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Security Force Headquarters
(Kilinochchi)

651 BRIGADE

HISTORY

  • During the last phase of the Humanitarian Operation in the Northern theatre, Army HQ issued instructions to establish a new formation in the cleared area on the western flank.
  • As a result, TF 5 was established on 05 Dec 2008 in THUNUKKAI. 651 Bde HQ was established at MULANKAVIL on 15 Jan 2009.
  • Its main tasks were to secure the area along with main routes and monitoring the coastal belt and belly areas.
  • In initial deployment 12 Bns were under comd to 651 Bde.
  • TF 5 was transformed in to a Inf Div and renamed as 65 Division on 01 July 2009, and since then 651 Bde has been placed under 65 Division.

Colonel WACN Warakagoda psc (offg)
Brigade Commander


Major ALW Dissanayake RSP psc
Brigade Major

Capt DM Neel Jayantha RWP
Major Admin / Quartering

WO HERATH
Regiment Sergeant Major

PAST GENNERAL OFFICERS COMMANDING

  From To
Lieutenant Colonel API Fernando USP (offg) 15.12.2008 31.07.2009
Colonel API Fernando USP (offg) 01.08.2009 25.02.2010
Brigadier HR Fernando RSP 03.04.2010 26.07.2010
Colonel CMDP Chandrasekara (offg) 26.07.2011 19.03.2013
Brigadier CMDP Chandrasekara 20.03.2013 27.08.2014
Brigadier WDCK Costa RSP USP 28.08.2014 17.10.2014
Colonel API Fernando USP (offg) 23.10.2014 21.01.2016
Colonel KMR Abeysinghe RSP USP (offg) 21.01.2016 06.10.2016
Brigadier KMR Abeysinghe RSP USP 06.10.2016 15.11.2018
Colonel WACN Warakagoda psc (offg) 02.12.2018 Up to Now

CONTACT DETAILS

Postal Address : Headquarters, 651 Brigade, Army Camp, Mulankavil, Kilinochchi
Email Address : 651bde@gmail.com, 651bde@army.lk
Telephone Numbers : 0113090635, 0113090636, 0253243415, 0113090716
Fax : 0113090725