Brigadier M A Izadeen, a reputed officer from the prestigious Sri Lanka Armoured Corps of the Sri Lanka Army. Presently he is the Commandant (Chief Executive Officer) of the Ranaviru Apparel.
Brigadir M A Izadeen was born on 14th December 1967.He was distinguished past product of St Thomas College Guruthalawa and Trinity college Kandy. Brigadier M A Izadeen RSP was enlisted to the Regular Force of the Sri Lanka Army on 22nd Frebruary 1988 as an Officer Cadet of Regular Intake 29 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 16th December 1989 to the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
His military career spans for 32 years in the sri lanaka Army since 1988. With wide experience and service, Brig M A Izadeen has held many Junior and senior level command and staff appointments to suit his rank and he has actively engaged in many of the key offensive and defensive operations carried out by the Army against LTTE. Brigadier MA Izadeen is renowned sportsman and has represented his Regiment in Cricket, Rugby, Football, Squash Basketball and soccer. He has followed Young Officers Course -India, Technical Officer Course –Pakistan and Mid-Career Course in Pakistan.
Brigadier M A Izadeen served as Troop Leader - 3 SLAC, Officer Instructor – Sri Lanka Military Academy, Squadron Commander - 4 SLAC, Second in Command – 4 SLAC, Commanding Officer -9 SLAC, Commanding Officer -1 SLAC, General Staff Officer 1 - General Staff Branch Army Headquarters, Colonel General Staff Defense Services Command and Staff College, Colonel General Staff - Bureau of Commissioner General Rehabilitation ,Colonel General Staff - Security Forces Headquarters (WEST),Brigade Commander - 572 Brigade , and finally Inspector Of Training - National Cadet Corps Headquarters .
He was decorated with 11 (eleven) gallantry and service medals, inclusive of the Rana Sura Padakkama (RSP) (Awarded for Gallantry),East Humanitarian Operation Medal, North Humanitarian operation Medal, Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operations Medal, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal with Clasp, 50th Independence Anniversary commemoration Medal, Sri Lanka Armed services Long service Medal , Sevaabimani Medal and Seva Medal.
Brigadier M A Izadeen is a loving father to his four daughters and caring husband for his madam Asmara.