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15th March 2017 14:11:56 Hours

SIO Refresher Course No 1 - 2017 Ends at 62 Division

The Refresher Course (No - I) conducted for Special Infantry Operations (SIO) for already qualified 4 Officers and 32 Other Rankers of the Security Force Headquarters - (Wanni) concluded on Wednesday (15) at the Battalion Training School, Kalyanipura.

Special Infantry Operations (SIO), Refresher Course No - I of 20l7 commenced at on January 25 the Battalion Training School, Kalyanipura.

It was initiated on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces -Wanni (SF-W) Major General Ruwan Kulatunga. General Officer Commanding (GOC), 62 Division, Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe ensured its conduct.

The aim of this timely move was to refresh the knowledge of selected personnel, already qualified in Special Infantry Operations who had performed a predominant role during the Humanitarian Operations before May 2009.

At the invitation of the GOC, 62 Division, Commander, SF-W, Major General Ruwan Kulatunga, graced the closing ceremony and delivered the closing address before certificates to the achievers were given away.

Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and Officers and Other Rankers from respective Brigades and Battalions also participated at the closing ceremony.