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Vice chancellor and commandant of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University of Sri Lanka.

Director Armour and Commander of Armored Bridge.

Military attache for Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington, USA.

Former Commanding Officer and Officer cadet wing of Sri Lankan Military Academy of Diyathalawa. 

Recipient of the Legion of Merit (LOM) Commander Degree of United States Armed Forces.  

Military spokesman, Director and Directorate of Media.

Chief signal officer and Colonel commandant of the Army Medical Corps.

  • Major General Piyal Abeysekara USP

Director of Operations Secretariatfor Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP)., former district Army Commander for Trincomalee.

Defence attache in the Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington, USA., formerly of Commando Regiment and General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 53 Division.

Former chief of Staff Sri Lanka Army.


Former coordinating officer of North Central Province, Sri Lanka.

  • Major General Vajira Wijayagunawardena

Former officer of Sri Lanka Army.

Director General Operations at the Office of the Chief Defense Staff., former General Officer Commanding 51 Division in Jaffna, Sri Lanka., former General Officer Commanding 65 Division in Thunukkai (Kilinochchi), Sri Lanka., former General Officer Commanding 22 Division in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka., former Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy at Diyatalawa., former Colonel Military Secretary at Army HQ Director General Defense Intelligence.

Director Military Intelligence and Infantry., former Commandant of Peacekeeping mission in Haiti.

  • Major General Jaliya Nammuni

former Brigade Commander of Sri Lanka Army.

  • Brigadier Muditha Wijerathna

Commander of the Central Province, Sri Lanka.

  • Brigadier Ruwan Kulatunga RSP, psc

Commander of the Security Forces in Jaffna Town, Sri Lanka., former Military Assistance to the Army Commander.

  • Brigadier Donald Hewagama

Former Judge Advocate General to the armed forces. (Army, Navy and Air Force)

  • Brigadier Madura Wijewikrema

Former Officer in Sri Lanka Army.

  • Brigadier Dudley Saranath Weeraman psc

Military, Defense, Naval and Air attache in USA.

  • Colonel (Retired) Hemal Mendis

Studied at Nalanda College from 1966 - 1978

Played Rugby, did Athletic and was a Cadet while studying at Nalanda College. 

Was a Lance Sargent at the Cadet Platoon of Nalanda College when the platoon won the Herman Loose Trophy in 1977.

Graduate of B. Com. (Special) at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Selected to Sri Lanka Army in 1978 as an Officer Cadet and served till 2002.

Former special operations Platoon Commander., Chairman of Airport and Aviation Service Sri Lanka.

  • Colonel (Retired - USA) Manjula Epa

Former commanding officer at Kosgama Vijayabahu Regiment.

  • Colonel (Retired - USA) Sarath Handapangoda

a founding member of Commando Regiment, Sri Lanka Army.

  • Colonel Gamini Fernando

Former commanding officer of Vijayabahu Regiment. (Killed in action 1995/01/06)

  • Lieutenant Colonel Darshana Prasad Edirisinghe psc 

Commander Training at Army Training School of Maduruoya, Sri Lanka.

  • Lieutenant Colonel Chandana Weerakoon

Brigade commander overseeing the resettlement in Vakarai.

  • Lieutenant Colonel Najeewa Edirisinghe

Principle Staff Officer to the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army.

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