Welcome to ASTC Cherry Point, NC

ASTC Cherry Point PatchAviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point is one of eightdetachments of the Naval Survival Training Institute (NSTI). Students are provided safe, effective, fleet relevant aviation survival and human performance training focused on preventing the next mishap and increasing survivability. The training is conducted through didactic classroom lectures, in simulator based devices, and with a focus on practical application.



What to Bring

Training Start Time

Student check-in and record checks are conducted from 0700-0730. Classes start immediately after this screening process is completed. Students reporting after this time may be forced to reschedule.

NOTE! Students having received a small pox vaccine within 30 days of training will not be allowed in the pool.

NOTE! Students participating in Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device (ROBD) training have the option of bringing their personal helmet.

NOTE! In case of destructive weather, ASTC Cherry Point will follow Station policy for changes in operation/base closures. To confirm, contact the destructive weather hotlines below.

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)

Underwater Egress Training for 2dMEF Marines

Camp Lejeune offers a TECOM approved one Day Helicopter Egress course located on C St, behind the area 2 pool. Building 234. The academic portion covers all helicopter and V-22 passenger aircraft used by the Marine Corps and the use of compressed air underwater. Students will practice underwater egress from a CH-46, CH-53 and V-22 utilizing compressed air underwater. MAET is an underwater escape trainer with a generic fuselage section representing specific aircraft, amphibious vehicles, cockpits, and cabin emergency escape exits. The SVET is a UET that has the same modular core and rotational capabilities as the MAET but is dedicated for the ground vehicle simulation. It is equipped with modules for the HMMWV and tracked vehicles. The SWET is an individual seat-type device used prior to and in conjunction with the MAET and SVET to introduce Marines to water submersion and the proper use of current Supplemental Emergency Breathing Devices (SEBD).

Training Requests:(910)451-3111

Directions and Lodging

Directions and Lodging


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