Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

September 30, 2014 Rourke 1

Knives & Tools Cold Steel GI Tanto Gerber Suspension Multi-Pliers with Sheath Mora Companion Outdoor Knife   Movies/TV/Documentaries  Contagion DVD Outbreak DVD SURVIVORS TV Series Season 1 & 2 DVD   Online Videos Getting Started […]

I Miss America…….

September 22, 2014 Rourke 12

A few years before his death, I asked my father if he ever regretted leaving England after WWII and emigrating to the United States of America.  He told me that even with the troubles here […]

Men… this.

September 21, 2014 Rourke 18

The following post IS directly related to preparedness – preparedness for your soul, your life, and your happiness. I originally posted it back in September of 2013 however I felt the need to put it […]

A few random thoughts…..

September 19, 2014 Rourke 8

First off…..Happy Friday everyone. It’s been a tough week for me and I am looking forward to the weekend. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ I see that Australia foiled an ISIS plot to hold public beheadings in two cities. […]

Have You Thought Of?

September 16, 2014 Rourke 5

  by “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)   How well have you thought out what to bring/pack with your gear should you have to evacuate or bug out of your residence in an emergency or imminent major […]

5 things on my mind…..

September 14, 2014 Rourke 26

1. HAM radio can be very aggravating to those who are unfamiliar. Working on it. 2. I am going to the North Carolina mountains to a men’s retreat with my church. This will be my […]

Product Evaluation: Powdered Gatorade

September 12, 2014 Rourke 14

  By “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)               Recently I took my grandsons on a weeklong camping trip. We were going to be camping in a tent, in central Mississippi during the month of June. The […]


September 11, 2014 Rourke 2

As so many go out about their business today considering such important life factors such as what flavor coffee they should buy – remember. Remember the events of September 11th, 2001 and the days and weeks […]

Wound Infections

September 9, 2014 Rourke 1

The following post comes courtesy of It can be sen in its original format HERE. – Rourke   As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical […]

“Who” is ModernSurvivalOnline?

September 9, 2014 Rourke 3

ModernSurvivalOnline is owned and run by John Rourke. He pays the bills, edits, publishes – and everything else involving the upkeep and maintenance of this website. In addition to Rourke – several Contributing Editors provide great […]

Re: Are people digging in?

September 8, 2014 Rourke 9

  Rourke,   Digging in? Some of us never really dug out. I, like you Rourke, am a child of the Cold War. The Russian Bear and global communism were rampant. Terrorism was everywhere.    […]

Are people digging in?

September 4, 2014 Rourke 23

I am hearing from a growing number of people so concerned with current world events they are stepping up their preps and getting ready to “dig in”. These people are not quitting their jobs or […]

Why should I get Dog Tags?

September 2, 2014 Rourke 5

By “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)   The earliest mention that I can find about dog tags is of the soldiers in the U. S. Civil War placing their personal identifying information on pieces of paper […]