After successfully completing one year of training, fourteen aspirants were dismissed on Friday they received their coast guard certificate and diploma for Extraordinary Police Officer of the Director of the Caribbean Coast Guard, Walter Hansen and Alpha Falbru, Director of the Law Enforcement and Security Training Institute (ORV).
The aspirants receive the diploma and certificate during a ceremony at Parera Naval Base. The aspirants are now full-fledged coast guards and are stationed at the coast guard support points on Sint Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba operationally implemented. These aspirants started the Basic Coast Guard Training (BOK) in August 2022. In the following four weeks they had their training weeks, the Samen Sterk period, during which they both were tested mentally and physically. After the training weeks, the rest of the training began BOK and she received lessons in basic and shooting skills, seamanship, legal subjects, nautical subjects and boarding procedures.
The aspirants have a lot of robust, mental and theoretical competition and are now ready to enter society to protect. During the ceremony, both the Director of the Coast Guard, Walter Hansen and Alpha Concentration Falbru from the ORV spoke to the new coast guards. The young ones have more than a year of aspirants look forward to this day. After working hard and being away from home for long periods of time, now it’s a party. The diplomas have been received and the real work at the Coast Guard can begin to start. The new coast guards will soon go to the coast guard support points where they are deployed at sea together with the other coast guards.