Capt. William E. Simpson Joins USA EBN As Writer And Content Provider
USA Emergency Broadcasting Network and Capt. William E. Simpson (AKA: ‘Capt. Bill’) have entered into an agreement where USA EBN will have access and use of select content and articles relating to disaster preparedness (AKA: prepping) that will be provided by Capt. Simpson.
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Many people know Capt. Simpson from the hit National Geographic TV show ‘Doomsday Preppers‘, which featured Capt. Simpson in March of 2013 episode titled ‘A Fortress At Sea’. At the season conclusion of that show, Capt Simpson was named as National Geographic’s ’Best Prepper’ and was awarded the highest score in the history of that TV series (http://tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/20/and-the-best-prepper-is).
However, Capt. Simpson’s experience extends well beyond the world of reality television. He has a unique combination of professional and vocational skill sets combined with extensive hands-on experience in long-term off-the-grid survival, also known as ‘survival engineering’ (a ‘term’ coined by Capt. Simpson), including emergency operations and long-range communications. Capt. Simpson has been commentated by the U.S. Coast Guard for his role in a search and rescue operation that resulted in the successful rescue of two sailors lost overboard in the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii. More recently Capt. Simpson was again ’walking the talk’ when he and his wife were instrumental in a daring rescue operation that took place during a storm in the Sea of Cortez, which also resulted in a life being saved:
“Being that the USA Emergency Broadcasting Network is all-about trying to save lives, we are very pleased to add Capt. Bill’s expertise to the network and we look forward to working together to save as many lives as we can with disaster preparedness information” said USA EBN president Mr. Tim Howard.
“Disaster preparedness is a serious business, and it’s a privilege and an honor to be allowed to serve the information needs of my fellow Americans through my association with the USA Emergency Broadcasting Network” said Capt. Simpson
About Capt. Simpson
Capt. William E. Simpson II is a U.S. Merchant Marine Officer with decades of boating and expedition sailing experience, who has successfully survived long-term off the grid at remote uninhabited desert islands with his family using sailboats that he equipped for that purpose. Born in Los Angeles during the 1950’s Cold War Era, Capt. Simpson was influenced at an early age by the prospects of nuclear war. Growing up and through his early adulthood, he was tutored and trained by his father (U.S. Army 82nd Airborne [Europe WW2] & L.A.P.D.), who was highly experienced in warfare and survival. ‘Capt. Bill’ has an Associate of Science Degree in Flight Technology and also holds a U.S.C.G. 500-ton captain’s license for commercial inspected passenger vessels, including, power, sail and assistance towing vessels. In 1987 Capt. Simpson received a commendation from the U.S. Coast Guard Honolulu Sector for his assistance in the successful rescue of two sailors lost overboard at sea. In 2010, Capt. Simpson was again instrumental in the successful rescue of an American sailor lost over-board in the Sea of Cortez in a storm. Capt. Simpson is also the author of the book ‘The Nautical Prepper’ (Ulysses Press), which is set for release Aug. 2013. Capt. Simpson is an avid inventor and in addition to his wide array of industrial arts skills, he is an instrument-rated commercial airplane and helicopter pilot and PADI certified DiveMaster. More about Capt. Simpson at: WilliameSimpson.com
About USA EBN
The 21st century, thus far, as turned out to be one emergency after another; 911 attacks, Anthrax attack, Katrina, Hugo, Andrew, tornadoes in the mid-west, Washington DC earthquake and now Super storm Sandy. It has not only tested but has made it painfully evident that American Readiness to these disasters is inadequate at best, especially when it comes down to communications. One of the major problems with our readiness program is the lack of communications between first responders, and the general public, as evident with the 911 system collapse during the Washington DC earthquake and the almost failure of the 911 system during Hurricane Sandy.
Common Sense Preparedness Digital Broadcasting has teamed up with other emergency organizations (government and non-government) to create a new informational source that will bring the American population reliable, verifiable emergency information. This new endeavor is called USA Emergency Broadcasting Network.
Common Sense Preparedness will be the flagship of this new network and we will bring you the information that is needed during times of disasters. As usual we will not talk politics or conspiracies; there is too much propaganda out there already. We will focus on information that will help you prepare for and respond to any type of disaster that you might face, natural, man-made or personal.
During times of disaster USA Emergency Broadcasting Network will operate a Virtual Emergency Operational Center in order to receive and distribute emergency information to the general public. A live / pre-recorded radio station will also be broadcasting this information and can be found on various internet radio sites and our web site, www.usaebn.org