Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps

Sua Tela Tonati


Major TMGBT Weligalla psc AATO Lsc

1.      Major TMGBT Weligalla psc AATO Lsc, who was born on 09 October 1981, is a proud product of Carey College. This Senior Officer joined the regular force of Sri Lanka Army on 05 August 2001 as an Officer Cadet of intake 56 B. He was followed BA (Defence) Degree in Kothelawala Defense Academy and upon successful completion of basic military training at Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyathalawa, he commissioned in the rank of Second Lieutenant and posted to the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps on 05 August 2003.

2.      During his military career, he has held various appointments in both operational and nonoperational areas including Group Officer – 1 SLAOC (Panagoda), Group Officer/Adjutant/Stock Control Officer - 5 SLAOC (Kankasanthurei), Adjutant - Base Ordnance Depot (Maradana), Staff Officer III (S&M) – Master General Ordnance Branch, Group Officer – Base Ordnance Depot (Maradana), 2nd in Command – 2 SLAOC (Anuradhapura) & 5 SLAOC (Kankasanthurei) , Material Management Officer – Army Training Command , Staff Officer II – Regimental Headquarters SLAOC - Dombagoda, Staff Officer II (Group - vi) Directorate of Ordnance Service, Officer Commanding - Ammo Sub Depot (Welisara), 2nd in Command – 2 SLAOC (Anuradhapura), 2nd in Command – 1 SLAOC (Panagoda). presently, he is serving as the Commanding Officer - 5th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps.

3.      To his credit, he has attended a number of local and foreign courses of academic and professional value. It includes BA (Deffence) - Kotalawela Defence University, English Proficiency Course - Kotalawela Defence University, Defence Services Command and Staff Course – Defence Services Command and Staff College (Batalanda), Basic Ordnance Management Course – India, Logistic Staff Course – Pakistan, Arms and Ammunition Technical Officer Course – India, Command and Staff College Course – China, Mid-Career Course (Ordnance) - Pakistan

4.      This Senior Officer has been conferred with East Humanitarian Operation Medal, North Humanitarian Operation Medal, Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operational Medal, Sewa Abhimani Medal and Service Medal during his illustrious service in the Army.