Meet The Team

We are not experts.  We are life long students devoted to learning to live our lives in a more self-reliant manner.  We want to help you by sharing our knowledge of self-reliance.  Come learn with us!!
  1. Founder
    Joseph Adkins
    Joe was born in Huntington, WV. He has over 13 years of U.S. Army experience, primarily as a medic/nurse. He is also a certified Sigma III Level 1 Instructor. He has a certificate in basic human tracking from the Charleston, WV Police Department.
  2. Dana Rowsey
    Dana was born in Huntington, WV. He has over 20 years Policing experience. He served in the U.S. Army for 6 years as a combat medic and an airborne combat engineer. He is a certified SAR instructor, an accomplished tracker, a certified diver and has several medical qualifications.
  3. David Dyer
    David was born in Charleston, WV. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2001 as a Military Photojournalist and graduated WVU Institute of Technology in 2007 with a major in Graphic Design. He is a Certified Primitive Skills Instructor from Cornell University, NY.
  4. Bryan Horne
    Bryan lives and works in Jackson Co., WV as a Paramedic. He has 19 yrs. EMS experience and 20 yrs. experience working with various Fire Depts. in Jackson and Fayette Counties. Bryan has been involved with both EMS and Fire education and loves spending time outdoors.

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Have a passion for self-reliance?  Join our team!!  We are always looking for skilled and talented individuals.
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