Paracord or 550 cord is extremely versatile and it’s uses are countless. From making bracelets and lanyards to rigging up room dividers to hang bed sheets from for privacy. 550 cord can and will be found in almost any deployed environment. Consider adding 550 cord to your deployment packing list.


A quality e-reader is an extremely invaluable addition for a deployed individual. The ability to carry around a small tablet that can hold literally thousands of books is beyond incredible. We’ll cover a few different options below. Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite E-reader If you’re looking purely at cost, you can’t go wrong with Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite […]


Shoes are vital to one’s fitness goals. Whether one is focused on lifting or running, the right pair of shoes will make a positive impact. My current focus is on lifting weights and gaining size but once upon a time I was on a serious running kick. I’ve ran countless races, 5Ks, 10Ks, and half […]