What a Green Beret told me about SHTF

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  • Master Sergeant
    Master Sergeant Месяц назад +85

    Great video. Appreciate your hard work. It shows.

    • William Lacombe
      William Lacombe 13 дней назад +2

      I knew what his advice was going to be before you said it.fear is absolutely paralyzing.i know I've been so scared all I could do was tremble.cerainly could not have even moved to even raise a weapon and pulled the trigger. That's why I think I saw in a movie somewhere one soldier said to another soldier (actors) what are you kidding me were all ready dead .and that's when I realised how any!!! person!!!could do something like a frontal assault in the face of machine gun fire at Normandy. To this day I don't know if I could do anything other than lay on a beach shaking uncontrollably praying to God I live through it .but that know ledge at least I think gave me the ability to accept death and calm myself enuff to fight.i have many questions for u

    • Survival prepping for normal people
      Survival prepping for normal people  Месяц назад +5

      +Brand B you're welcome and you're worth it

    • Brand B
      Brand B Месяц назад +5

      Thank you both for your service.

    • Survival prepping for normal people
      Survival prepping for normal people  Месяц назад +7

      Thank you for watching and your encouragement. Thank you for your service and your time. I left an E4 when the Army still had Corporals. I hear they are all specialists now a days. I left the Army but it never left me. I use skills every day that I learned back then.

  • Soario7
    Soario7 19 часов назад

    Although this video can be shortened, when he finally gets to the point i knew this was the video that every person who is "prepping" needs to see. Tis true. If you do survive, you will eventually have to run and eventually will die. The thing that everyone seems to keep overlooking when it comes to "prepping" is the cause. Do you even know what it is your prepping for?!?
    Is it an invasion from a foreign nation that knocks out our electrical grid? Then yeah, maybe just maybe storing food, water and guns MIGHT help.
    Is it a compounding wave of natural disasters that are seemingly impossible?! 20ft blizzards in places where it never snows. Tornadoes in places that never get them. Earthquakes in places that never get them. Volcanoes erupting where they never do. All of these happening simultaneously... What do you do when the ground opens up and swallows all of your supplies and your little community youve built? What happens when a tornado blows through a nuclear power station 50 miles away and there is a meltdown that flings radioactive dust everywhere including in your direction?!
    Is it from some space anomoly, like a giant meteor impacting earth or a freak spike solar flare longer than anything ever expected or known before?!? Something like this instantly taking the world's population from 7.4 billion to just under 2 billion in 1 DAY!!!

  • Laure Schindler
    Laure Schindler 19 часов назад

    Kudo. Death is always at an operaters left shoulder and his team mates at his right.

  • Don White
    Don White 21 час назад +1

    Benjamin Franklin once said, "familiarity breeds contempt", so true. I learned that one the hard way.

  • Boone Dog
    Boone Dog 23 часа назад

    Great adice!

  • QuartuvLarry
    QuartuvLarry День назад

    I was ate up when I was in the 82d. I thought, when admitting this, that I might have grown up; perhaps mature a little later than some of you fine gentlemen, but after watching this, I am still woefully ate-the-fuck-up. I even got out of active duty because I hated jumping. And here the brink follows...God help me 😔

  • TX / RX
    TX / RX День назад

    Just kidding he dose not have a point

  • TX / RX
    TX / RX День назад +1

    Gets to the point at 12:00

  • Aaron Nippert
    Aaron Nippert День назад +1

    Get to the point....this drags on too long. Sorry bro, no offense.

  • James Ellis
    James Ellis День назад

    A POAG prepper? Sounds like a paradox to me... jk.

  • Doogie Carpit Burger Smooth Geryd Street

    "what a green beret told me about 'shut the fuck up'...." !!!???

  • Joseph Cuna
    Joseph Cuna День назад

    11 minutes to tell me not to be afraid of death.

  • Jedi master harmon
    Jedi master harmon День назад +1

    My grandfather was 101 . and he used to say fight like you are dead already. Because it will happen. Grandpa told me that the day I shipped out for basic training.

