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Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point is one of eight detachments 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.
ASTC Cherry Point is a detachment of the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, Naval Survival Training Institute, Pensacola FL. ASTC Cherry Point provides CNO directed Naval Aviation Survival Training Program and adjunctive aviation, aeromedical, and water survival training support for approved local, regional, Joint and OCONUS customers.
ASTC Cherry Point provides aviation survival and safety training for Navy and Marine Corps Aviation and supports all DoD activities. Training includes classroom or squadron lectures, simulator devices and a curriculum that emphasizes hands-on exposure to survival skills. MCAS Cherry Point is located on the Neuse River in Havelock North Carolina.
Scheduling note: Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment the currently scheduled classes are limited and walk-ins are no longer accepted. We understand the demand for training is high and we are doing our best to accommodate the needs of our warfighters. We continue to monitor student demand and are exploring options to add capacity but what is shown on our website is our up to date availability. Check with you local NATOPS department on the status of any NASTP waivers from Commander Naval Air Forces that may impact your aviation readiness.
**COVID-19** Until further notice, all personnel outside the Jacksonville, New Bern, and Havelock, North Carolina area are required to complete a 14-day ROM prior to participation in ASTC training.
Additionally, personnel will not be authorized to enter the ASTC if:
Had close contact with a COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
Anyone one with flu-like symptoms.
Anyone who screens positive on the student check-in sheet.
Refuses to wear a protective face covering (nose and mouth).
Anyone who has a temperature above 100 Degrees Fahrenheit
CNAF has released a limited NASTP waiver extending NASTP quals until 01 January 2021 for those that can't travel to an ASTC. Link to waiver found here.
14 day ROM shall be required for those who are not stationed at a base in Local Area i.e MCB Camp Lejeune or MCAS Cherry Point.. ROM may be completed in your domicile at originating location as long as bubble to bubble transportation and Local base lodging is utilized while attending class.
We continue do our best to serve the fleet by providing safe, effective, and relevant training. We appreciate your support!
FLIGHT SUITS are the uniform of the day for all aviation personnel. All Personnel reporting for Aviation Survival Training must report with the following:
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
7700 Arlington Blvd. Ste. 5113 Falls Church, VA 22042-5113
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