Staying Alive

McKenna, Pat
November 1999
Airman;Nov99, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p28
Deals with the United States Air Force Survival School at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington. Lesson in overcoming food aversions according to Chief Master Sergeant Gene Greeson, the school's operations and training manager; Number of courses that comprise the school's curriculum; Features of the training program overseen by the 336th Training Group; Comments by students graduating from the survival school. INSET: Do you have the survival instinct?.


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