Notes from JWR:

Please pray for SGT Bowe Bergdahl and his family. He has been held as a POW by the Taliban since June 30, 2009.

This is the birthday of the late Col. Rex Applegate (born 1914, died July 14, 1998.) He was a mentor and friend of SurvivalBlog’s Field Gear Editor, Pat Cascio

Today we present a guest article by wild foods expert Linda Runyon. Her writings have often been cited in SurvivalBlog