The Badge Awarding Ceremony of EOD Training School SLAF Station Palavi for No 34 Officers, No 49 Airmen, No 09 Airwomen and No 25 Naval Personnel Basic EOD Courses was held on 22 December 2017 at the parade square of SLAF Station Palavi. Air Vice Marshal WLRP Rodrigo the Deputy Director Ground Operations participate as the Chief Guest.
The courses comprised of 04 Air Force Commissioned Officers, 02 Naval Commissioned Officers, 26 Airmen, 02 Airwomen and 04 Sailors. 38 awardees received their certificates and badges to mark the successful completion of the courses at the ceremony.
Best all round Officer, Best all round airman and other special award winners of the EOD Basic Courses are as follows.
Award Winners of EOD Basic Courses;
Best All-Round Officer Fg Off HTII Somathilake
Best All-Round Airman 45264 Lac Karunarathne RMLDC
Best Airmen in Practicals 45264 Lac Karunarathne RMLDC
Best Airmen in Academics 43866 Lac Udayanga Kumara WMS
Best Airmen in Physical Fitness 39902 Lac Senawirathne MGPL
Best Airman in Situation Tackling Exercise 37009 Lac Prasaad Kumara KG