  • Dennis Harrison
    Dennis Harrison День назад

    I spent a few years in the Army as an infantry soldier during peach time and I learned a great deal. I didn't even do anything high speed low drag like Ranger and such, still my Army training and my lifetime of hunting, fishing and all sorts of outdoor stuff prepare me very well for survival. One thing I know for a shtf situation is look like everyone else, do not stick out. Hit the woods if you are good at it or hunker down in an urban area. Train your kids and wife / husband. Train. Prepare. Remember shit happens and things go wrong.

  • scott carter
    scott carter День назад

    I myself have died 4 times on two different occasions , I know there is something after the meat sack fails us for what ever reason . Death is something that everyone of us will go through. now what's on the other side, well I will leave that alone for you to see but I know it don't end on our body's last breath

  • dal
    dal 2 дня назад +2

    great video man

  • Frank From Upstate NY
    Frank From Upstate NY 2 дня назад

    Why does everyone fear death? If you have Jesus Christ....you have ever lasting life.
    Question: Are you Saved yet?

  • blake102989
    blake102989 2 дня назад

    I'm not even 30 yet and I've been ready to die because I want to go home but I'm not gonna take the bitch way out so If the day comes that shtf I will do ANYTHING to protect my loved ones until my life gets taken. They're the only reason i care to be here still

  • Katy Price
    Katy Price 2 дня назад

    First let me say that I truly think what you and others in the know here on RU-clip are doing, I think the info that you're all putting out there is invaluable for sure, so thanks for taking the time out of your life to try to help others to prepare. And thank you for serving in the military. Much respect to all that have.
    Now, that said and after spending the last two hours or so reading a slew of comments here, I've concluded that someone in my position is simply screwed! Why do I say that? Well, because it's becoming more and more clear to me that no matter how much I've prepped I'm already dead! Yep, you read that correctly.
    Here's why. I've prepared for myself but the rest of my family hasn't prepared AT ALL! We live in a rather rural type area, so that's a slight plus for me. They don't even know about my prepping as of today anyway. However, over the last few years I've been trying to meet people that are like minded to no avail! I've tried to kind of feel out my neighbors and think that's a deadend for me too. I'm simply one older woman that is far more prepped than my own family members are. That's it! I've been prepping long enough to have a pretty good idea of the most important things that one will need if/when the SHTF.
    I can't even really talk to my family because they already think I've got some loose screws upstairs! It's more than a little scary, it's frightening to me!
    I've got my mind in order and am prepared for the worst. I'm completely right with God and Jesus. And I'm fully prepared to die, if it gets to that point.
    So, my real dilemma is that going it alone is never going to work in the long run! I know that is just a fact. However, like I said, I've tried to hook up with others to possibly form a 'tribe' in my close by community, but nobody wants to speak freely around here! I've been very careful with my 'approach' (never tell all is my motto at this stage) but nobody's talking! Okay, so I get that.
    But, what are my options moving forward from today? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. TIA to anyone that can offer some sound advice. QUICKLY, because things just seem to be going south in America and FAST, IMO. Please advise, all useful help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. And safety to all, God bless us!

  • Atomkey Sinclair
    Atomkey Sinclair 2 дня назад

    Excellent. When you mentioned the tentacle sensation I expected a reference to spiritual maturity. And it was next. Most people don't face certain mortality without a everlasting change. Having that experience makes dealing with it again a little easier I suppose. But reflecting on it and getting strength out of it has a serene effect later on. Fear overrides even the most level headed people. Emotions can destroy a plan in an instant. Accepting mortality has a sublime re-orientation in self - especially in respect to someone else. Nice talk and well delivered.

  • funny stuff
    funny stuff 2 дня назад

    you seam to speak good stuff .. a sub

  • Sandra Auclair
    Sandra Auclair 2 дня назад

    im into you, full spectrum survival and marfoogle

  • R41n R1d3r
    R41n R1d3r 2 дня назад

    Deep psychological advice 👍

  • Movin On
    Movin On 3 дня назад

    Get to the point, FFS.

  • Kory gamma
    Kory gamma 3 дня назад

    You've got a new subscriber.

