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Defence Minister tours future site of Search and Rescue aircraft training centre

COMOX, B.C.- 19 Wing Comox welcomed a very special guest today. Canada's Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, visited the future site of the new fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft training centre. “When you see all...

442 Squadron Involved in Weekend Rescue

On Saturday evening, 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron was tasked by Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria on a mission to medically evacuate an injured crew member from a bulk carrier and transport the...

Hiker rescued from remote location

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of 19 Wing Comox assisted in a major rescue over the long weekend. A CH-149 Cormorant helicopter was tasked to respond by Victoria's Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC)...

Bomb disposal training at 19 Wing Comox

You might hear some loud bangs coming from the grounds at 19 Wing Comox over the next 2 weeks. Bomb disposal technicians from across the country are training hard to hone their skills. Warrant Officer...

Military Getting New Planes For Search and Rescue Missions

New Search and Rescue planes have been announced for the military. The federal government has announced that Airbus has won the bid to replace the aging Buffalo search and rescue planes and also confirmed...

65 members from 19 Wing Comox at RIMPAC

Members from 19 Wing Comox are some of the many participating in RIMPAC. The world's biggest maritime exercise is in its 25th year and 26 countries are involved. Rear-Admiral Scott Bishop says it's an extremely important...

New Housing at 19 Wing Comox

New housing is available for military members in the Comox Valley. Canadian Forces Housing Agency manager with CFB Comox, Russ Arnott, says the units are part of a plan to reinvigorate the Wallace Gardens neighborhood...
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