Purpose of Full Spectrum SERE Training

The MARSOC Personnel Recovery (PR)/ SERE Branch has the responsibility to provide Full Spectrum Level C SERE training to MARSOC personnel encompassing Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) to plan for evasion, effect personnel recovery, survive and evade capture in austere environments and resist exploitation appropriately, in accordance with the Code of Conduct, should they become captured or detained.

Scope of Full Spectrum SERE

Full Spectrum training will consist of classroom academic instruction, vicarious learning evolutions consisting of Academic Role-Play Laboratories (ARL), field survival exercises, an evasion exercise, experiential resistance training laboratories (RTL), an urban movement phase and a course debrief.

Number of training days

 - Full Level Spectrum C – 19 continuous days

Class frequency

 - Full Spectrum ITC SERE Course is conducted approximately 10 times annually

Target population description

- Designated billets as directed

Course Requirements

-  Secret security clearance (adjudicated final)

-  Medical/Dental records available to review online (all DOD)

-  Hard copy orders

-  Completed MARSOC Command pre-screening checklist

-  Completed MARSOC PR/SERE medical screening form

          Medical Screening forms MUST be complete, signed, and dated within 60 days of class convening date. Students who report with Medical Screening performed outside the 6 day window will be returned to their command.

-  Members must be fully vaccinated for COVID with Vaccine card

-  Required gear and equipment

Student nominations and Command Pre-Screening checklist must be submitted via email (PDF) to MARSOC G-7, Ms. Meri Fischer ( - Commercial phone 910-440-1133) within 30 days of class convening date. Students must have originals of the aforementioned forms when they check in for the class.


Check in time for the course will be at 0800 RR-526 on Stone Bay.

At the check-in time, attendees who hold a seat will be brought in for processing. Marines reporting late will be directed to return to their parent commands. Attendees who do not have the proper documentation will not be enrolled and will be directed to return to their parent commands. Directly following this process, attendees on a stand-by status will be brought in for processing in the order of their arrival and will be accepted until the class is filled to capacity.

It is the responsibility of the student to ensure they have all of the gear required at the time of check-in. SERE school is not responsible for providing the students gear.
If you have any questions about SERE related issues, please call 910-440-1187/1188 or E-mail here.

If you are coming from outside of the Camp Lejeune area, as per the Course Announcement Message, messing and billeting are directed and available aboard Stone Bay. Contact the MRTC Facility Manager at 910-440-2752 for billeting. You can also check in with the MRTC CDO for a barracks assignment.