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140213-N-CG436-031 PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2014) Students at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) conduct training operations in the center's 40-foot-deep Aquatic Training Facility. NDSTC, the largest diving facility in the world, trains more than 1,200 military divers from every branch of service each year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Scichilone)

The following uniforms and equipment are required for all students:
  • Full Sea Bag
  • Medical and Dental Record
  • Service Dress Blues or Summer Whites (as directed per season)
  • Service Khakis
  • Navy Working Uniform (NWU) – prescribed uniform of the day for daily training
  • Boots - one pair of issue boots (steel-toe)
  • White T-shirt (crew neck) – x 6
  • Navy sweatshirt/pants
  • Students who wear eyeglasses must have two military issue pairs
  • Watch cap
  • Running shoes: 1 pair (required), 2 pair (recommended)
  • UDT swimming trunks: 2 pair minimum (will be issued on Day 1)
  • Towel: x 2
  • Notebook, pens, pencils, high-lighter, calculator, index cards
  • Combination lock
  • For students requiring prescription mask lenses – mask must be black, low volume, with certified and tempered glass. NON-TINTED.

Upon arrival at Northwest Florida Beaches Int’l Airport (ECP)

1. Take shuttle to Naval Support Activity Panama City

Upon arrival at Naval Support Activity Panama City

1. Immediately check-in at NDSTC quarterdeck (orders will be stamped).

2. NDSTC quarterdeck watch will ensure all prospective students are assigned the proper housing arrangement subject to individual orders

3. If you arrive on a weekend you must check-in with Student Control the following Monday if your course of instruction does not begin on the same day.

Indoctrination (Day 1)

1. Arrive in the appropriate Dress uniform (blues or whites) at 0600.

2. Proceed to the assigned classroom (posted on the quarterdeck).

3. Stand-by for uniform inspection.

4. Further instruction will be provided upon completion of uniform inspection.

a. The WINTER period runs DECEMBER through APRIL.

b. The SUMMER period runs MAY through NOVEMBER. OFFICERS/CPOs and ENLISTED Uniform of the Day: NWU

1) Seasonal service dress uniform is required for graduation ceremony for all hands.

2) White cotton t-shirts and athletic running shoes are required for PT. (2 pairs recommended)

3) Personnel must report with and maintain a full sea bag.

4) Women must bring sturdy, comfortable, one-piece swim suits that will not slip off or shift during rigorous exercise. Sports brassieres are highly recommended.

Leave will not be granted to students except during authorized holiday leave periods or when an actual emergency has been verified by the Red Cross.

Automobiles are permitted on board if the owner possesses a valid driver's license, proof of ownership, title, and compulsory automobile insurance. Parking is limited at the Barracks grounds. Student parking is restricted to the barracks parking lot only. (NDSTCINST 5560.1Series) Violation of parking policy could result in the loss of parking privileges and/or NJP.
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