5 Resources that Every Military, Camping, and Survival Enthuesiast Needs to Know

Army and Navy Features

Learn about true stories of valor, the U.S. Army and Navy heritage, and stories of current life in the United States military. You can also find out more about the basics like how soldiers stay in shape, what their uniforms mean, and the hierarchy of rankings. Also, be sure to check out the Army and Navy YouTube channels for even more inside perspective.

U.S. Army Field Manual 3-05.70: Survival

For anyone who wants to know what soldiers do to survive in the wild, get the lessons straight from the source! Field Manuals are guides issued by the Army giving detailed procedures to their soldiers. Now available online, this specialized manual gives directions for how to stay alive under any condition.

Mykel Hawke

This former Captain in the U.S. Army Special Forces has put his military survivalist skills into the essential (and, at 630 pages, extremely thorough) Hawke’s Green Beret Survival Manual. Along with his journalist wife, Ruth England, Mykel has also starred in the Discovery Channel show Man, Woman, Wild and recently made an appearance on ABC’s The Bachelor to give some outdoor instructions to the contestants. Truly, a survivalist resource for everyone.

Military Times

An independent resource for anything and everything relating to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Stay up to date on the latest military news and current events, as well as articles about life during and after service.


Once you’ve got your gear, it’s time to hit the trails! Use this site or download their app to find all the best hiking and camping options in your area, connect with other adventurers, and share ratings and pictures of experiences on a given trail.

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