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SURVIVAL, EVASION, RESISTANCE AND ESCAPE (SERE) SPECIALIST

ENSURE AIRMEN SURVIVAL

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Whether it’s in the desert, the arctic, at sea, in the jungle or as a prisoner of war, Airmen must be prepared to survive, evade, resist and escape any situation. And it’s the SERE specialists' mission to train them. These experts know how to survive in the most remote and hostile environments on the planet. It’s up to them to make sure that when a mission doesn’t go as planned, the Airmen involved are ready for anything and can return with honor. 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Completion of high school 

  • ASVAB REQUIREMENTS

    Minimum score of 55 in the General category of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Be a U.S. citizen and qualify for a “Secret” security clearance.

    • Be between the ages of 17 and 39.

    • Obtain an 11th-grade reading level on the Air Force Reading Abilities Test.

    • Must not have a speech impediment that interferes with clear enunciation.

    • Meet the minimums of the SERE Physical Abilities and Stamina Test (PAST).

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

From the jungle to the arctic, SERE specialists are trained to survive in the most extreme conditions, so their tools must be up for every challenge.

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