Geordon VanTassle

Geordon VanTassle


Registered on Sunday the 19th of May, 2013

Geordon is a long-time preparedness advocate, dating back to his years in the Boy Scouts some 30 years ago. He is currently a MA student at American Military University, studying "Emergency and Disaster Management" and Homeland Security, with a special interest in social media in emergency response.

Posts by Geordon VanTassle ¬

  1. Sep 18, 2015Judging the Effectiveness of International Aid: Nepal 2015
  2. Mar 13, 2015The Experience Conundrum
  3. Sep 22, 2014Seriously, people. Get a flu shot
  4. Jul 30, 2014Riding out the storm at Disney World
  5. Jul 10, 2014Riding out the storm at Disney World
  6. Jun 4, 2014Welcome to the summer severe weather season 2014
  7. May 14, 2014Adventures in at-home emergency medical care
  8. May 5, 2014Why EMS is still a fledgling job category.
  9. Apr 11, 2014Heartbleed: A major problem for much of the current Internet
  10. Feb 13, 2014Personal 72-hour kits
  11. Jan 28, 2014Getting sick on vacation
  12. Jan 4, 2014Policy Statement on American Food Security Risks
  13. Dec 16, 2013New Toy/Product Review: StatGear T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool
  14. Dec 12, 2013New Toy/Product Review: Statgear EMS Tek-Tool
  15. Sep 18, 2013Back in EMT school
  16. Jul 17, 2013Book Review: Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag
  17. Jul 5, 2013Currently reading: Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag
  18. Jun 14, 2013Quick tip for when the storm sirens sound
  19. Jun 5, 2013Sponsored Review: Energizer Brilliant Beam headlight
  20. May 18, 2013Product review: SOL Origin survival kit
  21. May 9, 2013A few thoughts on emergency food storage
  22. Jul 30, 2012RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. How to deal with an active shooter scenario
  23. Apr 20, 2012NOAA Severe Weather Week
  24. Apr 15, 2012LIght a candle, don’t curse the darkness
  25. Apr 5, 2012Tornado warning!
  26. Feb 2, 2012Disaster kit tech-gear
  27. Jan 13, 2012EMT advice for theme parks
  28. Nov 3, 2011Movember: Mustaches for men’s health
  29. Nov 1, 2011Disney Blog Carnival #33
  30. Oct 15, 2011Walt Disney World First Aid
  31. Oct 10, 2011It’s been a while!
  32. Sep 15, 2011Know your strengths
  33. Sep 11, 2011National Preparedness Month
  34. Sep 4, 2011Linksys E4200 contest
  35. Sep 3, 2011Hurricane info for the preschool crowd
  36. Aug 29, 2011Sponsored review: Dannon Okios Greek yogurt
  37. Aug 24, 2011Red Cross on hurricane preparedness
  38. Aug 23, 2011Hurricane-related Inland flooding
  39. Aug 17, 2011Storing your drugs the right way!
  40. Aug 12, 2011Feeling Fab Friday: Not so much
  41. Aug 10, 2011Water, Water Everywhere and not a Drop to Drink
  42. Aug 5, 2011Feeling Fab Friday: Small changes
  43. Aug 4, 2011Emily is on her way. Are you ready?
  44. Aug 4, 2011Product review: AMK "Travel Medic"
  45. Aug 1, 2011The view from a "new native"
  46. Jul 29, 2011Feelin’ Fab Friday: Starting somewhere
  47. Jul 27, 2011Vendor review: Urban Ops Armory
  48. Jul 26, 2011Types of gear kits
  49. Jul 26, 2011Peeling an onion part 3: The Get Home Kit
  50. Jul 22, 2011First Aid Friday: Jellyfish stings
  51. Jul 21, 2011Peeling an onion: Gear kits part 2, office kits
  52. Jul 20, 2011Gear review: Jabra Extreme for PC
  53. Jul 19, 2011Heat death
  54. Jul 15, 2011First Aid Friday: Friction Blisters
  55. Jul 11, 2011Peeling an onion: Gear kits part 1 EDC
  56. Jul 10, 2011Sleep when the wind blows
  57. Jul 8, 2011First Aid Friday: Sunburn
  58. Jul 7, 2011Just an ordinary fellow
  59. Jul 6, 2011Propane is your friend
  60. Jul 5, 2011Travel Tip Tuesday: Know your fire escape
  61. Jul 4, 2011Family emergency preparations: Where to start?
  62. Jul 3, 2011New to the blog: RSS syndication!
  63. Jul 1, 2011First Aid Friday: Bug bites and stings
  64. Jun 29, 2011Hurricane Season
  65. Jun 28, 2011Travel Tip Tuesday: Traveling with medication
  66. Jun 27, 2011FEMA Independant Study Program classes
  67. Jun 24, 2011First Aid Friday: Heat injury
  68. Jun 22, 2011Here comes the rain again
  69. Jun 21, 2011Travel Tip Tuesday: Amusement park first aid kit
  70. Jun 17, 2011First Aid Friday: cuts and scrapes
  71. Jun 11, 2011Hurricane I.Q.
  72. Jun 10, 2011All disasters end up being local