  • Minnesota Guy
    Minnesota Guy 3 дня назад +1

    I feel like accepting you are going to die in shtf is a good way to die. That's the attitude of those who give up. Like why live? We all die anyways. That guy accepted he was going to die but actually lived. So it's possible to survive. If someone wants survival advice, don't bring them down and make think there's no hope for survival.

  • UTILIZE 3 EYES .•.
    UTILIZE 3 EYES .•. 3 дня назад +2

    That way of thinking comes from ancient Samurais, the way of the samurai

  • Expert1911
    Expert1911 3 дня назад +1

    11:53 is where the cookie hits the milk.

  • Kenneth Herrick
    Kenneth Herrick 3 дня назад

    Thank you for sharing this. Forward the Big Red One.

  • Theresa Ellis
    Theresa Ellis 3 дня назад

    don't fear the reaper dah

  • ILLGames
    ILLGames 3 дня назад

    Dude stfu and get to the point omg !!!!

  • Karen Lee
    Karen Lee 4 дня назад

    I was forced to get a new phone so I had to re-subscribe so you give great information keep it up

  • Mark Atkinson
    Mark Atkinson 4 дня назад

    11:00this is exactly why guys in the trades hate construction managment. It's that attitude man. Too many chiefs. Construction is run by gentlemen cooperating together. Not run like a military. Sure, it has military structure to it but, once "construction management" became a thing, it ruined the relationship between general contractor and contractor to organize around problems to solve them. I think someone like you should rethink how things really get built. Try a bottom up approach.

  • winstonS
    winstonS 4 дня назад

    So those 15 minutes boil down to "prepare for the worst"

  • Jihadi Justine Turdeau
    Jihadi Justine Turdeau 4 дня назад

    Puts "green beret" in title and gets 450,000 views. Society is braindead, lol Edit: Great story and great channel bud. One of the few "prepper" channels I actually enjoy.

  • Greg LaVanway
    Greg LaVanway 5 дней назад

    OK, let me save everyone a bunch of time, start at 11:53 for the "green beret advice". My god, get to the point. Everything before is about what a green Beret is and the poster's military service and what his current job is.

  • Nathan Strickland
    Nathan Strickland 5 дней назад

    In any situation, most important, keep your head, don't panic. Level heads always prevail. You can have everything ready to go, but if you panic, it's all over.

  • Mike McCoy
    Mike McCoy 5 дней назад

    The advice from the Green Beret starts at 11:30.

  • John Riggs
    John Riggs 6 дней назад

    Yeah, such a visionary that he ended up six feet deep. TFP!

  • Matthew McConnell
    Matthew McConnell 6 дней назад +2

    To hear what the Green Beret said, skip to 10:30 and start from that point...

    • Joseph Cuna
      Joseph Cuna День назад

      Thank you. I was falling asleep.

  • Elfina01
    Elfina01 6 дней назад

    Thank you for your service, thank you for your sacrifice and thank you for your bravery. To me you are American hero and our country owes you a huge debt. Thank you for making this informative video. To all men and women everywhere, who is serving, who has served and those we've lost; praying for you and yours.... bless you!

  • Mr Scary
    Mr Scary 6 дней назад

    What about those of us who want to die?

  • csquare111
    csquare111 6 дней назад

    Jesus H, bro. 8 mins in and you still haven't even begun to get to the friggin point. I gotta cut you off now. Next.

  • Christine .K
    Christine .K 6 дней назад

    I was watching a video about earthquakes and saw this video on the sidebar. I didn't even finish watching the earthquake one when I decided to watch this. Glad I did. I subscribed. Great video, great advice.

  • Dead Fox
    Dead Fox 7 дней назад

    Its not a matter of how but when!
    And when it does ladies and gentlemen you better hold on to your latches because your going to wonder how did we live so big a leave so little behind!

  • Juan Gallardo
    Juan Gallardo 7 дней назад

    Stay home and fight and die at home.

  • rand ross
    rand ross 7 дней назад

    You're weak and a fake ass tough guy, you would be the first to be terminated.

  • Earl of Sandwich
    Earl of Sandwich 7 дней назад

    When that guy who can't tell a story, or be appealing...runs out of people to talk to, and starts making youtube vids.
    Military and law enforcement people are retarded. Lol look at THIS twit.

