The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Coast Guard Service celebrated 39 years of existence in the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force. A church service was held on the 1st December, 2019 at the Calliaqua Methodist Church to commemorate the event.
Attending the service was Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John, Commander of the SVG Coast Guard, Mr. Brenton Cain and other senior and rank and file officers of the SVG Coast Guard Service.
In delivering brief remarks during the church service, Commissioner John congratulated the Coast Guard on it achievement. He highlighted the tremendous work that the Coast Guard has been doing to save lives not only in St. Vincent and the Grenadines but in the region as well.
According to Commissioner John, the SVG Coast Guards conducts continuous medical evacuations from the Grenadines Islands; responds to distress calls from seafarers; conducts patrols of SVG maritime boundaries – while at the same time interdicts illegal drugs and contrabands within the waters of SVG.
The Commissioner also commended Commander Cain and his staff for the efficiently run Coast Guard Summer programme and the distribution of gift basket to the needy.
A fun day is planned for Wednesday 4th December, 2019 at the Calliaqua Playing Field commencing at 1000hrs.
The Coast Guard Commander along with the other officers will like to thank the other members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and the Government and people of SVG for their continued support over these years.
Please see listed below the activities for the fun day:
Athletics Drunken man race
Lime and Spoon Sack Race
Football Tug of war