Brief Thoughts on Non-Tactical Group Sustainment


After last week’s article on sustainment training, I got a couple of queries from folks about how to incorporate non-tactical training aspects of community building into that framework. This is a valid question, since most “prepper groups” are just that—groups of random people with little or nothing in common except an interest in preparedness.

I have to admit however, that the question through me for a loop, because it really didn’t make sense to me. Our clan is not a preparedness group. We are a group of lifelong “fr-amily.” We refer, sans irony, to ourselves as family. We spend time together, not just at the holidays, but throughout the year. We gather weekly for recreation. We spend evenings with one another, in various numbers.

If we need a “team-building” exercise, something will come up. Someone needs help putting up their house (yours truly, year before last). Someone else, next month…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.