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Welcome to NSTI -ASTC Cherry Point, NC


Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point is a detachment of the Navy Medicine Operational Training Command of Pensacola, Florida. Located on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on the Neuse River in Havelock North Carolina. Our mission is to maximize the performance and survivability of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircrew under the rigorous conditions of Naval Aviation. That mission is accomplished through the Naval Aviation Survival Training Program.

ASTC Cherry Point provides and meets the aviation survival and safety requirements of 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. Find out information on classes below.




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To request an authorization for training, please contact ASTC Cherry Point at: (252) 466-7355
CNAF M-36710.7 dtd 15 Jan 2023 no longer authorizes alternate training due to inoperative devices/inclement weather for refresher students. As such, any factor creating device unavailability will result in a letter of Conditionally Qualified (CQ) or Unqualified (UQ), dependent on the number of devices unavailable, and the student will have 90 days to the complete the deficient module(s). If device unavailability is the reason for Conditional Qualification and the individual is unable to return to the ASTC for completion of the deficient training module prior to a deployment, an extension until 30-days post-deployment may be requested. The approval authority for this type of extension is the aviation TYCOM, CMC, COMNAVAIRFORES, or command delegated this authority by TYCOM CMC or COMNAVAIRFORES, for their assigned units. Refer to Paragraph 8.4.4 of CNAF M-3710.7 regarding training waivers and extensions other than the deployment extension described above.

What to Bring:

Uniform of the day for training is a flight suit or an appropriate working uniform. All Personnel reporting for Aviation Survival Training must report with the following:

  1. NATOPS Training Jackets
  2. A current Aeromedical Clearance Notice ("Up-Chit") DD2992
  3. Medical Clearance for Nonmilitary/Non-aircrew Personnel to Fly in USN/USMC Aircraft OPNAV 3710/18 or 6410/15
  4. Appropriate swim attire and towel. Swim goggles and earplugs are not authorized for any water testing evaluation.
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NON-AIRCREW Device Request and Go-BY
USMC UWE Device Request and Go-BY

All Classes begin at 0730 sharp. Please report to the ASTC no earlier than 0700 and no later than 0715 in Building 3957.
NOTE!! It Is Each Student's Responsibility To Accurately Report Their Personal State Of Health And Physical Condition Upon Reporting For Training!!! Naval Aviation Survival Training is HIGH RISK training.

Training Start Time:

All Initial and Refresher Classes normally begin at 0730 sharp. Please be at the ASTC NO LATER THAN 0715 for Check-in, Medical Screening and Record Checks.
NOTE! Please be on time. Students reporting AFTER 0715 may forfeit their seats to stand-by students and may be rescheduled.
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, information can be found on the main MCAS Cherry Point website or call the MCAS Cherry Point (252) 466 2811.
NOTE! No open sores, wounds, scabs, or bandages are allowed in the pool, to include recent small pox vaccinations. Any student with this issue will be rescheduled to a later date.



Directions to ASTC Cherry Point From the New Bern NC Airport (EWN): Depart the Craven Regional Airport passenger terminal to the first stop light at Hwy 70. Turn RIGHT or EAST on Hwy 70 to Havelock, approximately 17 miles. Proceed into Havelock to the intersection marked for the MCAS Cherry Point Main Gate on Fontana Blvd (Car wash on left, KFC on right).
Local Directions: Proceed through the Main Gate on Roosevelt Blvd to "E" Street. (Landmarks: MCCS Complex on left). ASTC is 2 stop lights down "E" St. on left hand side of the corner of "E" and 4th Streets. Building 4065. Look for the yellow "ASTC" letters on the blue roll-up door.


Bachelors Officers Quarters
(252) 466-5169

Bachelors Enlisted Quarters
(252) 466-3060

Cherry Point Inn
487 Madison Dr, Havelock, NC 28533
(252) 466-5169

Devil Dog Inn (TEQ)
F St, Bldg 3673, MCAS Cherry Point, NC 28533
(252) 466-3060

ASTC Cherry Point Quarterdeck/Scheduling: (252) 466-7355
Scheduling Email:
After Hours Duty Cell Phone: (252) 525-8355

207 4th Ave, Havelock, NC 28532

7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone Numbers:
Telephone(Local): (770) 396-3898
Telephone(Toll-Free): 800-917-2081
Fax: (770) 396-3790
COE is the institutional accrediting body for the NMFSC AOR and is available for students and staff who have
submitted issues through normal grievance channels but feel that their grievance is still unresolved.

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