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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #138

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #138. Thank you for stopping by to spend some time with us. Are you recovered from your Thanksgiving holiday? Did you get to enjoy that special post-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich with dressings, cranberry sauce, a slice of cheese, and some mayo? Yum, yum. Good stuff. We got to spend five days with our two daughters, son-in-laws, and five grandchildren. By Sunday we needed a long nap.

Speaking of Sunday, I had to push my nap off because I was on the road traveling to Ocoee, TN and Chattanooga, TN to meet with one of our Patriot families and then join a larger group of Patriots for lunch and introduction to the newest HFS Preparedness Group/Node/Tribe to stand up. It was an honor to meet these fine Patriots and discuss the purpose of HFS and the goal and mission of regional preparedness teams. I'm really happy for the group leaders for the journey they have ventured the past two years and to now see a team develop is pretty amazing. Great job. I love getting out and meeting all our sister and brother Patriots around the southeastern US of A. This makes 12 teams in 11 months, so far. We may have two additional teams by the end of December. Great work and motivation. Developing teams and local preparedness training is important to get hands on training and development of skills.

The period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is my favorite time of year. Autumn is in full swing and the holidays are upon us. It is the season of giving back to help others in many different ways. If you are new and unaware, Hope for Survival is big on giving back to local communities. To reach out and help others who may need support of some type is important. . Sometimes a person may be down and simply need a helping hand and a smile to get back up. We have all been at this point sometime in life, right?

Since starting Hope for Survival less than three years ago, we committed to donating all proceeds from our HFS books, above printing cost, to a local food ministry in Kodak, TN. The first book was released in 2019, Hope for Survival Book - How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security Could Save Your Life and in 2021 I released a second book titled Hope for Survival - The Mindset. Through sales of both books in 2021, HFS was able to donate a total of $1,500 dollars to this growing need in the community and in reality across America. We donated $750 back in the spring and another $750 for the Christmas food drive that happened this past week. I was unable to attend, however Ms. Lucy made it over to support this monthly event. HFS has four Patriots who work this monthly ministry.

HFS Patriot Sister with HFS gift for annual Christmas food drive
Over 100 families received food support.
In addition to distributing food to those in need, Hope bags are also available.

Thank YOU to everyone who purchased HFS books in 2021.

Let us move along...

Hope for Survival now a Satellite Phone Affiliate - 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 – Rally #76 was conducted after a two week break for the Thanksgiving holiday. It was much needed so Festus and I could rest our brains. This week we discussed the Sunrise Movement, Bugging Out, and then a series of "what would you do" scenarios. We ended the rally with the regular "chatter that matters where participants can speak on any preparedness topic. Thanks to everyone who could attend.

Hope for Survival YouTube and Odysee Channels- I posted two videos to the HFS YouTube page in mid November for your viewing and enjoyment. The topics covered; building a threat matrix and communication and the INMARSAT II Satellite phone. Here is the link to the threat matrix video:, Here is the link to the INMARSAT phone II video link. HFS INMARSAT II Satellite phone - YouTube

The next podcast video will cover different types of affordable security alarms one can use to sound the alarm of a threat near your home. I hope to have it available on YouTube early next week to midweek. Hope you can find time to check them out.

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: Christmas is quickly getting to our door step. Do you have family members or friends who dabble with preparedness or someone you want to get started in preparedness? Then 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.

If you would like to buy multiple books of one type or both, email me to let me know and I will work out a special deal for you.

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