  • Kodeeni
    Kodeeni 8 дней назад

    Interesting ! Never considered that. I’ll give it some thought

  • Margy Rowland
    Margy Rowland 8 дней назад

    So did you take his advice about God? Love from Australia 🇦🇺

  • The Nexus National
    The Nexus National 8 дней назад

    You start off talking about stuff that doesn’t matter and you over explain everything. Get to the damn point!

  • abrum8869
    abrum8869 8 дней назад

    Please don't read this comment with a pointed inflection. I think the main idea of the video could have been summed up much faster. I feel like the script meandered too long. Also OP took too much time to talk/hype up himself, the military and his buddy. I'm not saying they do not deserve props. I am saying that the video took way too much time out of my day and did not give me much back. I also feel like OP uses the word "anyway" way too much. I was expecting more info on prepping. More than "Get ready to die".

  • David Cuevas
    David Cuevas 8 дней назад

    Window is so beautiful!
    Thank you for it!

  • Alexis Schroeder
    Alexis Schroeder 8 дней назад

    “Be ready to die”
    I just saved you 15 minutes, you’re welcome.

  • IHaveSwatches
    IHaveSwatches 8 дней назад

    Exactly right. I forgot which book it was I was reading but essentially the same message. Person in the lesson basically mentally trained himself and envisioned the absolute worst case scenario in his situation which basically involved him dying. Every single day he visualized this happening to himself over and over. Eventually that event became normalized in his mind until he no longer had a fear of it and that's when he was able to truly survive and eventually get rescued because that fear no longer held him back in doing what needed to be done. I wanna say it was a Robert Greene book but for the life of me I can't remember. In a real shtf situation, fear is probably going to be the toughest thing you have to overcome.

  • Jeff Spicoli
    Jeff Spicoli 8 дней назад +19

    Use the military standard of getting to the point.

    • Movin On
      Movin On 3 дня назад +2

      I am almost 4 minutes in and no information or point yet. Tuned out.

    • Steve Wilson
      Steve Wilson 3 дня назад +4

      Yeah, this video should have been 5 mins, max.

    • cristina sloane
      cristina sloane 6 дней назад +4

      Jeff Spicoli omg right

  • Jeff Spicoli
    Jeff Spicoli 8 дней назад

    The advice starts at 11:30

  • william Paddock
    william Paddock 8 дней назад

    All soldier are Riflemen first

  • VitalyMack
    VitalyMack 9 дней назад

    Where is this god creature and how do I recognize this god and what do I need to do in order to find this god? Like is there a website or a special secret radio frequency?

  • Greg Fuller
    Greg Fuller 9 дней назад

    Don't fear death but don't be foolhardy.

  • Lorin Lewis
    Lorin Lewis 9 дней назад

    Very wise advice indeed. Get prepared to die and watch your loved ones die along side you...before you. Get right with God. He is the judge...the Redeemer....the alpha and the Omega. God Bless

  • McJoe
    McJoe 9 дней назад

    So anyway, you're not normal people. You're ex military, and made an easy six figures a year while you were working.
    How exactly do you consider yourself 'normal people' and therefore qualified to understand what life on a serious budget (family of 4 @$30k a year) is like in regards to prepping?
    Just curious...

  • john miller
    john miller 9 дней назад

    I thought "normal" people were going to be food for the rest of us?

  • bsce14451
    bsce14451 9 дней назад

    Greatness is not a switch-me

  • Calvin Barrett
    Calvin Barrett 9 дней назад

    Start the video with 12 minutes and 10 seconds this guy runs his mouth for a real long time

  • Nothing Much
    Nothing Much 9 дней назад

    What you're looking for starts at 11:30

  • Miguel Lara
    Miguel Lara 9 дней назад

    How many prepare for old age. While shit may hit the fan, age is going to hit you for sure. Prepare for your retirement in style. Here you go into old age not prepared for that mission.

