Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps

Sua Tela Tonati


Brig G A Munasinghe RSP ato

1.      Brigadier G A Munasinghe RSP ato, who was born on 30 October 1968, is a proud product of St. Servatius’ College, Matara .The Senior Officer joined the Sri Lanka Army on 14 November 1989 with Intake 7 of Kotelawala Defence Unniversity. Upon successful completion of basic military training at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence Unniversity and Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyathalawa, and he was commissioned in the rank of Second Lieutenant and posted to the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps on 14 November 1991.

2.      During his illustrious military career, he has held various appointments in both operational and non-operational areas including Platoon Commander - HQ TF 1, (PLY),Officer Commanding - Forward Ordnance Depot, (TCO), Officer Commanding - Forward Ordnance Depot - HQ 51 DIV, GSO II Technical - Dte of Plans (AHQ) , Staff Officer Grade 3 (S&M) - MGO Branch (AHQ), Staff Officer Grade 2 (LOG) -SF HQ (W), Officer Commanding - Ordnance Store Section, (KTB), Staff Officer Grade 2 - Dte of Ord Svcs (AHQ), 2nd In Command – 5 SLAOC (KKS), Staff Officer Grade 1 (LOG) - SF HQ (J), Commnandant -Sch of Ord (Dombagoda),Commanding Officer - 3 SLAOC (MIN), Staff Officer Grade 1 (A) -RHQ SLAOC (Dombagoda), Colonel (AQ) -HQ 54 DIV, Director Procurement - DHQC (Akuregoda), Commandant - BOD (Ragama), Centre Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps Presently, The Senior Officer is serving as The Director - Directorate of Ordnance Service at Army Headquarters – Sri Jayawardenapura, Colombo. .

3.      To his credit, he has attended a number of local and foreign courses of academic and professional value including United Nations Peace Keeping Course in Kukuleganga,Young Officer (ORD) Course (Pakistan), Mid Career Course (ORD) (Pakistan), Ammunition Technical Officer Course (Pakistan), Senior Management Officer Course (India), Higher Ordnance Management Course (India) and visit to inspect the Expired Ammunitions Dismantling Plant - Norinko (China), The Senior Officer has also represented the Sri Lanka Army as the Ordnance Officer of UN mission (MINUSTAH) in Haiti.

4.      He has been conferred with Rana Sura Padakkama, East Humanitarian Operation Medal, North Humanitarian Operation Medal, Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operations Medal, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal, 50th Independence Anniversary Commemoration Medal, Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal 1999, Videsha Seva Padakkama, United Nations Medal (MINUSTAH), 75th Independence Anniversary Medal, Sewabimani Padakkama and Service Medal during his illustrious service in the Army.

5.      Brigadier Ajith Munasinghe RSP ato who has maintained the highest standards of discipline, counts over 34 years of dedicated, committed and unblemished service in the Army.