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United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Nick Molina builds his shelter into the hours of darkness during winter survival training Mar. 13, 2018, on Snowbank Mountain, Idaho. The training tested student's resiliance and taught skills for cold weather survival. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy D. Wolff) Marines battle the elements with SERE
Imagine the most miserable, cold weather conditions Mother Nature could throw at you. Low temperatures, rain, sleet, hail, snow and a wind chill that leaves the temperature sitting right around zero degrees Fahrenheit. Those conditions created a beautifully miserable atmosphere for Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape winter survival training course on Snowbank Mountain.
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Tech Sgt. Isaac Denton, 366th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist recovers his gear in a simulated landing during Combat Survival Training August 17, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. SERE specialist’s primary mission is to support air crew by teaching them the best methods of survival in the event they need to eject. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy D. Wolff/Released) SERE: Ready For Anything
Survival, evasion, resistance and escape training has been around since the end of World War II, preparing airmen for any situation life can throw at them. Today, SERE Specialists Staff Sgt. Cassidy Steffen and Tech Sgt. Isaac Denton ensure that Mountain Home pilots are fit to fight when things get dicey.
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