The Secretary of State for Security presides over the flag oath of the 166th Promotion of the College of Young Guards

This new promotion consists of 175 members, of which 45 are women and 130 are men

The Secretary of State for Security, Ana Botella, presided this Thursday the act of swearing in the flag of the 175 members of the 166th Civil Guard Promotion of the “Duque de Ahumada” College of Valdemoro (Madrid). Bottle has underlined before the members of this new promotion “the vocation of service, the help to the most needy and the protection of the most vulnerable” as fundamental values ​​that should guide the members of the Civil Guard.

The Secretary of State for Security has also highlighted the “history and prestige” of the College of Young Guards, an academic institution that “was created nine years after the Civil Guard was born and that, without a continuity solution, has been training its students until today ”.
In the act of oath or promise of fidelity to the flag were also present the general director of the Civil Guard, Felix Azon; Brigadier General Chief of the Teaching Headquarters, Francisco Espadas; and the colonel director of the College of Young Guards, Rafael Morales, among other civil and military authorities. Before initiating the oath, the authorities have inaugurated a statue in homage to "The Moth, in the service of seedling."

New promotion

This 166th Promotion consists of 175 students (130 men and 45 women) with ages between 19 and 23 years. Of the 175 students, 149 have agreed after passing the selective tests that enable them to obtain places reserved for children of members of the Civil Guard and 26 come from the Baeza Academy.
These 175 students joined the College of Young Guards to begin their training period on October 2. The requirements for this type of entry are the same as for other forms of access. 55 percent of these students have a university degree.


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