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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #134

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #134. Thank you for stopping by to share your time with us. We are moving towards the holiday season quickly. We are seeing cooler temps here in the Tennessee hills. The beautiful leaves are just past peak color and will likely be on the ground after the heavy frost this weekend. This season was beautiful indeed.

While autumn is my favorite season and I enjoy the change, I always think about the soon to come freezing temperatures which brings higher heating cost to many families. This years rising cost in America nears record highs and the impact on American families will be severe. Families will go hungry, cold, and without needed medicines because they can't afford it. I pray this is not the case for any of you. Many who prepare can hopefully redirect their finances to pay for heat and medicine and live off some of their stocked food. No human should go to sleep hungry or cold.

I want to give a shout out to our new HFS Patriot checking in from Perth, Australia. It is great to have you with us. We also welcome our readers in Los Angeles, Wala Wala, Eugene, Portland, and other west coast locations. If you have time, drop me a note and share your story.

Let us move along...

Hope for Survival now a Satellite Phone Affiliate - I am being told the satellite phone stock is dwindling fast. Hopefully a new shipment arrives soon. I can tell you many reasons why it is a great resource to have day to day. When a disaster strikes, I personally want every tool available to me for surviving and keeping my family and friends safe. It is that simple.

Owning a Satellite Phone offers a great communication advantage to a Family Communication Plan. Here is a link to more information on this topic. Hope for Survival - Satellite Phone Affiliate If you have decided you want a satellite phone already, go to the HFS website main page or blog page to find a box on the upper left and right sides. They are preloaded with the HFS Code. Check it out here as well :Blog | Survival ( If you have any questions please feel free to email me at These phones are available until they sell out. If you purchased a phone already or plan to do so, watch this short video as Justin walks you through some simple steps to assist you. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS Zoom Rally #74 was conducted with topics covering leadership, decision making, knowing yourself and family, and the "What would you do" segment. We then conducted our chatter that matters session. It was great spending time together for our weekly zoom rally. Thanks to those who attended.

Hope for Survival YouTube and Odysee Channels- I posted a new HFS video titled Tack Life Emergency Battery Charger video this week for your enjoyment. This video discusses the importance of having backup capability for your auto and other battery type components needed in your preparedness plans. New Patriots will find many other helpful videos on canning, food preparedness, security and defense in depth, firearm safety discussions, canning meat, and other important topics. Here is the link to the HFS YouTube page. (5) Hope For Survival - YouTube channel and the HFS channel on Odysee at Tack Life Emergency Power Pack (Jumper Cables, USB, Emergency Light) with multiple source plugs (

If you have not already, please consider subscribing to the HFS YouTube and HFS Odysee channels. We would appreciate 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 Training:

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

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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Odysee - Hope for Survival (

Rumble - HopeforSurvival (Platform established. Videos coming soon)

Connect and give me a shout. Share with family and friends.

Guest and Newcomers

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: The holidays are approaching quickly and now is a great time to order and receive copies of my two preparedness books. In the past HFS members purchase books for family members who may be in their early stages of preparedness. It is also a good time to purchase books because all proceeds off the books goes to a local charity to fund food for those in need. The number in need today is high and they will go higher going in to winter as many work seasonal jobs or others who are losing jobs because of no vaccination. HFS donates the largest amount to this cause during the holiday period to help ensure all families will have a good meal over Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. HFS is very appreciative to past purchases of my books to help support this growing need.

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

If you don't already, I would encourage you to subscribe and follow one or more YouTube medics and/or doctors to continue learning all you can on the medical side. If you live in an area where you could sign up to take training you should do so. As I tell a fellow Patriot friend he is golden. What do I mean? He is a doctor. Individuals with medical training skills, and degrees are going to be "golden" and highly sought after if/when things turn south. I tease him that he better make sure he drives around town and rips his name out of the local phonebooks. Some of you younger folks won't know what I am talking about. Ahh, the ease of the internet changed all of that phonebook stuff.

Recently during the HFS 2nd Annual Preparedness Rally in Waynesville, NC, a fellow HFS Patriot taught the ABC's of Trauma care. He was talking about treating the sucking chest wound. This is great information and we all can use training in this area. One of our HFS Sister Patriots sent this information and video to share with everyone on the same topic. This article and video is provided by Skinny Medic and if you have attended Heritage Life Skills or frequent YouTube on medical topics you have likely crossed Skinny Medic's videos. Thanks to our Patriot sister from SC for providing this information.

What's a Sucking Chest Wound?