About Author

About The Author


Joseph A. Laydon Jr. (MSG Ret. Army) is the author and owner of Intensive Research Information Services And Products (IRISAP). Joseph is a well-qualified instructor in international wilderness survival. He is 20-year US Army veteran (Master Sergeant E-8 – 18Z5V) associated will all Special Operations units in the US military as well as Special Ops units throughout the world.

He’s a qualified SERE Instructor (Survival Escape Resistance & Evasion) and has taught wilderness survival at the University 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, self-defense,… Since 1994, he’s published many self-improvement Survival Programs, Survival Videos, SPECIAL Reports, Intelligence Reports, monthly Newsletters, multiple Kindle E-Books, Paperback Books (60+) and more in the works.

He’s an inventor, he comes up with neat to ingenious survival tricks that can SAVE YOUR LIFE! The latest examples: 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!  And 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 discovered how to make delicious & tasty Solid Fuel Rolls and several Laydon’s Emergency Trail-Mix Cookies that are used as emergency foods and used for emergency fire-starting.

PLUS dozens more TOP SECRET discoveries, ideas, and inventions from ultra-advanced fire-starting like starting emergency fires using personal care products and first-aid products you already use like shampoo, toothpaste, mouthwash, hand soap, salves, ointments, and other ingredients like your spit (saliva), urination,… to advanced map reading and navigation (Geographical Coordinates – Latitude & Longitude – Degrees, Minutes & Seconds) so you’re ready Anytime Anywhere! Only from IRISAP and only for priviledged IRISAP subscribers – YOU!

On 01 November 2015, he completed his NEW project – Save My Life – Basic, Advanced, And Ultra-Advanced Emergency Fire-Starting TOTAL Package.  In Ultra-Advanced Fire-Starting Part V (Book & DVD Videos) alone, he INVENTED 52 more ultra-advanced emergency fire-starting methods using:

  • Personal Care Products
  • First-Aid Products
  • Drink Enhancement Products

Hey, you take some of these items out to the woods with you, why not learn how to start emergency life-saving fires with them cause ‘You Just Never Know!’  Click FIRE for more information. 

The Save My Life – Basic, Advanced, And Ultra-Advanced Emergency Fire-Starting TOTAL Package was designed for good folks who couldn’t afford his main Survival Program – the 2012 U-AAASPTP.

He’s a self-published author and producer of more than 98 Books, Special Reports, Special Intelligence Reports, Newsletters, Videos,…

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 SAVE YOUR LIFE.  His trade secrets, inventions, Videos,… are only offered to IRISAP subscribers -YOU!

  • 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
  • US Army Airborne School
  • 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 (mortars)
  • Jumpmaster Course
  • Combat Infantry Badge – (CIB)
  • US Army Ranger Course
  • Advanced Navigation Course
  • Special Forces Sniper Courses (02)
  • Survival Escape Resistance and Evasion Instructor Course (SERE – Level B)
  • Wilderness Survival Instructor (College level – 03 years)
  • 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)
  • 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, any concerns with respect to your all-around survival, write or e-mail Joseph today.


Joseph A. Laydon Jr. (IRISAP)

P.O. Box 48

Cutler, IL 62238-0048

e-mail: wwwsurvivalexpert@yahoo.com

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