19 Air Maintenance Squadron

19 Air Maintenance Squadron (19 AMS) provides second-line aircraft maintenance support to all of the flying squadrons at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Comox, and specific aircraft maintenance support to 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in Victoria. The Squadron also provides Explosive Ordnance Disposal services to 19 Wing and various areas within British Columbia and the Yukon.

The mission of 19 AMS is to deliver excellent maintenance support to meet operational requirements within 19 Wing and CFB Comox by providing quality products, services and workmanship through leadership and technical expertise.

The Commanding Officer of 19 AMS is responsible for approximately 110 personnel who work in a wide range of areas including armament, avionics, non-destructive testing, aircraft structures and mechanical support. 19 AMS has been a certified Air Force 9000 Plus organization since February 2002 and has also been an Accredited Maintenance Organization (AMO) since August 2003. 19 AMS was established in 1993.

Contact information

19 Air Maintenance Squadron
19 Wing Comox
PO Box 1000 Station Main
Lazo BC  VOR 2KO

Wing Public Affairs Officer

Email: 19wingpublicaffairs@forces.gc.ca
Phone: 250-339-8201


SUPERBIA ET EXCELLENTIA (Pride and Excellence)

Significance: The eagle's head turned to the left represents 19 Air Maintenance Squadron’s tie to the Royal Canadian Air Force. The West Coast First Nations style of the eagle and Comox Glacier represent the location of 19 AMS in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island and the First Nations heritage of the area.