19 Wing/CFB Comox

There were 1,004 regular military, 132 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 251 civilian workers at 19 Wing/CFB Comox at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

The current functions of 19 Wing/CFB Comox are to provide:

  • Surface, subsurface, and aerospace surveillance
  • Search and rescue
  • Transport, combat support, and contingency operations
  • Core training in support of CF missions

Operational and Support Units

  • 407 Maritime Patrol Squadron
  • 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron
  • 19 Air Maintenance Squadron
  • CF School of Search and Rescue
  • Regional Cadet Gliding School (Pacific)
  • HMCS Quadra Sea Cadet Summer Training Centre

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
2,885 $89,616,000 $131,751,000 1,337 129

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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