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Years of hard work and a life time of dreaming all came together on Friday at 15 Wing Moose Jaw as they held the graduation ceremony for three pilots.

During the ceremony each pilot is presented with their wings.  Captain Matthew Hart says the feeling of finally getting his wings was remarkable, "You always feel small senses of accomplishment throughout the course, but when you get to the grand finale it's pretty unbelievable.  You realize that all the hard work you went through really pays off, it's unbelievable."

Hart says this is something that he has been looking forward to for a long time, "From when I was a young age living on Vancouver Island and watching search and resucue crews search the shores of Vancouver Island in search of people in distress, it's something I've wanted to do for a long time."

Hart along with Singaporean pilots Lieutenant Ng and Lieutenant Jiang are now off to Cold Lake on Monday to start their Fighter Lead-In Training.