Whether you read the work of Colonel Boyd, or Colonel Grossman you will consistently hear the message that training is the only way to prepare yourself to deal with combat stress. Stress inoculation is no different than getting a shot to protect you from the stress on your body from a disease process. If you're not prepared for it combat stress can take you out. Here are some ideas that you may want to consider on how best to inoculate yourself against combat stress.
Abner Miranda is a former Police Officer of 6 years, an FBI trained Hostage Negotiator, a First Responder, and Spanish Interpreter. He is currently a Firearms Instructor, an Armorer, and a regular contributor to our industry of both written and digital media. He is an AR-15 rifle designer and takes great pride instructing friends, family and fellow law enforcement agents.