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Survival training.....

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by Taco Gunner, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    Taco Gunner

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    Would anyone be interested getting some survival training? I am not talking about "Idaho cabin full of guns and ammo and a hate for the FBI" type survival training..the sort you might need when you are "deep in the woods and your engine falls out and your alone" training. For those that wheel alone, might come in handy. Or for those that wheel in and then hike. Might save your life. We take it every year and it is good shit to know...really in everyday life.

    Training would be conducted over the course of a day and maybe spend a night in the desert. Would be done by a USAF Survival instructor and former Marine Infantryman. Good dude...

    Cost would be relatively cheap..maybe $30.00 per person if we can get a decent group together.

    Thoughts....
     
  2. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    amaes

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  3. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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    NraFan

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    Interesting. Subscribed to see if we can get a good group.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    I've probably forgotten half the stuff I learned in boyscouts many many moons ago.

    A refresher course might be fun.

    Subbed
     
  5. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    i have been wanting to do this for so long! never have gotten the chance to do it though :(
     
  6. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    nelson18matt

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    if i lived there i'd do it for sure... $30 bucks is a steal and for civi's to get SERE specialist and USMC first hand training is awesome

    i'm sure i would enjoy this much more than i did doing SERE during the winter at fairchild...lame
     
  7. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    Only part of the SERE training...much of it is classified! Now, if you all want, I can have the guy the beat the shit out of you to find out some deep rooted information....and secrets..like that time with the goat. He can teach you tricks how to avoid telling the truth...works good with the wife...or husband...or domestic partner...or whatever.
     
  8. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Chonchon

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    Sign me up. I got my pack ready.
     
  9. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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  10. Aug 25, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    mmm possibly..
     
  11. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    If you can do it in October, I might be down.

    A buddy of mine went through SERE and it's not all that classified anymore. Pretty much everything they teach you can be picked up through reading. He said he'd never want to do it again, but it's an excellent course.

    From what I understand, anyone who might be involved in a survival/evasion scenario has to undergo the course (pilots, flight crews, special operators, pararescue, airborne, etc.,) so it's probably extremely difficult to keep most of it under wraps. But having an experienced instructor would be awesome.

    Subscribed.
     
  12. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    interesting..
     
  13. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    I can assure you that the R in SERE is still classified. But..a lot of it is easily attained through plenty of sources. No reason to cover the classified stuff anyway.
     
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    Sounds great but unfortunately I'm too far away. If you guys do a write-up or putting together some sort of glove box packet, I'd be interested in getting a copy. I'd be willing to throw a few bucks your way for that alone since I can't get out there for the event.
     
  15. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    to bad i dont live in AZ :(
     
  16. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:15 AM
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    That's true. Resistance training is not something that gets a lot of exposure.

    My friend was telling me about the whole psychological effects of the "capture" portion of the training. Especially how the trainers beat on the women in the course to get the guys to react. He said keeping control of himself was probably the hardest thing to do in the whole course.

    I read a book a few years back about SEALs that went through the course and one of them almost died from being hung upside-down in a barrel of water. I hope there's none of that in this course! :eek:
     
  17. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:17 AM
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    This sounds interesting. I'll be up for it, depending on my availability
     
  18. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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    Depending on the dates I would be down
     
  19. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    And it's too bad I don't either. :)

    I have done other very real-life survival schools for rescue work and it is GREAT stuff to know!!!

    It is truly sad when people lose life or limb when, with a little knowledge, they would have only had to live with a little discomfort!
     
  20. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Got me ;)
     
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