So if you and/or your family were captured as a hostage or kidnapped, would you know how to deal with it? Every situation is different and can be very fluid but here are some things to consider.
I’m not going to make this some kind of mini-SERE kind of post. This is just some basic information to get you thinking. I’ll have more on this topic later. It’s WAY too complicated to put into something that you’d want to read today. This is also, not precise doctrine. It’s been modified for some situations that you as a civilian are more likely to ever have to deal with in today’s world or if SHTF. There absolutely are instances where you should just sit tight and wait for rescue. This is not for those times. This is what you need to do if rescue is not coming. Every situation is different, so being held by a drug cartel from Mexico is different than being held by a violent faction of an opposing militant group. There are some similarities though. [Continue reading]