Friday - 20 October, 2017

Graduation Ceremony of No 51st Junior Command and Staff Course

The Graduation Ceremony of No 51st Junior Command and Staff Course was held at the Astra Cinema Hall at Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay on 08 August 2016.

The Director Welfare of Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Vice Marshal KFR Fernando graced the occasion as the chief guest.

Graduation ceremony Marked the end of 14 week Course and a total of 19 officers in the ranks of Squadron Leader and Flight Lieutenant from Sri Lanka Air Force, 01  officer in the ranks of Lieutenant from  Sri Lanka Navy, 04 officers in the ranks of captain from Sri Lanka Army and one officer of the Bangladesh Air Force followed the course.

The Junior Commanders Course is accredited by the Kothalawala Defence University and the Officers those who fulfill the required criteria will be awarded with a Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management.

The following officers received special awards at the Graduation Ceremony.

Best All Round Officer

Flt Lt HDKR Hindurangala (Ad/Regt)

Non SLAF Best All Round Officer

Sqn Ldr  Malik Arif Russd (GD/P - BAF)

Best Book Review
Sqn Ldr HKYU Somawansa (Ad/Regt)

Best Sportsman
Sqn Ldr  GDP Premadasa (Tech /Eng)

Excellence in Management Studies

Sqn Ldr    Malik Arif Russd (GD/P - BAF)

Best in Public Speaking
Sqn Ldr  Malik Arif Russd (GD/P - BAF)

Best in Academics

Sqn Ldr  Malik Arif Russd (GD/P - BAF)