Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

09th July 2024 20:14:42 Hours

1 Corps Bids Farewell to its 4th Commander

Major General S.B. Amunugama RWP RSP ndu, the Commander of 1 Corps, relinquished his duties upon his retirement on 05 July 2024 during a formal military ceremony held at the Headquarters 1 Corps.

In accordance with military traditions, a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour were accorded before he marked the end of his tenure by signing the official handing-over document at the office premises.

He then addressed the troops of 1 Corps, expressing his gratitude for the support they extended during his tenure. He encouraged them to continue their commitment in the same spirit for the benefit and reputation of the organization. Thereafter, the outgoing Commander posed for a group photograph with the General Officers Commanding, Commanders of respective Brigades, Commanding Officers, Staff Officers and Other Ranks of 1 Corps.

Before concluding the event, he participated in the All Ranks tea at the Corporals’ Club, Headquarters 1 Corps.