  • The Anti-cuck
    The Anti-cuck 10 дней назад

    It's funny. I was watching 'First Man,' recently, and there's a scene where Neil Armstrong is explaining to his kids that he may not come home, because he's going to the moon. I don't know if that really happened, or if that scene was put in to show what a ball-buster his wife was, for making him do it, but I thought it was a stupid thing to put in your kids's heads. Instead, he should have bent his wife over his knee. No father knows, when he goes to work, whether he'll be coming home, even if he isn't going to the moon. Some of us have very dangerous jobs, and others work in offices, but even office workers can get killed on the way to or from work, or when an airliner crashes into your office. Telling your kids you might not come home, is unnecessarily unsettling. On the other hand, personally accepting and preparing for your own mortality is just what men are supposed to do. As for myself, if I have a dangerous job to do, I prefer to do that job with ppl who want to live. Accepting the inevitability of death is one thing; indifference to it is another.

  • Cowboyjam
    Cowboyjam 10 дней назад

    Gr8 vid Sir!

  • Baringer OfDeath
    Baringer OfDeath 10 дней назад

    Dead on , loved thi video

  • Jimbob Solly
    Jimbob Solly 10 дней назад

    He tells you nothing you need to know

  • dasrock
    dasrock 10 дней назад

    11 mins.

  • John 27
    John 27 10 дней назад

    (5:28) Early 40's is not young because we don't live much longer after 40. (assuming we make it to 40)

  • Alkg Gkla
    Alkg Gkla 10 дней назад +1

    I think a very large part of any kind of prepping is largely ignored in most of the documentaries and informative videos and articles. Health! All the supplies and planning in the world won’t do anyone much good if they can’t walk a few miles or do much physically. Getting in shape and giving up any addictive habits should be the first priority. Your sound healthy body is your best tool.

  • Joe H
    Joe H 10 дней назад

    well....ummm. yea.. that.. and DONT RUN... hunker down. you'll know what to do BEFORE supplies start to run low

  • Milkman3572000
    Milkman3572000 10 дней назад +1

    Band of Brothers, Lt Speers.... Advice to a young soldier.... "You are already dead" Paraphrasing of course.
    Death is natural. TY for sharing this video.

  • David T
    David T 10 дней назад

    Yeah accept the fact that we all are going to die. But you don't have to make it easy for em fight like hell to not make that day come sooner then it has too. Hence being a prepper.

  • 3DPDK
    3DPDK 11 дней назад

    I haven't watched the whole video yet but I had to pause it to make this comment. NEVER allow yourself to feel that your contribution to the military was somehow less than some other person's contribution. The deck hand swabbing the decks (I was in the Navy) is just as important to the survival of the ship as the guy manning the launch button for the Harpoon launcher. He is away from his wife and kids and family for just as long as the Captain is, and his sacrifice to his personal life is no less significant. If every military man was a gun slinging ground pounder, we'd have a whole mess of gun slinging ground pounders standing around with their thumbs up their butts because there's no one left to get them to the front lines. Just had to say this; proceed with the video.
    I completely agree with the message of this video. If you don't come to peace with the thought and possibility of bodily harm and possible death, you will face all extreme situations thinking of how to preserve your body and life. Finding the solution to the situation will solve the danger to your life and limb, but you won't see it clearly if you concentrate more on how much your a$$ cheeks are puckered.

  • mario c gonzales
    mario c gonzales 11 дней назад

    Thank you, great video.

  • Robert Schultz
    Robert Schultz 11 дней назад

    A little long toothed

  • Will Nance
    Will Nance 11 дней назад

    Thanks for the reality check we always gotta keep in mind & never forget.

