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sere

(sîr)
n.
The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax.

sere

a plant SUCCESSION; a progression of plant communities with time.
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What she did have were those she refers to as her everything: her husband, Ryan, who was also a SERE instructor, and a supply of male mentors who were all willing to help a teammate grow, regardless of which bathroom stall they use.
The initial, one-time startup cost for developing a SERE curriculum is estimated to be roughly $300,000.
Deploying units often encounter confusion between the Army's SERE-A program, the SERE 100.
Sailors in aviation fields, special forces and force reconnaissance are the usual students at SERE school.
Haynes II began soliciting advice from the agency responsible for SERE techniques in December 2001, and how Addington, Justice Department legal adviser John Yoo, and White House counsel Alberto Gonzales attempted to redefine torture in the notorious "Torture Memo" of August 2002.
In personnel recovery nothing can prepare soldiers, civilians and contractors as well as direct instruction and practice in SERE, GTAS and other recovery-related information.
SERE was originally designed to train elite soldiers to resist torture such as forced nudity, Bible trashing, sleep deprivation, hooding, isolation, and water-boarding.
The sycamore threatens to shed its leaves - already brown and sere.
b) The distinction between the two proximals sere and se(ni) does not seem to depend on distance.
In Curonian, 2000, it insinuates itself more artfully, as a sheet of netting seems to disappear into the sere clearing behind it.
Some of our strongest advocates on Capitol Hill are not veterans, and some who did sere in the military have called for cuts in funding or sought to limit veterans benefits.