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Security Force Headquarters
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BIOGRAPHY

Major General M K S Silva RWP RSP ndu
Genaral Officer Commanding
22 Division


Maj Gen M K S Silva RWP RSP ndu, was born on 10th November 1967. He was educated at Sri Sumangala College, Panadura. He joined the Sri Lanka Army as an Officer Cadet in 1987 and was commissioned to the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps on 10th November 1988.

COURSES OF TRAINING

* Armour Young Officers Course - India
* Auto Instructor Course - India
* Mid Career Course - Pakistan
* Captain Career Course - USA
* Senior Commander Course - India
* Combat Group Commander - India
* NDU - China

IMPORTANT APPOINTMENTS HELD

* Troop Leader, 1st and 3rdReconnaissance Regiments, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Squadron Second In Command, 3rd Reconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Squadron Commander, 3rdReconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Officer Commanding Trade Training Squadron, Armoured Corps Training Centre
* Second in Command, 3rdReconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Chief Instructor, Armoured Corps Training Centre
* Adjutant, Regimental Centre, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Commanding Officer, 3rd Reconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* Commanding Officer, 1st Reconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps
* General Staff Officer 1, General Staff Branch, Army Headquarters
* Senior Staff Officer, Media Centre for National Security
* General Staff Officer 1 (Operations), Office of the Chief of Defence Staff
* Colonel General Staff,Security Force Headquarters (East)
* Commander, 521 Infantry Brigade
* Commander, 211 Infantry Brigade
* Commander, 593 Infantry Brigade
* Commander, 593 Infantry Brigade
* Comd - 142 Bde
* Comd - Armd Bde
* BGS - SFHQ (E)
* Director - Dte of Rec
* Comd - 62 Div

AWARDS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS

* Rana Wickrama Padakkama
* Rana Sura Padakkama
* Desha Putra Sammanaya
* East Humanitarian Operation Medal
* North Humanitarian Operation Medal
* PurnaBhumiPadakkama
* North and East Operations Medal
* Riviresa Campaign Service Medal with clasp
* 50th Independence Anniversary Commemoration Medal
* Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal
* Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal