05th September 2022 00:05:06 Hours
Major YR Wimalarathne RSP USP psc assumed duties as the 13th Commanding Officer of 4th Battalion the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment on 31 August 2022.
Major Yasitha Wimalarathne was enlisted to Sri Lanka Army Regular Force on 14 January 2000 and followed the basic military training as an Officer Cadet with Intake 52. After successfully completing the basic military training he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 20 June 2002 and was posted to The Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment.
Major Yasitha Wimalarathne has held a variety of operational, administrative and command appointment, some of which areas follows:
Adjutant - 8th Battalion the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment
Officer Commanding - 8th Battalion the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment
Staff Officer III – Regimental Headquarters
Staff Officer II – Master General Ordnance Branch Army Headquarters
General Staff Officer II – Regimental Headquarters