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Felicitation and Awards for Special Achievements by SLAF Personnel

Published on: 2015-12-30 17:32:14
Felicitation and Awards for Special Achievements by SLAF Personnel
The Officers and other ranks who have brought honour and fame to the Sri Lanka Air Force with their performances were felicitated by the Commander of  the Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala at a simple ceremony today(29 Dec 2015) at SLAF Headquarters, Colombo.

This event was organized at the initiative of the Commander of the Air Force in view of felicitating and encouraging these outstanding SLAF personnel.

A brief description of the achievements is as follows:

Detection of foreign currency at BIA
The following personnel had assisted Sri Lanka Customs in 2008 to detect and confiscate foreign currency worth Rs. Eighty million at the BIA.

Sqn Ldr SR Siriwardana        
Sqn Ldr TP Samadasa          
Sqn Ldr SK Weerasekara     
Sqn Ldr JC Manawadu
Sgt Gunasekara CPA
Sgt Jayakodi JASD
Cpl Dissanayake DMR

Outstanding Sports personnel
The following outstanding athletes and weight lifters of the SLAF were felicitated in view of their achievements:

023708 LAC Ranasinghe RMSJ - Javelin Throw
Promoted to the rank of Act. Cpl
Thailand Open Athletics Championship - 2015 – 1st place
Set a new national record at SAG trials 2015.

028937 LAC Sadaruwan MHY - Pole Vault                                                               
 Set a new national record at SAG trials 2015

AW/3019 LAC Maduwanthi GKAA   - Hammer Throw
 Set a new national record at the National Sports Festival - 2015

024643 LAC Peters SM  -  Weight Lifting
Set a new national record at the National Sports  Festival - 2015
 
VAW/01532  LAC Wickramasinghe WMAS  - Weightlifting                                                                         
Set  three (03) new national records at the National Sports Festival - 2015
   
VAW/01876    LAC    Gomes BDH  - Weightlifting
Set  three (03) new national records at the National Sports Festival - 2015
 
Commended by the Air Officer Commanding
18243    Sgt    Kumara GDS    - Commended for his outstanding contribution at SLAF Stn Bcl in 2015


 
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