SERE graduates class with historically low attrition
Last updated 1/14/2021 at 9:02am
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – The 336th Training Group held a graduation ceremony for its most successful Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Specialist Apprentice Course Jan. 8, with an all-time low attrition rate of just 7 %.
Prior to becoming SERE specialists, candidates go through a strenuous six-month training pipeline where normal attrition rates average about 50 percent due to the rigorous nature of the training, which takes them from San Antonio, Texas, to here at Fairchild.
"On paper it seems like a short amount of time, but it is a lot of phases that all provide unique...