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Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps

Sua Tela Tonati

7 SLAOC

HISTORY OF THE 7th REGIMENT SRI LANKA ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS

The OC Tps SLAOC(MLT) was temporarily established at the Mullaitivu Army cantonment on 10 February 2010 to fulfill the ordnance requirements of the Security Forces Headquarters(MLT) AOR. Maj DMVV Dissanayake ato had been appointed as the 1st OC Tps SLAOC(MLT). Later on 50 acre land had been acquired and constructed all amenities including Depots, NCO’s Billets, Regimental Police, Guard Room and a commanding officer’s challet with the guidance of then CO maj DMVV Dissanayake ato. Thereafter, OC Tps SLAOC(MLT) was upgraded as the 7th Regiment SLAOC on 01 August 2011 & Lt Col RG Herathge ato had been appointed as the 1st commanding officer.

Construction of the Thuru Sevana holiday resort was began on 22 September 2012 and was declared open by then Colonel Commandant Brig MZR Sallay USP on 17 December 2013.

OFFICER COMMANDING OF OC TPS (MLT)

S/N Name From To
1. 2/Lt KHMJ Ananda Kumara (Over looking) 10.02.2010 19.04.2010
2. Maj DMVV Dissanayake ato 20.04.2010 01.08.2011

COMMANDING OFFICERS OF 7 REGT SLAOC

S/N Name From To
1. Maj DMVV Dissanayake ato (Over looking) 25.10.2010 05.07.2011
2. Lt Col RG Herathge AATO 01.08.2011 08.09.2014
3. Lt Col KPNSK Kariyawasam AATO Lsc 08.09.2014 26.09.2016
4. Lt Col RA Krishantha AATO 26.09.2016 30.09.2018
5. Lt Col WKSP Walakanda USP ato Lsc 26.09.2020 Up to Date