Zig Zag never said that the company owners wrote the disclaimer. “When the first thing you have to say is a disclaimer that YOUR company’s name”. This SERE contract can make a difference to both students, who will be operating in dangerous parts of the world, and the soldiers who came before them in continuing to contribute. If this problem persists, please report it to us on our support forum! 2.) They didn’t put in the disclaimer, I did and it was so that someone wouldn’t immediately jump in and try to associate them with white supremacists …. Entries (RSS) Man made fire starters I understand where you are coming from. It’s how we can continue producing high quality coverage of warfare and global issues for you to enjoy. The Instructor training course is a course required by all TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) instructors. Join our community. Personal protection So maybe the owners are Chinese and went with 88 because they thought it sounded better (in English) than 888. The training I got from SERE 1 has changed the way I act in both environments. Firecraft GS employees cost the tax-payer more than a government contractor factoring benefits and retirement. “Signal 88” is police code in the State of Nebraska that simply means, “Situation Secure,” or “All is Safe.”, In 2003 I started a company called Signal 88 Security and began franchising the business throughout the United States. 88? You have to have completed their Level 1 course and the instruction goes into more depth in these subjects: Personal Survival Kits (PSK) civilian SERE instructor in the military lol... that’s about it. Second, I’ll address what they do. Firecraft Building fires To comment on this article please login or create an account. After successfully completing the SERE Indoctrination Course at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, you will go to Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington where your initial training will take place. But, I’ll address a concern some of you will share with me. Although we do that very well too. We bring our own food. Once again, I don’t need those readers. Signaling In the field I’m much more comfortable venturing further away from civilization than I had in the past. Weather dependent skills. They are based in Nebraska and you may have seen them on one of the “survival shelter” shows on cable. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by scoutswimmer on Mar 26, 2009 … I see the validity and concern of government contractors in civilian agencies but question the need to eliminate contractors from the DOD. And I’m glad they weren’t dissuaded by the second meaning: Because 88 is a pretty awesome number, and I don’t want it diminished one jot by a bunch of fuckwits (kinda like what happened to “Madonna”). Although there is not an extremely high demand for former Air Force SERE personnel in the civilian job force, there are related positions available if one takes the time to look. Prior to taking the class I had several retired military friends try to talk me out of it. The arrogance of those bastards, that’s the atomic number of radium and radium makes you sick. Training. Sustenance Knife and saw use So the guy opening up the hatch in the sere 2 video. Requested URL: gosere.proboards.com/thread/478/civilian-sere-instructor, User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/84.0.4147.89 Safari/537.36. All Rights Reserved. It should be called civilian Survival Courses… there is no need for a civilian hunter or regular LEO to have the “E-R-E” component unless they are high risk of capture by a foreign enemy/terrorists. As a former SERE instructor I know what’s in the community curriculum They should stop using “SERE” which is a very loaded set of training. You adding that disclaimer shows that he’s got a point. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. 88 Tactical isn’t some nefarious code for something that would turn my stomach. I don’t run my website that way. It’s said that many of the newest incoming instructors are not ITC (Instructor Training/Certification Course) qualified and that requirement will be requested to be waived. Previous Thread; Next Thread; Please make a selection first; new « Prev; 1; Next » scoutswimmer Recruit. The confidence and knowledge I gained from SERE Help make that possible. Foraging When I can iron out my schedule to take SERE 2 I’ll jump at the chance. Choosing the proper equipment If you’d like an ad-free experience, consider becoming a SOFREP member and enjoy a whole host of other benefits besides the ad-free part. Air Force SERE Specialist Civilian Career Opportunities. Having taken SERE 1 from 88 Tactical I know first hand it’s probably as far as you can take a “civilian” SERE class without legal issues. My wife is japanese American and makes me bento boxes. When the first thing you have to say is a disclaimer that your company’s name isn’t some “nefarious code” that’s probably a big red flag that you might have made a poor choice. What to do in a wilderness emergency How To Subscribe To The Soldier Systems RSS Feed, 88 Tactical’s SERE 2, “Escape from Metropolis”. Apparently, comprehension doesn’t come natural to you. The vids look pretty cool.