The Minister of the Interior presides in Baeza the Flag Jura of the civil guards students
1,533 future civil guards –1,089 men and 44 women– from the 126th class swore the flag this morning at the Baeza Academy in Jaén
During the act, the tie of the Silver Cross of the Order of Merit of the Civil Guard was imposed on the National Ensign of the Baeza Academy and the city's Gold Medal was presented to the Academy
Grande-Marlaska has been accompanied, among other authorities, by the general director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, and by the deputy delegate of the Government in Jaén, Catalina Madueño
The Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, this morning presided over the Jura de Bandera ceremony of the 126th promotion of guards at the Baeza Academy (Jaén).
Grande-Marlaska highlighted the Civil Guard's commitment to society, "the institution that is best valued and the one most trusted by citizens," he stressed. "I have no doubt that the merits necessary to achieve this social support are beginning to be forged in places like this academy, because the services that the Civil Guard provides are led by people who have been trained here with the same values of service to the citizen" , added the minister.
THE PROMOTION WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE STUDENTS
The 126th class is made up of 1,984 students (1,508 men and 476 women). Of them, this morning 1,533 (1,089 men and 444 women) have sworn the flag at the Jaén academy. The rest, coming from the Armed Forces, had already taken the oath beforehand.
Of the opponents who once obtained one of the places offered for access to the Escala de Cabos and Guards of the Civil Guard, 1,717 have entered directly through the free access modality, and 267 did so through the places reserved for professional soldiers of troops and sailors who will have a minimum of five years of service.
24% of the students are women, the highest number of female access registered so far in the Civil Guard. The average age of these civil guards students is 29 years. There are 46% of them university graduates. Most of them reside in Andalusia, followed by Madrid and the Valencian Community.
IMPOSITION OF THE TIE TO THE NATIONAL ENGINEERING
The Minister of the Interior has imposed the tie of the Silver Cross of the Order of Merit of the Civil Guard to the National Ensign of the Academy of Baeza with which the actions and behaviors of extraordinary importance of interest for the country are rewarded and that they redound in prestige for the Institution.
For her part, Dolores Marín, mayor of Baeza, has presented the city's Gold Medal to the Academy of Civil Guards, one of the most important distinctions within the City Council's regulations for distinctions and honors.
The event could be followed by streaming through a web link to the Diario de Jaén, since it was held without an invited audience for health reasons. During this act, Grande-Marlaska has been accompanied, among other authorities, by the general director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez; the deputy delegate of the Government in Jaén, Catalina Madueño; the mayor of Baeza, Mª Dolores Marín; the mayor of Úbeda, Antonia Olivares; the acting chief division general of the Personnel Command José. I. Servant; and the chief brigadier general of the Andalusia Zone, Alfonso Rodríguez.