This Saturday, 19 Wing Comox hosts the funeral for Sergeant Mark Salesse.

The 44-year-old Sergeant passed away while on a military ice climbing exercise in Alberta.

Although the funeral is a private service, the public is invited to pay their respects to the fallen Sergeant.

Major Mary Lee from 19 Wing shares how the public can show their support to Mark’s friends and family.

She added that local groups associated with Sergeant Salesse are invited to attend the funeral service at 2.

A Facebook page set up in memory of Sergeant Salesse can be found here: