The Graduation Ceremony of No 52 Junior Command and Staff Course was held at the Astra Hall at Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay on 22 November 2016.
The Director Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering of Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Vice Marshal JP Wanigathunge graced the occasion as the chief guest.
The ceremony marked the end of the 15-week Course attended by a total of 24 officers in the ranks of Squadron Leader and Flight Lieutenant from the Sri Lanka Air Force, 1 officer in the rank of Lieutenant Commander from Sri Lanka Navy, 2 officers in the rank of Captain from the Sri Lanka Army, one officer from the Bangladesh Air Force and one officer from the Maldives National Defence Force.
The Junior Command and Staff 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 Sqn Ldr HGTS Wijayasiriwardhane (GD/P)
Non SLAF Best All Round Officer Sqn Ldr Muhammad Nazmul Haque (BAF)
Best Book Review Sqn Ldr CCT Gamage (Tech/ Eng)
Best Sportsman Sqn Ldr KLN Thissera (Ad/Regt)
Excellence in Management Studies Sqn Ldr WGBG Wanasinghe (Medical)
Best in Public Speaking Sqn Ldr WGBG Wanasinghe (Medical)