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Paratroopers in action at SLAF Ampara

Published on: 12:44pm on Sunday 8th April 2012
Paratroopers in action at SLAF Ampara
The passing out parade of 25th Basic Airborne Course was held colorfully at the Drop Zone Sri Lanka Air Force Station Ampara on 07th April 2012. Sri Lanka Air Force Commander Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama grace the occasion as the Chief Guest, while other Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka Navy Sri Lanka Air Force senior Officers were also among the distinguish guests. The proud parents of the trainees were also present with great honour to witness the function.

The parade Commenced with static line Para jumping of trainees from Y -12 Air Craft at 1000 feet. After that Sky divers of the SLAF performed a magnificent show jumping at 6000 height from the same Air Craft. While Chief instructor Parachute Training School CS Piyasundara landed with the Air Force Flag.

Drill display by Air Force colour Squadron added more colures to the parade followed by attractive band display by Air Force Band. The chief guest awarded the Parachute badges for the trainees passing out. LAC Pathiraja from regimental Special force was adjudged the best para trooper. No 25th batch consisted of 21 personnel. One Commissioned Officer from sri lanka Air Force, Two Chief Petty Officer from Sri Lanka Navy, 04 Special Forces soldiers from Sri Lanka Army and 14 soldiers from Regiment Special Forces Sri Lanka Air Force.


 
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