Listed below are several items that will be good suggestions to place in your personal or troop fire building kit.

magnesium fire stick
water proof matches
fire ribbon paste
cotton balls covered in Vaseline
0000 steel wool and 9vt. battery
dryer lint
bag of liter pine or wood shavings
fire starter sticks (made of same material as a fire starter log)
flint and Steele
rain and wind proof lighter
dry Birch tree bark
dry cat tails ( top portion)

If you have any other items that I should include in this list, please send them to me and I will be glad to include them.