19 Wing graduates 16 new Sar Techs

19 Wing Comox held a graduation ceremony Thursday for 16 students who completed the Search and Rescue Technician Course.

The graduation marks the culmination of an intense year of training that prepares students to become primary care paramedics with expertise in land and sea survival, parachuting, mountaineering, diving, and flying operations.

The graduating students parachuted into the ceremony.

Presiding Thursday were Lt.-Gen. Al Meinzinger, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, and BGen Mike Atkins,

19 Wing Commander.

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