Combat Water Survival Training
Cadets from the ROTC program at NMU get ready to tread water for 5 minutes.
Cadets are treading water. they are not allowed to grab onto the side of the pool. If they do before time is up, they fail that portion of the test.
A Cadet performs the second part of CWST by doing a 15 meter gear swim.
A cadet performs the next test which was a gear drop. the cadet must go beneath the water and remove all gear and drop his weapon before re-surfacing.
A Cadet completes the third phase of the test by jumping of the 6 meter platform with his/her rifle held over their head. the cadet must resurface and swim to the side of the pool unassisted in order
to receive a go on this part of the test.
A Cadet performs a water survival traiing class. they are instructed to create a flotation device utilizing either their ACU top or ACU bottoms.