26th May 2023 11:05:09 Hours
The recently-promoted Major General Y.A.B.M Yahampath RWP RSP ndu psc, Commandant, Army War College (AWC) at Buttala was honoured by the troops of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry in a Guard Turnout and a subsequent Guard of Honour on 24 May 2023 at the AWC premises upon his return after the promotion.
Major General Y.A.B.M Yahampath RWP RSP ndu psc was welcomed by the Deputy Commandant, Brigadier M.C.S.K Senaratne RWP RSP on his arrival before a Guard Turnout saluted him at the entrance. Then, Major General Y.A.B.M Yahampath RWP RSP ndu psc was invited to review the Guard of Honour in conformity with the military traditions.
To mark this memorable occasion, Major General Y.A.B.M Yahampath RWP RSP ndu psc planted a sapling before he addressed a gathering of all officers and other ranks serving in the AWC.
During the address, he conveyed his gratitude and thanks to all his seniors who guided him to achieve this important milestone in his life and thanked everyone for the day’s arrangements. During refreshments, all Officers interacted with the Commandant and extended greetings.
Chief Instructor, Senior Instructors, Senior Officers, Officers & Other Ranks were present during the brief ceremony.