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Navy Skills for Life – Land Survival Training – Water Purification

Navy Skills for Life – Land Survival Training – Water Purification

Let’s talk about water. Water is something you cannot live without. When you’re out in the wilderness, any surface water that you can find you have to consider that as a water source but you cannot just go drinking surface water. All surface water must be purified. And there’s three techniques that you could use. …

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Navy Skills for Life – Land Survival Training – Fire Building

We’re going to get ourselves a little fire built. The type of fire I’m going to build is an A-frame fire. I prefer an A-frame. This type of fire will burn down to coals very quickly. One important thing is to get our tinder bundle in the middle. Now, tinder is the easiest part of …

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Navy Skills for Life – Water Survival Training – Clothing Inflation

Navy Skills for Life – Water Survival Training – Clothing Inflation

I’m HM1 Richard O’Dell, search-and-rescue medical technician at Naval Survival Training Institute Pensacola. And this is Petty Officer Trejo. Trejo is performing drown proof which he’s going to lead into the floatation of his trousers. So, before we begin, it’s very important that you see on land the knot that must tied on the pant …