Underwater Egress TrainingMEDICAL RECORDS (with current AF Form 1042) and ORDERS required for S-V84-A, Underwater Egress Training. Please hand-carry to Student Administration, Bldg 1252 (Survival Billeting) for in-processing. In-processing show-time is 0645 the day of scheduled training.
Welcome to Underwater Egress Training. This unique course is on ditching a helicopter in open seas and being able to respond to possible aircraft rollover. The latest in egress technologies are used providing you with realistic training situations.
The instructors are "hand-picked" to work here. Everyone is highly skilled and knowledgeable in all facets of water survival, as well as other facets of SERE. Their sole mission is to provide you the best training possible. We maintain the only SERE Instructor dive program in order to ensure your safety.
Training here is viewed as more than "just a job." You can feel confident you are attending the best water survival school in DOD. Should you encounter difficulty concerning any matter, feel free to discuss it with our staff in person (dsn: 657-5918), or use the existing avenues for feedback in the form of critiques and/or assessments. Only with your full cooperation are we able to provide an acceptable training environment and implement improvements.
From all of us, Welcome!
The Staff of the Water Training Flight
Serviceable Flight suit or BDU's (IAW AFI 36-2903) are required for morning academics and after pool sessions each day of training.
For pool operations only, students must wear a flight suit or BDU's. Remove all velcro-attached patches. This requirement is in addition to functional uniform described above. BDU's can be worn without blouse in the pool if wearing an authorized T-shirt. NO BELTS worn in the pool. You are required to wear either tennis shoes or dive booties in the pool. NO boots or open toed sandals. You will be getting into the water with these shoes on. We DO NOT supply shoes, uniforms, or towels.
Bring to class:
1. Copy of orders
2. Medical records
3. Wear your dry serviceable uniform
4. Towel and plastic bag for wet clothes
5. Pool Uniform with (Tennis shoes or dive booties).
1. $10.00 in cash for lunch/snacks unless on meal card
2. Note taking materials
Transportation to Water Survival School (Base Pool)
Bus departs promptly at 0745 from Survival Medical building.
A return trip to lodging will be arranged for you at the end of the day.
SCHEDULE FOR S-V84-A DAY 1 of 1:
0645 - 0715 IN-PROCESSING AT STUDENT ADMINISTRATION (students billeted on main side of base must make trans. arrangements to get to Student Admin. on Survival side of base, phone: 247-2244)
0715 - 0745 WALK TO SURVIVAL CLINIC FOR MEDICAL CLEARANCE
0745 - 0800 BUS DEPARTS TO WATER SURVIVAL
0800 - 0815 ATR-1 S-V84-A ORIENTATION
0815 - 0915 UE-1 AIRCREW RESPONSIBILITIES & PHYSIO / PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS
0915 - 0945 UE-2 HEEDS CONSIDERATIONS
0945 - 1000 ATR-2 CHANGE CLOTHES & EQUIPMENT ISSUE
1000 - 1030 ATR-3 SWIM ASSESSMENT
1030 - 1200 UT-1 HEED OPERATIONAL EXERCISE
1200 - 1300 LUNCH
1300 - 1315 ATR-2 CHANGE INTO POOL CLOTHES
1315 - 1330 ATR-4 METS SAFETY BRIEF
1330 - 1630 UT-1 EMERGENCY EGRESS OPERATIONAL EXERCISE
1630 - 1645 ATR-5 GRADUATION AND CRITIQUE