AR-15 Stolen from Police Cruiser in Ferguson, MO

AR-15 Stolen from Police Cruiser in Ferguson, MO

2200 Central:  Several minutes ago, our ACE team heard over the police channels that an AR-15 had been spotted behind a Meineke Car Care store.  A minute or two after that, police reported that an AR-15 had been stolen from an unattended police vehicle.  Before that, and since then, there […]

COIN: Seven Lines of Effort for Prepper Security

COIN: Seven Lines of Effort for Prepper Security

One threat that many preppers are likely to face post-SHTF is that of the criminal insurgent, or groups of criminals, gangs, mobs, and looters.  This criminal threat will manifest for a few reasons; namely out of the criminal’s need to survive, the availability of unprepared, soft targets, and the community’s […]

Appalachian Redoubt on the Forward Observer Podcast

Appalachian Redoubt on the Forward Observer Podcast

The NC Renegade, Dr. Dan, and Concerned American joined me to talk about the Appalachian Redoubt, being prepared, and building community.  Thank you for the support and for listening. Follow the link below or just click Play at the bottom of this post. https://readfomag.com/2014/11/fo-podcast-episode-008-appalachian-redoubt-the-mountain-way/ We’re pushing out a new podcast […]

URBAN CHARGER: APC in Ferguson – OSINT Study

URBAN CHARGER: APC in Ferguson – OSINT Study

Yesterday I came across this photo (below) of a likely M1117 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) reportedly taken in the vicinity of Ferguson, MO.  The photo was likely taken on 05 November 2014, and we can confirm that the photo was taken IVO Ferguson, MO. Now we look at the same […]

Operation URBAN CHARGER – Ferguson Riots

Operation URBAN CHARGER – Ferguson Riots

We’ll be spinning up the Virtual Analysis & Control Element (ACE) to battle track the potential Ferguson riots under the name Operation URBAN CHARGER.  If you’d like to sign on as a collector or analyst, get in touch with me on Unseen (Guerrillamerica) and request to be added to the […]


Flashpoint

Intelligence Requirements: Ebola

Intelligence Requirements: Ebola

A friend and I started talking about Ebola and intelligence requirements, so we have some intelligence requirements for everyone.  Let’s crowdsource some OSINT gathering.  I’ll give away a free course through the Culper Institute ($49-$99 value) and a Digital Subscription to Forward Observer Magazine ($24 value) to the Most Valuable […]

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III Percent

Local Stability in a “Dirty Civil War”

Local Stability in a “Dirty Civil War”

In the Fall issue of Forward Observer Magazine, I had the great opportunity to interview Matthew Bracken, a former Navy SEAL and prolific author (I know you’ve heard of him), about the future of conflict in America.  A potential scenario he talked about was the “dirty civil war”, where a […]

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Guerrilla Warfare

Nonattributional Warfare

Nonattributional Warfare

I just read an interesting article entitled, “Epic Landpower Fail,” in which the author, a US Army Major and strategy professor at West Point, makes the point that today all landpower is attributional.  What he means is that landpowers – armies – can be attributed to a specific country.  You […]

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Community Defense Framework

COIN: Seven Lines of Effort for Prepper Security

COIN: Seven Lines of Effort for Prepper Security

One threat that many preppers are likely to face post-SHTF is that of the criminal insurgent, or groups of criminals, gangs, mobs, and looters.  This criminal threat will manifest for a few reasons; namely out of the criminal’s need to survive, the availability of unprepared, soft targets, and the community’s […]

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Local Stability in a “Dirty Civil War”

Local Stability in a “Dirty Civil War”

In the Fall issue of Forward Observer Magazine, I had the great opportunity to interview Matthew Bracken, a former Navy SEAL and prolific author (I know you’ve heard of him), about the future of conflict in America.  A potential scenario he talked about was the “dirty civil war”, where a […]

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What We Can Learn from US Intelligence in Afghanistan

What We Can Learn from US Intelligence in Afghanistan

Here’s a list of updates. 1. All Fall issues of Forward Observer have been sent out.  We about 40 left, and then that’s it.  If you’d like to read it, you can order one here.  There are some great articles, including one about Francis Marion, aka the “Swamp Fox”, who […]

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BESTMAPS

BESTMAPS

(Admin Note: Sorry for the light posting.  Things are getting back to a regular schedule here at the Culper household.  I’m going to start transitioning to the weekly article over at Forward Observer.  This article will be posted at both places, but seriously, please consider supporting our efforts at Forward […]

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2015 Training Schedule

2015 Training Schedule

Hey, gang.  I’m working on my 2015 Training Schedule.  I have a few brand new courses added to the line up.  If you or your defense group is interested in learning how intelligence can aid in your security, then get in touch with me.  I’ll be available for one course […]

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Red Yellow Green Blue

Red Yellow Green Blue

Admin Note: Sorry for going so long without posting.  It’s full swing into deer season and I’ve been MIA here as a result. I’ve talked a bit about Red, Yellow, and Green villages in Afghanistan.  They were essentially classifications we assigned to villages as part of a Village Stability Operation […]

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SOS Webinar & Prepper Recon Podcast Interview

SOS Webinar & Prepper Recon Podcast Interview

Hey Gang – Here’s the last reminder that you can join us in a webinar to talk about Intelligence & Security for Preppers.  I’ll be giving a ~35-40 minute presentation, followed by about 20 minutes of Q&A.  This is your opportunity to ask me questions that you have about incorporating […]

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Free Intelligence Webinar – Tuesday, 07 October

Free Intelligence Webinar – Tuesday, 07 October

Hey Gang – I’ll be doing a free hour-long webinar on Intelligence on Tuesday, 06 October through Summer of Survival.  In this webinar, I’ll be stating the case that all preppers and patriots have the tools available to begin collecting and analyzing intelligence, and we’ll discuss some strategies on how […]

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STABLE PHANTOM (Ebola): Notes on Intelligence Analysis

STABLE PHANTOM (Ebola): Notes on Intelligence Analysis

(Admin: If you haven’t listened, check out our interview with Jim Rawles of Survival Blog/Patriots, on the Forward Observer Podcast.  New shows each Tuesday.) Well, I guess Ebola broke through to the States before we could push out an intelligence product.  Still, the involvement that we’ve had has been very […]

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Exercise STABLE PHANTOM (Ebola Outbreak)

Exercise STABLE PHANTOM (Ebola Outbreak)

Exercise STABLE PHANTOM is the name of our effort to come together as a community and practice intelligence collection and analysis with real-world implications.  I’ve been running this blog for a number of years trying to catch everyone up to speed on all the different components of intelligence collection and […]

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Forward Observer Podcast, Episode 001

Forward Observer Podcast, Episode 001

I just wanted to let everyone know that the very first Forward Observer Podcast is published.  Thank you for waiting and being patient.  We’ll be publishing a new show each Tuesday.  You can listen to it here.  Or you can subscribe on iTunes Podcast and listen to us on the […]

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