Greg Anderson

Survival Instructor Greg

Greg Anderson

Survival Instructor


  • Became a full member of the Canadian Military in 1985 as Infanteer with Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
  • Posted to Thunder Bay in 1992 as Training Non-Commissioned Officer (training coordinator/supervisor)
  • Posted to Canadian Forces School of Survival and Aero-Medical Training (CFSSAT) in 2002 as a Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) instructor

Instruction Experience

  • Basic and Advances SERE instructor at CFSSAT
  • Guest instructor for NATO winter survival course in Spatin, Norway, 2004
  • Presented at Civilian Air Med Evac and Transport Association (CAMATA) conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2004 & 2005
  • Guest instructor at Alexander Ross Middle School in The Pas, Manitoba
  • Presented winter survival techniques at NATO flying training center in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Skills, Certifications and Errata

  • Canadian Forces Basic Survival
  • Advanced SERE
  • Man tracking Level I, II, and III
  • Survival Instructor
  • Ground search manager
  • Arctic, desert and sea survival
  • United States Marine Corp combat survival course
  • Advanced instructional techniques
  • St. John’s Ambulance First  Aid and CPR Level C
  • Small craft vessel operator
  • Mountain operations course




Personal History

  • Moved to northwest Ontario at age 10
  • Childhood spent hiking, fishing and hunting around Manitouwadge, Ontario
  • Cub Scout and Boy Scout
  • Father of two teenage daughters

Personal Hobbies

  • Hunting (archery, black powder, rifle)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Hockey
  • Practicing fire by friction
  • ATV riding