Note: This  UNCLASSIFIED publication is designed to provide

Service members quick-reference survival, evasion, and recovery

information. See Appendix B for the scope, purpose, application,

implementation plan, and user information.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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CHAPTER I EVASION                             

1. Planning…………………………………………………………………………I-1

2. Camouflage……………………………………………………………………..I-1

3. Shelters…………………………………………………………………………I-3

4. Movement………………………………………………………………………I-3

CHAPTER II NAVIGATION

1. Stay or Move Considerations……………………………………………….II-1

2. Navigation and Position Determination……………………………………..II-1

3. Travel Considerations……………………………………………………….II-10

4. River Travel………………………………………………………………….II-10

5. Ice and Snow Travel…………………………………………………………II-11

6. Mountain Hazards……………………………………………………………II-12

7. Summer Hazards…………………………………………………………….II-12

8. Dry Climates…………………………………………………………………II-12

9. Tropical Climates…………………………………………………………….II-13

10. Open Seas…………………………………………………………………..II-13

CHAPTER III RADIO COMMUNICATIONS AND SIGNALING

1. Radio Communications (Voice and Data)……………………………………..III-1

2. Signaling………………………………………………………………………..III-2

CHAPTER IV RECOVERY

1. Responsibilities……………………………………………………………….IV-1

2. Site Selection………………………………………………………………….IV-1

3. Site Preparation……………………………………………………………….IV-1

4. Recovery Procedures………………………………………………………….IV-1

CHAPTER V MEDICAL

1. Immediate First Aid Actions………………………………………………….V-1

2. Common Injuries and Illnesses………………………………………………V-9

3. Plant Medicine……………………………………………………………….V-15

4. Health and Hygiene………………………………………………………….V-18

6. Rules for Avoiding Illness…………………………………………………..V-18

CHAPTER VI PERSONAL PROTECTION

1. Priorities………………………………………………………………………VI-1

2. Care and Use of Clothing ……………………………………………………VI-1

3. Other Protective Equipment………………………………………………….VI-2

4. Shelters………………………………………………………………………..VI-3

5. Fires…………………………………………………………………………..VI-8

CHAPTER VII WATER

1. Water Requirements ………………………………………………………..VII-1

2. Water Procurement………………………………………………………….VII-1

3. Water Preparation and Storage……………………………………………..VII-7

CHAPTER VIII FOOD

1. Food Procurement…………………………………………………………..VIII-1

2. Food Preparation…………………………………………………………….VIII-9

3. Food Preservation…………………………………………………………..VIII-11

CHAPTER IX INDUCED CONDITIONS

1. Nuclear Conditions……………………………………………………………IX-1

2. Biological Conditions…………………………………………………………IX-6

3. Chemical Conditions………………………………………………………….IX-7

APPENDIX A     THE WILL TO SURVIVE………………………………….A-1

APPENDIX B     PUBLICATION INFORMATION………………………….B-2


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