Welcome to ASTC Cherry Point, NC

ASTC Cherry Point PatchAviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point is one of the East Coast arms of the Naval Survival Training Institute, based in NAS Pensacola. We offer specialized flight physiology and water survival training for all Naval and USMC aviators. ASTC Cherry Point is the only Center dedicated to the mission of the Second Marine Aircraft Wing while also supplying military aviation survival and safety requirements for all Naval Aviation and DoD activities. Through didactic classroom or squadron lectures, simulator devices and a curriculum that emphasizes hands-on exposure to survival skills, we offer the best survival training available to the Fleet.



What to Bring

Training Start Time

All Physiology Classes normally begin at 0800 sharp. Please be at the ASTC NO LATER THAN 0745 for Check-in, Medical Screening and Record Checks.

NOTE! Please be on time. Students reporting AFTER 0745 may not be eligibleto complete a full qualification on that day, and will have to reschedule. Also if students have received a small pox vaccine with-in 30 days of water training they will not be allowed in our pool.

NOTE! If you're coming in to participate in the Reduced Oxygen BreathingDevice (ROBD) training, you're more than welcome to bring in your own helmet.

NOTE! In case of destructive weather, ASTC Cherry Point will follow Base policy for changes in operation/base closures. If you believe that destructive weather may affect training, contact the ASTC Cherry Point duty phone after hours: (252) 525-8355.

MCAS Cherry Point Destructive Weather Hotlines: Commercial: (252) 466-5216 / 5217 (DSN: 582) Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point Inclement Weather hotline: (252) 466-1188 (DSN: 582)

Directions and Lodging

Directions and Lodging


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