U.S. Military Pocket Survival Guide

Plus Evasion & Recovery

Book Description

The latest version of the "stranded behind enemy lines" manual included in the survival kits of all branches of the U.S. military. A distillation of the information contained in the survival "bible," the USAF's enormous tome on Survival Training, AFR 64-4 and updated from the previous version which contained a significant amount of outmoded information. Now a multiservice publication used by all branches of the U.S. military (FM 21-76-1, MCRP 3-02H, NWP 3-50.3, AFTTP(I) 3-2-2.6).


Sergeant First Class Matt Larsen, a longtime trainer in survival and fighting techniques for the Army Rangers, previously updated the U.S. Army Survival Handbook (Lyons Press). He is Director of the Modern Army Combatives Program and Commandant of the U.S. Army Combatives School. A graduate of the multiservice SERE (Survival, Evasion, Rescue, and Escape) training program, he served in the 75th Ranger Regiment for over twelve years, parachuting into Panama during the invasion there and participating in the Gulf War.