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About The Author

Joseph A. Laydon Jr. (MSG Ret. Army – 18Z5V) is the author and owner of Intensive Research Information Services And Products (IRISAP).  Joseph is a well-qualified instructor in international wilderness survival and the other 03 Survivals he teaches (Health, Crime, and Money).  He is a 20-year US Army veteran (Master Sergeant E-8 – 18Z5V) associated with all Special Operations units in the US military, as well as Special Ops units in the Mid-East and Central & South America.

He’s a qualified SERE Instructor (Survival Evasion Resistance & Escape) and has taught wilderness survival at the college level for 03 years.  He’s a qualified instructor in basic & advanced pistol marksmanship, basic & advanced rifle marksmanship, CQB (Close Quarter Battle), basic & advanced cross-country navigation, basic mountaineering techniques, and self-defense.  Since 1994, he’s published many self-improvement Survival Programs, Survival Videos, SPECIAL Reports, Intelligence Reports, monthly Newsletters, 80+ Survival Books (Kindle E-Books & CreateSpace Paperback Books) and more in the works.

He’s an inventor, he “sideways engineers” new survival tricks that can SAVE YOUR LIFE!  An example:  On 17 August 2000 – 1417 hours, at Scott Lake, Scott AFB, IL, Joseph made international history!  He is the 1st in the world to replicate the mysterious fires of Africa using a single drop of water!  On 05 January 2001, he discovered how to start a life-saving fire in just 02-seconds using a beam of light from a flashlight in pitch black “blind man” darkness!  On 06 April 2005 – 1810 hours, he invented delicious & tasty Solid Fuel Rolls and several Trail-Mix Cookies that are used as emergency foods and used as long-burning emergency fire-starting kindling.

And recently –  50+ MORE TOP SECRET INVENTIONS of advanced & ultra-advanced fire-starting like starting EMERGENCY FIRE-STARTING using personal care products and first-aid products you already use like:

  • Shampoo
  • Toothpastes
  • Mouthwashes
  • Breath Drops & Breath Sprays
  • Salves
  • Ointments
  • Over-The-Counter Medicines
  • Drink Enhancement Products
  • Other ingredients like your spit (saliva), your urination,…


He also teaches Advanced Navigation (Basic & Advanced Navigation Workbook And Videos [includes Workbook, Videos, maps, protractors,…]) so you’re ready Anytime Anywhere! Only from IRISAP and only for privileged IRISAP subscribers – YOU!  See Basic & Advanced Navigation Workbook And Videos at

Below is a sample of his military achievements & qualifications (not in chronological order) which reflect his unique & superior ability to teach basic, advanced & ultra-advanced survival applications, techniques and “tricks” that could help you AVOID serious killer survival threats as well as SAVE YOUR LIFE when you get in life or death situations.  His trade secrets, Programs, and Videos are only offered to IRISAP subscribers-YOU!

  • US Army Airborne School
  • US Army Special Forces Qualification Course – SFQC (Green Beret)
  • US Army Master Parachutist Wings
  • Uruguayan Parachutist Wings
  • British Parachutist Wings
  • Kingdom of Jordan Parachutist Wings
  • Expert Infantry Badge – EIB
  • 82nd Airborne Division Recondo Course
  • Adverse Weather Aerial Delivery System Tests – AWADS (01 of 386 volunteer paratroopers)
  • US Army Special Forces Weapons Course (US & foreign pistols, submachineguns, assault rifles, rifles, machineguns, mortars, anti-tank weapons, anti-aircraft weapons,…)
  • Weapons Armorer Course
  • Indirect Fire Course (60mm, 81mm, & 4.2 inch ”four deuce” mortars)
  • Jumpmaster Course
  • Basic French Language Course
  • Combat Infantry Badge – CIB
  • US Army Ranger Course
  • Advanced Navigation Course
  • Special Forces Sniper Course (02)
  • Survival Evasion Resistance & Escape Instructor Course (Level B)
  • Wilderness Survival Instructor (College level – 03 years/91 – 94)
  • Rappell Master
  • Fast Rope Master
  • International Sniper Instructor
  • International Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Instructor
  • Participated In Multiple Combat Actions
  • Special Forces Operations And Intelligence Course (O&I)
  • Good Conduct Medal (06)
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal (02)
  • Meritorious Service Medal (02)
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Letters Of Commendation (13)
  • Letters Of Appreciation (08)
  • Held SECRET and TOP SECRET Clearances for 20+ years

Featured on FOX-2 (24 August 2000).  Joseph now resides in Illinois.  He offers products concerning Wilderness Survival, Health Survival, Crime Survival, and Money Survival so to greatly enhance the lives of all IRISAP subscribers – YOU!  Any questions, write to Joseph today.


Joseph A. Laydon Jr. (IRISAP)

P.O. Box 48

Cutler, IL 62238-004 




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