lots of nuts hanging around. I do prefer some mountain time but I did enjoy time at the beach. Just a personal choice. But it is awesome to see the world and God's creations through an open mind. I think it allows us to access more of what He wishes us to see.

This week's PENL is loaded and I focus on a critical topic we all need to keep active some place in our mind. No, no, no, it's not about Friday the 13th. It is a topic no one should take for granted. It is real and I can tell you that no one ever wants to deal with it, period. I have personally experienced it and I have witnessed it around the world. I'm not approaching this topic because it will scare or put fear in you. It is important and we all should be educated, plan for it, and hope to survive it. I hope the information will help you in some way.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS conducted zoom rally #63 with a special guest from San Antonio, TX to speak on a topic we all have interest. Retirement and our 401K. That's right. The brief was titled 401K Survival. Good stuff. We also covered part 1 of a two part video on the threat of EMPs, preparing for them, and more. We also covered the monthly threat matrix for August, to include current drought and tropical storm threats to the nation. We ended our weekly rally with chatter that matters. Thanks to everyone who attended and supported the event. Next week's Zoom rally guest will be Alabama 5th District Congressional Candidate and retired Army Colonel Casey Wardynski.

Hope for Survival YouTube - Thank you, thank you. Going in to last weeks PENL we needed a single subscriber to get us over the 100 subscribers hurdle. Four folks signed up and we are now over the hump. A shout out to our North GA Patriots who subscribed as the No 100 and No 101. Thanks for the support and welcome to the new HFS YouTubers. We are happy to have you. If you haven't already subscribed to the page, please consider doing so. This informs you when HFS post a new video. Spend some time going through the videos.

You will find many helpful videos on canning, food preparedness, security and defense in depth, firearm safety discussions, canning meat, and other important topics. Thanks for your consideration. Because I still work a full time day job, time is limited and I have not been able to set up a routine schedule for recording and posting videos yet. Thanks for hanging with me. Share the link with family and friends. Thanks to everyone who subscribed in the past week few weeks.

HFS Mobile Schedule:

Aug 15 - Crossville, TN

Aug 17 - Frank/Dill Group Training Session - Clayton, GA

Aug 22 - Preparedness Training - Black Mountain, NC

August 27/28 - Monticello, KY - 2nd Annual Preparedness Training Day

Jan 2022 - Cannon Memorial Baptist Church, Central S.C.

If you would like HFS to come to your community to conduct training classes or speak on the important of preparedness feel free to contact me.

The 2nd Annual Preparedness Training Day Monticello, KY on August 27th and 28th will include a Friday evening meal with a Q and A session and Saturday will be a full day of training and opportunities to get better prepared and also participate in the Hope for Survival Preparedness Challenge Event.

This will be the first time the Preparedness Challenge will be conducted and the host of this event accepted the challenge and is reaching out to fellow preparers to participate in this three to four hour interactive training class where teams will build all preparedness plans for the given situation. Participants will take part as groups in urban, suburban, and rural settings. For more information email me at

Communications: You can now follow HFS social media on the following outlets:

Facebook – Hope for Survival

YouTube Channel – Hope for Survival

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If you are a guest or newcomer to the HFS journey, please check out this link for additional

information offered through HFS.

Hope for Survival books: You can obtain information on the two HFS books at this link: Survival, Preparedness, Disaster Management for individuals or family (

Hope for Survival - How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security Could Save Your Life (Book 1)

Hope for Survival - The Mindset (Book 2)

We must make this brief public announcement to protect the innocent.

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

One of the greatest joys of being a part of Hope for Survival is when Ms. Lucy and I get to take road trips out and catch up to HFS members. We get to do this locally while at our home base and also when out traveling. Over the past week we got to catch up with several HFS members.

When departing Myrtle Beach last weekend we redirected our route home a bit to catch up to two of our HFS original members. It was a joy to break bread and spend a few hours together talking about the area, preparedness, and specific preparedness regarding the family we met for lunch. It was truly our honor to spend time together. Thank you for taking time out to visit with us to discuss your preparedness projects and things you enjoy doing as part of your preparedness steps. We even had a great discussion about toilet paper and specific types and quantities. Thanks for lunch and your support to HFS.