Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps

Sua Tela Tonati


1.       Major HMCCB Herath USP Lsc ato SLAOC was born on 21st July 1983. He is a proud product of Mo/Royal College - Monaragala. This Senior Officer joined the regular force of Sri Lanka Army on 07th November 2004 as an Officer Cadet of KDU Intake 22. Upon successful completion of basic military training at Kotelawala Defence Academy and Sri Lanka Military Academy, he was commissioned in the rank of Second Lieutenant on 7th November 2006 and subsequently posted to the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps.

2.       During his military career, he has held various appointments in both operational and non-operational areas as mentioned below.

        a.       Group Officer- 2 SLAOC (ANP)
        b.       Officer Commanding- Forward Ordnance Depot (52 Inf Div)
        c.       Adjutant Sch of ORD, CAAD and 6 SLAOC
        d.       SCO – 6 SLAOC
        e.       Officer Commanding- Receipt Bay (BOD)
        f.       Officer Commanding- Ordnance Store Section (Kankasanthurei)
        g.       Staff Officer 2 – Dte of Ord Svcs (GP – IV/II)
        h.       Staff Officer 2 – OCDC (Buttala)
        i.       iGSO II – RHQ SLAOC
        j.       Regimental Adjutant - RHQ SLAOC
        k.       Overlooking Second in Command – 4 (V) SLAOC
        l.       Second in Command – 4 (V) SLAOC
        m.       Overlooking Commanding Officer – 4 (V) SLAOC
        n.       Commanding Officer - 4 (V) SLAOC

Maj HMCCB Herath USP Lsc ato

3.      Presently, this Senior Officer is serving as the Commanding Officer of 4th (V) Regiment Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps, Pallekele.

4.      To his credit, he has attended number of local and foreign courses of academic and professional value.

      a.      Local Courses

     (1)      Young Officers’ Course (CRTS/ATS/ITC)
     (2)      Junior Staff Course I – OCDC (BUTTALA)
     (3)      psc refresher Course I – SCH of ORD
     (4)      Lsc refresher Course - SCH of ORD
     (5)      English Course at KDU prior to Lsc No 04
     (6)      Logistic Staff Course No : 04 At ASL - TCO

      b.      Foreign Courses

     (1)      Basic Ordnance Officer Course - India
     (2)      Ammunition Engineering Course - China
     (3)      Junior Staff Course (Air Defence) 63 – Pakistan
     (4)      Mid Career Course (ORD) – 57 in Pakistan

5.      The career of this officer is marked with following academic qualifications which were qualified with higher grading.

      a.      Bsc in Management and Technical Science
      b.      MBA in Logistic Management

6.      In addition, this Senior Officer has attended the following workshops, seminars and a visit.

      a.      Overseas study tour Logistic Staff Course No 04 – Pakistan .

7.      The Senior Officer has been conferred with following medals during his illustrious service in the Army so far.

      a.      Utthama Seva Medal
      b.      East Humanitarian Operation Medal
      c.      North Humanitarian Operation Medal and Clasp
      d.      Sevabhimani medal
      e.      Service Medal

8.       He is married to Mrs. Thilanka Nilakshi and blessed with two son and a loving Daughter named Janidu, Ravidu and Navindi respectively.