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Basic Survival Principles (BSP)

The conditions in which one may find him or herself isolated from friendly control can vary significantly depending on a variety of different factors. That being said, the principles in which one takes care of themself in such conditions do not. Whether it is simply a vehicle breakdown, or something as serious as an adversarial threat trying to cause harm, isolated personnel must ensure to take care of themselves by fulfilling their 5 basic needs. During this course, we will identify 4 basic conditions that affect isolated personnel, prioritize the 5 basic needs of isolated personnel, and lastly, identify how these needs change based on the threat level they may find themselves in (Permissive vs. Non-Permissive).

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