The 67th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force was celebrated on today (02 March 2018) by all SLAF establishments.
The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, addressed the parade held at AFHQ lobby and extended his best wishes to all members of the Air Force on its 67th Anniversary. The Commander thanked all members past and present and their families for their contribution towards enabling the Air Force to reach the heights it has achieved.
The Commander also attended for the 67th Anniversary celebrations at Riffle Green Grounds in Colombo. The celebrations were organized under the leadership of the Commanding Officer of SLAF Station Colombo Air Commodore Waruna Gunawardana. The Chief of Staff of the SLAF Air Vice Marshal Sumangala Dias, Members of the AFBM, Senior Officers at AFHQ and SLAF Station Colombo, Officers and other ranks attended for these celebrations. The celebrations were concluded with the customary All Ranks Lunch at the Airmens’ Mess at SLAF Station Colombo.
In line with the 67th Anniversary, SLAF has organized an Air Tattoo which will be held on 3rd, 4th and 5th March at SLAF Station Ampara. The tattoo will include a number of mesmerizing events which can be seen very rarely and entrance will be free for the public.