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593 BRIGADE

HISTORY

593 Brigade was raised on 31 December 2008 and launched into the battle on 16 March 2008 with 15 SLLI and 9 VIR whilst 7 GW joined the Brigade subsequently.

At latter stages of the operations 593 Brigade was detached from 59 Division and attached to 53 Division on 02 February 2009 with 15 SLLI, 9 SLSR, 7 GW, 14 GR and 4 VIR and subsequently placed under command to newly raised Task Force 8 on 15 February 2009 and re-designated as 681 Brigade.

New 593 Brigade was raised on 15 February 2009……..

As per the re - deployment plan 593 brigade again regrouped with 2 (RFT) GW, 2 (V) GW and 5 (V) SLSR from 07 Nov 2009.

BRIGADE COMMANDER

Col A H L G Amarapala RSP USP psc

TENURES OF GENERAL OFFICERS COMMANDING

Ser no RANK NAME From To
1. Lieutenant Colonel DGS SenarthYapa RSP 15.02.2009 15.10.2010
2. Lieutenant Colonel MP Lamahewa 15.10.2010 13.05. 2011
3. Colonel MDUV Gunathilake psc 13.05.2011 08.09.2011
4. Colonel WS Ariyasinghe RSP 08.09. 2011 19.11.2011
5. Brigadier AMR Darmasiri psc 15.12. 2011 27 .06.2012
6. Brigadier WAS Weerawardana RSP USP IG 27.08.2012 09.09.2013
7. Colonel MKS Silva  RWP RSP  02.10.2013 25.02.2018
8. Colonel A H L G Amarapala RSP USP psc  26.02.2018 Up to Date

CONTACT DETAILS

Address
Headquarters 593 Brigade
Army Camp
Nayaru
Mullaittivu

Email - 593bde@army.lk
Tel - 0113030589
Fax -