Lieutenant Colonel MIS Chandrakumara USP psc IG SLA joined the Sri Lanka Army on 25 January 1999 as an officer cadet and had his basic military training at the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa. Upon completion of the basic training he was commissioned to the Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery. He has followed the Junior Command Course at the Officer Career Development Centre, Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa and Senior Command Course at Army War College Buttala. Further, he has followed the basic gunnery course, the advance gunnery course at School of Artillery India and the Officers Gunnery Staff Course at School of Artillery Pakistan and became an instructor in gunnery. He was graduated from Defence Services Command and Staff College in year 2012. He obtained Masters of Military Science and Management degree from University of Peshawar, Pakistan. Currently he is reading for Masters in Management at Kotalawala Defence University.
During his military career, he has held numerous important appointments in Command, staff and instructional capacities.
He obtained Masters of Military Science and Management degree from University of Peshawar, Pakistan. Currently he is reading for Masters in Management at Kotalawala Defence University.
Commander (ASW) CK Pawuluge
psc, MSc (D&SS), BSc(DS)
Sri Lanka Navy
Commander (ASW) CK Pawuluge
Commander (ASW) CK Pawuluge Commander (ASW) Chandana Pawuluge was born on 14th February 1977 and joined the Sri Lanka Navy on 11th October 1998 as a Service cadet of Intake 16 at the Kotelawala Defence University. He successfully completed the basic training at the Kotelawala Defence University and the Naval & Maritime Academy, Sri Lanka. He followed Sub Lieutenant Technical Course at Bangladesh Naval Base, BNS Ishak khan in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He is specialized in Anti-Submarine Warfare from Anti-Submarine Warfare School Kochi, India.
Further, he obtained BSc (Defence Studies) degree, MSc (Defence & Strategic Studies) and Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics Management from the Kotelawala Defence University and Commander Chandana Pawuluge followed Staff Course at Defence Services Command and Staff College, Sapugaskanda. He also followed RADAR and SONAR Command course at Dalian Naval Academy, China.
He has commanded several Fast Attack craft, a Landing Craft, and a Fast Gun Boat during his naval career. In addition, he has held appointments at Naval Headquarters in the Directorates of Naval Personnel and Naval Projects & Plans.
Wing Commander Meuna Heendeniya was born on 23rd August 1979 and joined the Sri Lanka Air Force as an Officer Cadet of the Intake 38 on 20th July 2000 after completion of studies at Royal College, Colombo. On completion of the Basic and Advanced phases of training, he was commissioned as a Pilot Officer in the Electronics Engineering branch on 08th February 2002.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and Postgraduate Diploma in Defence Management from the Sir John Kothalawala Defence University, Sri Lanka. In January 2019 he attended the Defence Services Command and Staff College at Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka which earned him the distinguished title “psc” and was awarded a Master of Science for Defence and Strategic Studies from the Sir John Kothalawala Defence University, Sri Lanka and currently he is studying for Masters Degree on Labour Relations and Human Recourses Management at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
During his career, he has held a number of Engineering Management appointments. Some of the significant appointments held are: Officer in Charge Avionics of the No.7 Helicopter Squadron, Officer Commanding Maintenance of the No.3 Air Defence Radar Squadron, Officer Commanding Avionics of the No.4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron, Electronics Engineering Officer of the Sri Lanka Aviation Unit in Central African Republic and Officer Commanding Electronics of the Air Force Academy. Presently he is serving as a Military Research Officer for Institute of National Security Studies
which is the think tank of Ministry of Defence.
He also attended courses on INDRA MK II Radar maintenance in India, Electronics Officers’ Advance Course at Air Force Academy in Pakistan and Advance Professional Knowledge Course at Air Force Technical College in India.