Why I Choose the SOFTT-W Tourniquet over the CAT

Ankle Medical kit. Warrior Poet Society

A few weeks ago, we posted an article about the hazards of buying fake tourniquets from places like Amazon. In the article, I mentioned that I often carry the SOFTT-W tourniquet instead of the more commonly encountered CAT tourniquet. I also promised I’d explain why in a future article. Well, here we are. The Combat…

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Protect Your Mental Health

Mental health is an important part of being a protector

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.- Proverbs 4:23 If you’ve been around church any length of time, you’ve probably heard that verse in a message. Today, if you’ll permit me, I’d like to put a finer point on it as it pertains to us as protectors. Although I’m…

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The Protector Mindset in the Face of Tragedy

Protector mindset active shooter response

Like others with the Protector Mindset, I watch the tragic events at places like Uvalde, Parkland or Sutherland Spring. For someone who does what I do in the church and tactical worlds, events like these must be studied. We immerse ourselves in news accounts, trying to learn what lessons can be learned to help us…

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