Major General W B W M R S P Aluvihare RWP RSP
Genaral Officer Commanding
Maj Gen WBWMRSP Aluvihare RWP RSP is a product of St. Thomas’ College Matale. He enlisted to the Sri Lanka Army regular force as an officer cadet to the intake 30, on 26 July 1988. After Basic Military Training at Sri Lanka Military Academy Diyatalawa and Pakistan Military Academy Kakul Abbottabad, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 9 June 1990 and was posted to 1st Battalion the Gajaba Regiment.
During his illustrious military career, he held all the key command appointments as an Infantry Battalion Commander and he was privileged to command the 1st Battalion of the Gajaba Regiment during the peak of the humanitarian operation and displayed his bravery and great leadership by contributing his command to eradicate the separatist terrorism from our motherland. After completing his tenure as the Battalion Commander, he held many command and staff appointments in various capacities in his regiment and higher formations in the Army such as, Staff Officer I (Admin) Regimental Headquarters Gajaba Regiment, Commanding Officer Combat Training School - AMPARA , Colonel General Staff 64 Infantry Division, Commander 515 Infantry Brigade, Commander 111 Infantry Brigade, Commander 611 Infantry Brigade, Director - Directorate of Welfare AHQ and Commandant Combat Training School - AMPARA. At present he is holding appointment as the 27th General Officer Commanding of 22 Infantry Division.
In his long tour of his military career, he has followed number of courses both local and overseas, few of those are mentioned bellow:
In appreciation his bravery and selfless dedication in the battle field as an Infantryman he was awarded with ‘Rana Wickrama Padakkama’ and ‘Rana Sura Padakkama’.