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How the new Special Warfare Branch at AFRS is making a difference
August 17, 2022
Lt. Col. Joseph Lopez and Tech. Sgt. Kevin Dunham, two of seven members of AFRS’s Recruiting Operations Special Warfare branch pose for a photo outside AFRS’s headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Aug. 4, 2022.

Wearable tech for survival specialists now at JBSA-Camp Bullis
October 22, 2019
Air Force Capt. Logan Hawke, a pilot assigned to the 16th Airlift Squadron; Master Sgt. William Davis and Staff Sgt. Randall Moss, loadmasters assigned to the 16th Airlift Squadron, communicate with rescue forces with a radio during a survival, evasion, resistance, and escape exercise in North, South Carolina, Aug. 21. SERE specialists assigned to the 437th Operations Support Squadron conducted this exercise in order to identify potential areas of improvement in both SERE training and equipment provided to aircrew in case of a potential isolating event.

Technology changes special warfare, combat support training, recruiting at Air Education and Training Command
July 22, 2019
Tech. Sgt. Cornelius Bostic (left), 330th Special Warfare Recruiting Squadron recruiter, briefs Claire Stewart (right), University of Houston Air Force ROTC cadet, on equipment worn by special operations members during the fifth annual Pathways to Blue on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5. Pathways to Blue is a diversity outreach event hosted by Second Air Force with the support of the 81st Training Wing and the 403rd Wing.

SERE specialists showcase training for recruiters
June 17, 2019
An Air Force recruiter with the 330th Recruiting Squadron practices climbing a wall following instruction from survival, evasion, resistance and escape cadre members from 66th Training Squadron, Det. 3, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 3. Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape cadre are responsible for both the four-day Evasion and Conduct After Capture Course and the 15-day SERE Specialist Training Orientation Course at JBSA-Lackland. ECAC was the first stop for recruiters from the 330th RCS who travelled from across the United States to attend this biannual squadron training intended to immerse recruiters into SERE training in order for them to be better able to recruit Air Force SERE candidates.

SERE training detachment gains new commander
June 7, 2019
U.S Air Force Lt. Col. Andrew P. Berven, 66th Training Squadron commander, passes the guidon to Maj. Toby A. Andrews, assuming command, during the 66th TRS, Detachment 3, change of command ceremony June 7, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The 66th TRS, Detachment 3, is responsible for providing environmentally specific trained and globally qualified Airmen in Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) courses.  The detachment selects and trains over 6,000 pipeline technical training Airmen a year in the proper use of principles, techniques, equipment, and procedures necessary to survive anywhere in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Johnny Saldivar)

JBSA-Lackland SERE cadre opens doors to recruiters
April 12, 2019
Instructors from the 66th Training Squadron’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape cadre at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland showcase their knowledge to recruiters from the 330th Recruiting Squadron during an immersion tour March 28. The recruiters travelled from locations across the United States to get a better understanding of the career field and experience the training a candidate must complete to become a SERE specialist.

SERE candidates face trial by fire at JBSA-Camp Bullis
July 20, 2018

Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training starts at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland
June 28, 2018
U.S. Air Force Airman Basic Cole Kramn, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Specialist Training Orientation Course candidate, conducts a pull-up during a mock physical fitness assessment at the SERE specialist schoolhouse at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 22. Kramn, a Spokane, Washington, native, is one of about 400 candidates to come through the orientation course annually.