  • RETiredGM
    RETiredGM 11 дней назад

    I have an opposing view. This rationale of your video topic is based on the dichotomy of the "enemy oriented heroism" vs "citizen oriented heroism". It's what's been wrong with the U.S. since day 1. It's why we will alway, seemingly intentionally, fall shory of becoming a more perfect union. This enemy oriented heroism is like trying to box with your shoelaces tied together. It's counterproductive. Look it up.
    The only problem with sage battlefield advice is that it's for the battlefield and not adaptable to home life survival. Not being afraid to die is how missions get completed. Everyone could sacrifice their lives to make the enemy lose a strategic battle, and that mission would still be a success. Why, because everyone is expendable. Troops making it home is just icing on the cake, not a defining condition of success.
    An entire team could get wiped out, and they could fail their mission, but another team will be sent in with the AAR lessons learned to more forward more smartly.
    YOU can't run your life like that. There is only one single mission, one long ass deployment, no relief. You can't afford to lose people because you have redundancy of skillsets and gear. No one is expendable, including YOU. So act accordingly.
    It's way too easy to get wrapped up in the "what would you die for" cliché. That's the right attitude for warfare. This is why the military doesn't issue wives and children. They want you to sacrifice your life and the lives of your team if needs be for mission success. Period. No retreat. No surrender. No parlay. No negotiation.
    Not being afraid to die is how military missions succeed, expressly because you're fighting for something bigger than yourself "back home". Yes, when the fight is raging, you're fighting for your brothers to the right and left of you, AS you move forward, further into harms way. To hurl yourself into the void.
    When dealing with wives and children, the right mindset is realizing "what to live for". You may have to do all of the things you would never do on the battlefield. This distinction goes well beyond semantics. You may have to accept defeat in order to live to succeed later. Where your wife and children are concerned, you may have to tap out, because what you're fighting for is literally staring you in the face. Your wife and kids care more about life (your and theirs) than they do about honor, courage, and valor.
    Don't let the cultural appropriation of Greek/Roman/Spartan mythology make you write a check your ass can't cash. In other words, ask you children if they'd rather have you "come home carrying your shield, or be carrier home on it", OR just come home no matter what.
    Act accordingly.

  • alhalhalal1
    alhalhalal1 11 дней назад

    Tip: Start your video with the advertised content. Nothing worse than a RU-clipr thanking then begging for more subscribers! You lost me!

  • Rich Resident
    Rich Resident 11 дней назад

    Thumbs up.. Semper Fi

  • mike powers
    mike powers 11 дней назад

    Thanks for this video!! I needed to hear this God bless!!

  • Revcsno
    Revcsno 11 дней назад

    I hold a similar outlook. The day will come when i will die and so i got two choices to fret over it or not because either way it will happen and it just comes down to how enjoyable i want to make that last day or moment. I'm no abram tho (did i spell his name correctly?lol) but i guess i've somehow kinda let that fact slip when it comes to prepping so yeah good vid thanks for the refreshing advice

  • Rob C.
    Rob C. 11 дней назад

    boring......

  • Cliven Longsight
    Cliven Longsight 11 дней назад

    12:00 is where it really starts with what he said, but 14:40 is the actual point behind it.

  • Chris Little
    Chris Little 12 дней назад

    So that whole video to tell me I’m gonna die? well it’s true I guess, so thanks for putting that into perspective

  • Anatoly Loegering
    Anatoly Loegering 13 дней назад

    We are born to only meant to die

  • Raymond long
    Raymond long 13 дней назад

    Prayers are bullets

  • dworkx1
    dworkx1 13 дней назад

    6:20 still no info!!! I’m out

  • Jeff Langlois
    Jeff Langlois 13 дней назад

    ok- the actual "What a Green Beret told me..." starts at 12:00

  • Jeff Langlois
    Jeff Langlois 13 дней назад

    please... for the love of God.... get to the point

  • Phil Morrison
    Phil Morrison 13 дней назад

    Thank you for your service my brother! I’m sorry you went through that! Love you!

  • Roy bob
    Roy bob 13 дней назад

    if you're not out before shtf you're too late...

  • The_Perfect _Ten
    The_Perfect _Ten 13 дней назад

    NOW THAT!...was a great video. you have a new follower

  • Vince F
    Vince F 13 дней назад

    It took over 13 minutes to get to the point which turned out to be nominal at best. Good mindset in a crisis for sure, but the strong will survive for they are wired with the innate instinct you eventually(LOL) described.This video should have been no longer than 2 minutes considering the info that was offered.

  • PKSkeith
    PKSkeith 13 дней назад

    advice at 11:55

  • Bill Kenny
    Bill Kenny 13 дней назад

    We all are going to cross over!