Friday - 30 September, 2022

GRADUATION CEREMONY OF NO 69 JUNIOR COMMAND AND STAFF COURSE

The Graduation Ceremony of No 69 Junior Command and Staff Course was held today (08 April 2022) at the Junior Command and Staff College Auditorium at the SLAF Academy China Bay. The Director Air Operations, Air Vice Marshal Udeni Rajapaksha graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.

The ceremony marked the end of a 14 week long course attended by a total of 29 Officers out of which 28 Officers were from the SLAF in the ranks of Squadron Leader and Flight Lieutenant and one Officer from Sri Lanka Navy.

After a week of E-Learning while completing the quarantine the student officers started their contact phase.
The Junior Command and Staff College is accredited to the General Sir John Kothalawala Defence University and the Officers who fulfill the required criteria will be offered a Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management.

Addressing the ceremony, the Commanding Officer of the College, Air Commodore Chandima Alwis emphasized the importance of applying the knowledge gained for the betterment of the Air Force and the nation and also stressed that integrity is prominent for Officers of the Sri Lanka Air Force.  

 AWARD WINNERS OF THE COURSE NO 69 JUNIOR COMMAND AND STAFF COURSE
 
BEST ALL ROUND OFFICER
Squadron Leader KPC Koswatta (Electronics Engineering)

BEST STUDENT IN ACADEMICS
Squadron Leader KPC Koswatta (Electronics Engineering)

BEST BOOK REVIEW
Squadron Leader RDTH Rajapaksha (Civil Engineering)

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER
Flight Lieutenant KSN Ranasinghe (Operations Air)

BEST SPORTSMAN
Squadron Leader GPDP Ganegoda (Civil Engineering)

BEST IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Squadron Leader KHS Kodippilige (Electronics Engineering)

EXCELLENCE IN AIR POWER STUDIES
Squadron Leader EMCB Budumuththawa (Regiment)