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COMMANDO REGIMENT HEAD QUARTER BATTALIAN

Maj DMSB Dissanayake RWP USP


On 15th March 1999 with the approval of the Army Headquarters, Regimental Headquarter Battalion was opened, for the welfare and well being of the injured and disabled Commandos. Maj BPS de Silva RSP was appointed as 1st Officiating CO of the RHQ Battalion.

Past Commanding Officers of RHQ Battalian

Name

From

To
Maj BPS De Silva RSP 28.11.1998 31.03.2005
Lt Col LWH Gamage RSP 31.03.2005 01.05.2006
Lt Col CHMCPK Chandrasekara 01.05.2006 16.02.2009
Maj BPAP Thilakarathna 16.02.2009 27.01.2013
Lt Col LRTD Herath 27.01.2012 06.11.2014
Lt Col PP Wanniarachchi RWP RSP 06.11.2014 25.01.2016
Lt Col EADK Sooriyakumara USP 25.01.2016 12.03.2018
Lt Col RGLK Weerakoon RSP 12.03.2018 12.05.2020
Lt Col AMS Amarakoon RWP RSP USP 12.05.2020 14.10.2021
Maj DMSB Dissanayake RWP USP 15.10.2021 To date