Tangent Edge

Austere, Survival and Disaster Medicine

Emergency preparedness operations and consultation for the austere and disaster environments.Rescue training for direct and indirect action.

Contact Information

Tangent Edge LLC.

Emergency Consultants
720 Westview Dr SW Atlanta, Ga 30310 Harris Building

P.O. Box 821 Villa Rica, Ga 30180 



PH: (877) 326-3236

Fax: (877) 378-9467

CCR/ORCA Registered.

 WOSB. D&B Company.

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Member

Georgia Mutual Aid Group (GMAG) Member

Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA) Member

Change is Constant, Act Fast.


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Created by Adin Storm Oct 10, 2008 at 7:39pm. Last updated by Adin Storm Jun 29, 2010.


Tangent Edge would like to thank our following sponsors.  Not only have they made life saving products but, have been a wealth of information and customer support that we highly recommend to all agencies and organizations.  We included only those companies that have contributed to the success of the students.  If you do not see any particular company, they did not work with us at any level. 

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New Tactical Range/Training


A friend of mine, who previously served with the Rangers, is starting his own tactical style range and training.

Perhaps the location would be good for live fire exercises.

His name is Jim Ross, and his website is:


Live the Ranger Creed




Posted by Brandon West on November 3, 2014 at 4:01am

April 2014 TEMS 5GW medic course date change

CEO Bridget Peppers and COO Russell Shoemake were involved in an auto accident Saturday evening April 19 2014.  Both are OK but will need a couple of weeks to recover.  Also some vital equipemnt will have to be replaced and will do so A.S.A.P..


Posted by Russell Shoemake on April 26, 2014 at 1:29pm

prepare for survival

       Are you going backpacking? hiking? or any outdoor adventure away from home? Why not make the minimal effort to prepare just a little just in case that oh crap moment happens. Build  yourself just a small first aid and survival kit to keep with you. you can do this without all the fancy gear from a store or buying a commercial kit. You can do this using just an altoid tin (large) and things lying around the house. something is better than nothing! 

        A survival kit does…


Posted by cruz dakota lake on January 29, 2014 at 11:21am

Great job 5GW medic class 1013!

Another great group of medics completing the 5GW medic course October 2013.  Tangent Edge is continuing to improve the breed, testing the mental and physical limits of each student through the cold long hours.  May each of contiune learning and guiding others. 

Posted by Russell Shoemake on November 22, 2013 at 11:13pm — 1 Comment

Search and Recovery - Blake Cowart

The Dakota Dyer Foundation contacted West Georgia Weather and Tangent Edge to assist the Floyd County Search Posse (FCSP) with the search effort for Blake Cowart, of Euharlee, missing since April 3rd. On Saturday, April 14th, we performed grid searches in the woods surrounding his riverfront home, as well as combing the banks of the Etowah River. Chris Metcalfe, WGW, spotted a black tennis shoe near the river's edge in a log jam, which resulted in FCSP sending the cadaver canine over…


Posted by Russell Shoemake on April 24, 2013 at 4:02pm


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Brandon West posted a blog post

New Tactical Range/Training

All,A friend of mine, who previously served with the Rangers, is starting his own tactical style range and training.Perhaps the location would be good for live fire exercises.His name is Jim Ross, and his website is:http://www.livetherangercreed.com/Thanks,Brandon WestSee More
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TCCC 5th Generation Warfare Medic Course at West Ga/ Atlanta area

July 17, 2015 at 8am to July 26, 2015 at 5pm
TWO WEEKEND COURSE - Fri-Sun July 17-19 AND July 24-26, 2015. The concept of 5GW is explained in depth including evolution, ideology, skills, and application. Course topics include: -The Army War College counterpoint to the 4GW concept-National Response Framework to disasters with weaknesses exposed-FEMA camps, martial law, survivalists and preppers, terrorism, violent non-state actors, militia, social media, network assessment,…See More
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Adin Storm is attending Russell Shoemake's event

TCCC AS/MCI (Active Shooter/Mass Casualty Incident) Medic Course at West Ga/ Atlanta area

February 23, 2015 at 8am to February 27, 2015 at 10am
Nearly fifteen years to the day following the Columbine school shooting, FEMA issued a directive stating that fire and EMS are expected and encouraged to be trained and well-equipped to work with law enforcement during Active Shooter and Mass Casualty incidents. Funding for the directive is provided by the Homeland Security Grant program, which had previously only been available to Law Enforcement.  Course topics include: -AS/MCIs entry into a "warm zone" to support triage, treatment, and…See More
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"The First 72" Survival course at Ball Ground GA

January 16, 2015 at 6am to January 18, 2015 at 6pm
“The First 72” is a three day survival preparedness course geared towards the first vital hours of a survival situation. Taught consistently with Military Survival Programs, this course will utilize classroom instruction, field exercises, practical exercises, and a 24 hour scenario.Course cost $175See More
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