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Manly Minute: Protect Your Family Like VIPs

The world is an unpredictable place. While you and your family are unlikely to find yourselves in the middle of a dangerous emergency, crimes and accidents happen, and random, civilian-targeted terrorist attacks are statistically on the rise. A man's most ancient role is to act as a protector for those he loves.

The skillset needed to fulfill this calling has changed from time period to time period, but the charge has remained consistent. It's a job that need not involve paranoia, becoming overly cautious, or loading up on tons of "tactical gear." Rather, it involves adopting a calm, but vigilant mindset – a state of relaxed alert – and carrying a few tools that are better to have on hand and not need, than need and not have.

You are the PSD, personal security detail for the family so be prepared to handle your business.

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