Kansas Survival School Trains Special Forces

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Don McKay

Don McKay, a trainer at the U.S. Army's survival school at Ft. Bragg, N.C., uses a tube to blow on coals, part of his training at John and Geri McPherson's survival school. Greg Allen, NPR hide caption

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A school in rural Kansas teaches the most primitive survival skills: everything from lighting fires to tanning skins. Among the students are Special Forces instructors from the Army's survival school at Fort Bragg.

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