On Saturday 28th February, the St John Rescue Corps (SJRC) carried its Annual Review at its Headquarters and Training School at Fort Madalena. The Corps was reviewed by the Hon. Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Carmelo Abela accompanied by the Commissioner of the Rescue Corps Captain Reuben Lanfranco.
The Minister and distinguished guests followed two main rescue demonstrations. After the demonstrations the Hon. Minister and guests were given a tour of Fort Madalena. They were able to see a wide array of equipment which Corps members use during training and rescue operations.The presentation of certificates was later held at the “Chevalier Vincent J Bugeja Lecture Hall” at the Fort. The certificates included First Aid, Medical Gases, AED, Fire Fighting Foundation and High-Angle Rescue. Members who have successfully completed the Recruitment Programme in 2014 were presented with the Rescue Volunteer Class I appointments.
Various distinguished guests attended the Annual Review including recently appointed Commander of St. John Malta Colonel Mark Mallia, British High Commissioner His Excellency Mr. Rob Luke and US Head of Mission at the US Embassy in Malta Mr. Kerry Flynn.
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