Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps

Sua Tela Tonati


Colonel A G C R Amarasinghe USP ato

1.      Colonel AGCR Amarasinghe USP ato, who was born on 31st March 1972 is a proud product of Colombo Weslly Collage and Balangoda Ananda Maithreya National College. This senior Officer joined the regular force of Sri Lanka Army on 31st December 1993 as an Officer Cadet of Intake SC - 08. Upon successful completion of basic military training at Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyathalawa. he was commissioned in the rank of Second Lieutenant and posted to the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps on 16th December 1994.

2.      During his military career, he has held various appointments in both operational and non operational areas including TRG Officer of School of Ordnance (Dombagoda), PL COMD of OC TPS SLAOC (KKS), OC of FOD (WLO), OC Receipt Bay of 2 SLAOC (ANP), Staff Captain (A) of HQ 211 BDE (VNA), OC of FOD (BSA), Adjutant of 1 SLAOC (PNG), OC of OSS (PLY), OC Receipts Bay of BOD (Maradana), SO II (TRG) of RHQ SLAOC (PNG), SO II of RHQ SLAOC (PNG), OC Receipts Bay of 1 SLAOC (PNG), Second in Command of 1 SLAOC (PNG), OC TPS 6 SLAOC (KLN), Second in Command of 6 SLAOC (KLN), Overlooking CO of 6 SLAOC (KLN), Ordnance Officer of UN Mission Duties (Haiti) , Dy Comdt School of Ordnance (Dombagoda), O/L SO I (Executive BR ), SO II (GP - IV) & Seva Vanitha Coord Officer of Dte of Ord Svcs (AHQ), OFFG SO I (Executive BR ), SO II (GP - IV) & Seva Vanitha Coord Officer of Dte of Ord Svcs (AHQ), Commanding Officer of 1 SLAOC (PNG), SO I (Log) of RHQ SLAOC, SO I (Log/A) of HQ OOC (SFHQ - WEST), SO I (Log/A) of HQ OOC (Kollupitiya), SO I (Log) of RHQ SLAOC, Colonel (AQ) of 12 Infantry Division. presently, this Senior Officer is serving as the Commandant - Base Ordnance Depot, Ragama.

3.      To his credit, he has attended a number of local and foreign courses of academic and professional value. It includes Basic Intelligence Officer Course, Young Officer Course - (ITC/CRTS/ATS), Junior Staff Course - SLMA (Diyathalawa), UN Mission Course - IPSOTSL (KKG), United Nations Logistics Officers Course (UNLOC – SL) No 02 at IPSOTSL (KKG), Young Officer (ORD) Course - 24 (Pakistan), MID Career (ORD) Course - 31 (Pakistan), Ammunition Engineer Course (China), Senior Management Officer Course - 48 (India).

4.      This senior Officer has been conferred with Uththama Seva Padakkama, East Humanitarian Operation Medal, North Humanitarian Operation Medal, Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operations Medal, Rivirasa Campaign Service Medal, 50th Independence Anniversary Medal 1998, Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal 1999, Long Service Medal, Videsha Seva Padakkama, And United Nations Medal (Minustah), Sewabimani Padakkama, Sewa Padakkama.

5.      He is married to Mrs, Lasanthi Gunathilaka and blessed with loving son named Rusiru Thakshila Amarashinghe and loving daughter Vidunya Nilaknee Amarashinghe.