N.E. MacDougald has been writing about survival for periodicals for more than 30 years. He performed classified counterintelligence duties in Vietnam with the 519th Military Intelligence Bn (MACV), holding a top secret security clearance. He instructed elements of the U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in technical rock climbing. MacDougald worked north of the Arctic Circle in Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s North Slope, has trekked in the Himalayas, and has been an active shooter for decades.
As Survival Editor for Soldier of Fortune magazine he was sent on assignment to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and Cuba. He was Managing Editor of SURVIVE magazine and has written about survival and self-reliance for The New Pioneer magazine.
He is the author of Soldier of Fortune Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse: the Ultimate Guide to Protecting Your Family from Societal Collapse, published by Skyhorse Publishing. He earned a B.A. and an M.A. and has lived and worked abroad.