10 Places to Avoid At All Costs When the Grid Goes Down

9. Military Bases

Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C., move to their objective April 29, 2010, after conducting airborne operations the night before as part of a joint forcible entry exercise.  The exercise provides the Soldiers with training for real-world contingency operations.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sean M. Worrell)It’s hard to predict exactly what type of disaster planning goes on in and around military installations, but one thing is certain: They will be on high alert in a major disaster.

Military bases will be heavily fortified and security will be high. These areas may be used as temporary shelters or civilians may be locked out completely.  It is best to stay off of the government’s radar if you do not wish to be forced into a FEMA camp, so stay away from military bases.

Photo by The U.S. Army

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