Friday - 22 February, 2019

Progress of No 59 Junior Commanders Course

Junior Naval Staff Course Visit to Junior Command and Staff College

A delegation from the JNSC made a friendly visit on 17th February 2019 to JC&SC Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay, in view of having an interaction session with the Student Officers and the Directing Staff on an invitation made by the Commanding Officer of JC&SC.
 
The session was carried out at the Base gymnasium along with a friendly Basketball match and at Marble beach where both Student Officers played Tag Rugger and Tug of War with the aim of enhancing the good relationship and interaction between military organizations.



The Wartime Application Module

The Wartime Application module was conducted on 15 February 2019 for the Student Officers of No. 59 Junior Command and Staff Course.

The Wartime Application Module is designed to educate the Student Officers on Air Power Application as per the taxonomy and contribution of the SLAF towards the successful completion of the ‘North and East Humanitarian Operations’. The lectures were conducted in the form of interactive sessions to give the opportunity to share their experiences. A separate central discussion was held at the end of each lecture for the students to clarify their doubts with the participation of all Specialist Officers who conducted the lectures during the day.



The Air Power Module Was Successfully Completed

The Air Power module was successfully completed with the exercise “Neighbourland” on 14 February 2019. Lectures and syndicate discussions were conducted on Air power and formal appreciation writing prior to the exercise from 10 February 2019.

During the exercise Student Officers in 4 Sub Syndicates got the opportunity to write appreciations on a conflict between two countries in a fictitious setting.  The Student Officers were also given the chance to discuss and defend their Air Plans in a common forum with the participation of all 4 Sub Syndicates members on the last day of the exercise.
 
The overall aim was achieved as the Student Officers effectively planned and briefed the appreciations and air operation plans with the guidance and supervision of the Directing Staff.

The following day, the Student Officers completed the writing of an Operations Order individually taking into consideration the given comprehensive outline plan based on their final submissions of the exercise.



Bangladesh Country Presentation of No. 59 JC&SC

The country presentation of Bangladesh Student Officer, Squadron Leader Sheikh Monzurul Hassan of the No. 59 Junior Command and Staff Course was held on 7 February 2019 at the Auditorium of Junior Command and Staff College, Sri Lanka Air Force Academy, China Bay.

The overall aim of this presentation is to avail the opportunity for the Students Officers to present about their motherland in front of an audience representing different countries.



Practice Dining Night of the No.59 Junior Command and Staff Course

As a part of the Junior Command and Staff Course, the “Practice Dining Night” of the No. 59 JC&SC was conducted on 6 February 2019 at Officers’ Mess SLAF, Academy China Bay with the participation of 30 student Officers including 4 Foreign Officers and Directing and Permanent Staff and  the Commanding Officer.

The function was conducted as per the guidelines on conduct of a Dinning Night with the presence of the Programme Band in order to convey correct understanding to the Student Officers on the procedure of formal dining.




Visit to Navy Dockyard Trincomalee

A Course visit was conducted to SL Navy Dockyard Trincomalee on 31 January 2019, in view of giving the understanding for the Students Officers on the role and task and to witness the Fleet of the SL Navy.

Further, with the perspective of enhancing the knowledge of Junior Command and Staff Course participants and to develop relationship and interaction between military organizations a sports event was conducted with the participation of JC&SC and Junior Navy Staff College Directing Staff and Student Officers.
 


Sri Lankan Country Presentation of No. 59 JC&SC

The Country Presentation of Sri Lankan Student Officers of the No. 59 Junior Command and Staff Course was held on 30 January 2019 at the auditorium of the Junior Command and Staff College, Sri Lanka Air Force Academy, China Bay.

The overall aim of this presentation is to avail the opportunity for the Students Officers to present about their motherland in front of an audience representing different countries.



Course Picnic of the No 59 Junior Command and Staff Course

The ‘Course Picnic’ of the No 59 Junior Command and Staff Course was conducted at the Skandig Beach Resort in Trincomalee on 27 January 2019. The course picnic gives the Student Officers and Directing Staff the opportunity for interaction, leisure and entertainment. 

A committee including a Sponsor DS and Student Officers was nominated to organize the event and to forward a proposal for the event. This gave the exposure for the Student Officers to find suitable locations, select menus and other requirements according to their budget and to plan different entertainment/ team building activities during the picnic.



Mock Conference of No. 59 JC&SC

The exercise Mock Conference of No. 59 Junior Command and Staff Course, a part of the Administration Module was held on 22nd January 2019 at the Academy Conference Hall, SLAF Academy, China Bay.

This exercise will help to Student Officers to get the exposure of a conference with the attendance of relevant appointment holders of the Station. After the conference, the Student Officers are to write the minutes of the conference as an assessed exercise of the Module.