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  • CAVALRY FAMILY BID FAREWELL TO MAJOR GENERAL NANDANA UDAWATTA

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

    One of most decorated senior cavalryman Major General N Udawatta WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps retired from the Army on 10th November 2016 after serving for more the 35 years. Sri Lanka Armoured Corps held a parade and a formal dinner night at the Rock House camp premises on 10th November 2016, giving pride and paying gratitude for his invaluable service to the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and to the Sri Lanka Army. Commencing the days programme Major General N Udawatta WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc was warmly welcomed by Lieutenant Colonel R R M P N B Bambaradeniya RWP RSP USP psc, Commanding Officer of the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment SLAC on his arrival to the parade ground and followed with a Guard Turnout before being accorded with the colourful ceremonial parade commanded by Lieutenant Colonel T A M K de Silva RSP USP psc, the Commanding Officer of 5th Reconnaissance Regiment SLAC. Thereafter, Major General Nandana Udawatta officially handed over duties as the Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and therein planted a tree sapling to mark the event followed with All Ranks Tea.

  • CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE ARMY ASSUME OFFICE AS THE COLONEL COMMANDANT OF SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

    Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General U A B Medawela RSP VSV USP ndu psc assumed duties as the Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps amidst religious blessings at the Regimental Centre today, 11 November 2016.Commencing the days programme newly appointed Colonel Commandant was warmly welcomed by the Lieutenant Colonel R R M P N B Bambaradeniya RWP RSP USP psc, Commanding Officer of 1st Reconnaissance Regiment at the entrance to the Home of Armour.Having honoured with the Guard Turnout presented by troops of 1st Reconnaissance Regiment, Major General Ubaya Medawela officially assumed duties as the Colonel Commandant with the presence of Brigadier Duminda Gamage psc, Centre Commandant and Brigadier Prathap Tillekerathna RWP RSP USP psc, Commander Armoured Brigade, Lieutenant Colonel Sumith Meepagala, Deputy Centre Commandant and the Regimental Adjutant Major Suranga Witharana psc.Subsequently, charming and elegant parade commanded by Lieutenant Colonel T A M K de Silva RSP USP psc, Commanding Officer of 5th Reconnaissance Regiment was accorded to the new Colonel Commandant at the Mahapola Ground in front of a cheerful gathering.

  • ARMOURED CORPS PAYS RICH TRIBUTE TO MAJOR GENERAL UBAYA MEDAWELA

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

    Major General Ubaya Medawela, Chief of Staff of the Army and Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps retired from the Army on 2nd December 2016 after serving for more the 35 years. A charm ceremony was held at the Rock House Camp premises on 2nd December 2016 bidding farewell to senior cavalrymen in respect of his invaluable service to the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and to the Sri Lanka Army.

  • SLAC COLONEL COMMANDANT ASSUMES DUTIES

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

  • CAVALRY FAMILY BID ADIEU TO MAJOR GENERAL B A PERERA RSP USP ndc psc

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

  • ARMOURED CORPS CELEBRATED ITS 61ST CORPS DAY AT ROCK HOUSE

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

  • SLAC WON THE ARMY INDOOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

  • COLONEL G D SOORIYABANDARA ASSUMED DUTIES AS THE CENTRE COMMANDANT SLAC ON 28TH APRIL 2017

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

  • SANNADDHA BAK MAHA ULELA 2017 HELD AT ROCK HOUSE

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

    Cavalry family celebrated traditional Sinhala Tamil New Year with Sannaddha Bak Maha Ulela 2017 at Rock House Camp, Modara on 18th April 2017 in grandeurs manner. The Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Major General S D T Liyanage WWV RWP ndc psc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

    There were array of traditional games and entertainments to provide joy and promote the unity amongst the Cavalry Family which is the hallmark of New Year. The event was organized by the staff of Armoured Brigade, Regimental Centre, 1 SLAC and members of Armour Ladies Club.

  • ARMOUR IN RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS IN MUCH NEEDED TIME

    21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours

    Troopers once again called for service of the Nation and involved in several rescue and relief operations in areas inundated due to heavy showers in past few days. SLAC troops operated in affected areas in combination with other Regiments of the Army, Sister Services as well as in coordination with Disaster Management Centers. Amphibious capabilities of the BTRs and WMZs were putting to optimum use when rescuing the victims and distributing of foods and other relief items to stranded civilians mainly in districts of Rathnapura, Mathara, Galle and Kaluthara.