RCMP Awards Honour Past and Present, and Share a Glimpse into the Future
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Prince George BC – A wave of red serge rolled through the Prince George Playhouse this morning as members of the RCMP North District were recognized for length of service or received special recognition for specific events.
This year, the annual event had a flavour of past, present and future.
The past, was represented by retired Staff Sergeant Pat McTiernan. He retired in March of 2015, having served 35 years, and received his gold clasp recognizing those three and a half decades of service. McTiernan is well known in this region, as he was a very public face for traffic safety.
The present saw six members receive a bronze clasp for 25 years service and several other members officially recognized for their actions that were above and beyond the call of duty.
Two civilians were among those who received a Commanding Officer’s Commendation and Insignia. Andy Adams, ( in photo at left) and Rhett Kennedy were both recognized for their heroic efforts to rescue a person who had fallen into a crevice on a glacier.
The future saw two children , 6 year old Malahkaj Romancych and 8 year old sister Kandace, decked out in their mini-Mountie uniforms. The two were on hand to celebrate their father, Corporal Trevor Romanchych who was receiving a District Officer’s Certificate of Appreciation