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23rd February 2016 18:22:00 Hours

Cavalry Men Salute Newly-Appointed Chief of Staff

The newly-appointed Chief of Staff Major General Milinda Peiris who is also the Colonel Commandant, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) was greeted with military honours in a fitting welcome ceremony on Tuesday (23) at the SLAC Regimental Headquarters at Modera, Colombo.  

On arrival at the SLAC Headquarters premises, Lieutenant Colonel L.K.T Fernando, Commanding Officer 1st Reconnaissance Regiment warmly received him, together with before a Guard Turnout saluted him in accordance with military traditions. 

Afterwards, Brigadier D.T Gamage, Center Commandant, SLAC received the visiting senior officer at the parade ground before a Guard of Honour presented by own SLAC troops saluted Major General Milinda Peiris in keeping with military traditions. 

Major General Milinda Peiris afterwards sat for refreshments with all rankers at the SLAC Headquarters.   

A representative gathering of senior SLAC officers, officers and other ranks participated in the event.