Category Archives: Operational Secrecy

Understanding the Uses of the Military Crest of a Hill or Ridge

We have probably all heard of not allowing ourselfs to be silhouetted against the sky when on a ridgeline or hilltop, while hunting or not wanting to be seen. In law enforcement whenever we did surveillance in the hills, we …

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Security From Electronic Monitoring, What to Look For

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Today many of us are on an electronic leash of some kind, most of the day.  The most common being the cell phone, but it can be computers or video cams or even land line phone.  This leash means that …

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Grey Man, Should you Be One?

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Yesterday I wrote about 12 rules you can use to preserve your operational secrecy or being a grey man.  Today I wanted to talk about whether or not you should be a grey man.  First, what is a grey man, …

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12 Rules to Maintain Operational Secrecy or Be a Grey Man

 

I have been given a lot of thought recently to the subject of opsec (operational secrecy) and have come up with a few guidelines to help you preserve yours.

  1. Keep your mouth shut, during my career in law enforcement;
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How Far Away Can You See a Candle at Night?

How far away can you see a candle at night?

We live in a world of light, almost anywhere in the United States you walk out the door in the middle of the night and you will see lights.  They are everywhere and as a result; we fail to fully …

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Operational Secrecy is an Important Subject for Preppers.

 

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Operational secrecy is something that most of us would like to achieve.  But in today’s world, it is much harder to obtain.  Of cause for me, because of writing this blog mine is long gone.  But I knew that …

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Google Earth Can Be a Great Prepping Tool

Google Earth is an interesting website that can help you with your prepping. It provides satellite views of just about anywhere on earth.  It is kind of like having your own satellite, but unfortunately, it is not in real time …

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Feds Monitor Credit Card Transactions 80% of the Time

 

Today I am going to go on a bit of a rant; first, we have the NSA, monitoring our internet and phone usage.  Now we find out that the feds monitor credit card transactions.  A new federal agency called …

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Meeting Other Preppers Can Be a Problem

I have recently been asked about meeting other preppers and what the problems are.  As you may have read in previous posts, I do attend meetings in this area.  Many of them have been organized as preparedness fairs or solar …

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A Car Safety Feature that Could get You Killed!

One of my cars has a so-called safety feature that concerns me.  As soon as you put it into gear, the lights automatically come on.  Now under normal circumstances this is not bad.  It definitely makes you safer during normal …

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