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U.S. Air Force Pocket Survival Handbook

The Portable and Essential Guide to Staying Alive

Edited by Jay McCullough

First created for formal Air Force training to help a pilot in hostile environments, this edition allows military personnel, survivalists, and outdoorsmen to have that essential information in your back pocket.

Here is a comprehensive manual of outdoor survival techniques. It includes expert advice on:

  • First aid for illness and injury
  • Finding your way without a map
  • Building a fire
  • Finding food and water
  • Using ropes and tying knots
  • Mountain survival
  • Concealment techniques
  • Signaling for help
  • Survival at sea
  • Building shelters
  • Animal tracking
  • Predicting the weather
  • And much more

By outlining specific survival threats found at sea, in the desert, in mountain terrain, and in arctic conditions, and offering techniques on surviving them, this book is invaluable to both the casual outdoorsman and the extreme sports enthusiast, as well as anyone looking for insight into the training tactics of the U.S. Air Force.

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