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


-  Secret security clearance (adjudicated final)

-  Hard copy dental records

-  Hard copy medical records

-  Completed MARSOC PR/SERE medical screening form

-  Hard copy orders

-  MARSOC Command pre-screening checklist

-  SERE physical within the last 60 days

-  Required gear and equipment

-  COVID Vaccine Card to present to SERE Medics

-  PCR COVID test required for all personnel 96 hours (4 days) PRIOR to course start date to be provided to SERE Medics upon enrollment

     ​​If tested at home unit, the hard copy test results with test date and negative result along with personally identifiable information that it is your test MUST be provided to the MRTC Medical staff upon enrollment into the course. If personnel do not provide this information they will not be enrolled in the course.


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

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.