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Originally posted by Brother Stormhammer
You then need to organize sources of supply. Having everybody bring his / her family hunting rifle and brace of pistols works well in the movies, but in a real 'situation', you're going to need a unified set of weapons, to simplify maintenance and ammo supply. You'll also need caches of food, water, first aid gear, batteries, and other sundries too numerous to list. You'll need radio gear, and training in communications protocols.
You'll need uniforms (or at the very least, badges) so that you fall under the provisions of the Geneva Conventions. You might also consider reading up on those same conventions, since abiding by them would be a really good idea.
As there is little hope that your enemy will adhere to the Geneva convention I would take a lesson from the French resistance who only openly wore FFI (French Forces of the Interior) armbands after June 6, 1944 (D-Day) until such a time as you are engaged in open conflict with an enemy it is best to remain totally covert and without leaving such an obvious means of compromise like uniforms lying about.
Education in such basic skills as map reading, wilderness survival, basic first aid, intelligence gathering, and small-unit tactics would also be very useful.
A militia which is describes in this thread is going to be best employed as a recon/sabotage unit. Camouflage is another important skill to accquire and especially anti IR camo. Even walking about can leave an observable heat trail.
Patience and keen observational skills are a must. It is no good organising a unit and sacraficing it for nothing. Pick targets that maximise your advantage and minimise the enemy's.