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07th September 2020 15:09:33 Hours

UCC Student Officers Interact with Army Chief & Principal Staff Officers

A group of Student Officers following the Unit Commanders Course (UCC) No-7 at Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) as part of their curriculum had the privilege of interacting with the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva and Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at the Army Headquarters this morning (7) to receive a better exposure and understanding on relevant fields of Army logistics.

The 23-member group of UCC Student Officers were interviewed by the panel, headed by the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva in order to assess the standards of their knowledge on Commanding Strategies.

Major General Jagath Gunawardena, Chief of Staff, Major General Rasika Fernando, Deputy Chief of Staff, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commandant, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, Major General Jayashantha Gamage, Military Secretary, Major General Pradeep De Silva, Director General General Staff, Major General Chandana Kumara Handunmulla, Director General Financial Management, Major General Sena Waduge, Adjutant General, Major General Duminda Sirinaga, Quarter Master General, Major General Prasanna Chandrasekara, Master General Ordnance, Major General Nishantha Herath, Director General Training, Major General Jayanath Jayaweera, Commandant, Officer career Development Centre and Colonel Suresh Coorey, Directing Staff (Coordination), OCDC were also present during the event.