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Col Comdt SLA Maj Gen WRP de Silva VSV USP ndu IG presided the Final Progressive Supercross Conference - 2019

2019-09-13

The Colonel Commandant Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery, Maj Gen WRP de Silva VSV USP ndu IG paid his second visit to the School of Artillery, Minneriya after taking over duties as the Colonel Commandant to attend for the Gunner Supercross -2019 final progressive conference held at the School of Artillery Conference Hall. After reviewing the Guard Turnout presented to the Colonel Commandant at the School entrance, the Supercross Conference was started as the first event of the day. The Commanding Officers of all units and responsible officers, briefed the progress of their assigned responsibilities in upcoming major event in the Regimental Calendar.The Commanding officers’ Conference was the next event in days’ programme followed by the Colonel commandants’ field visit at the Gunners’ Track where the responsible officers briefed their assigned tasks & responsibilities and the progress thus far.

The Colonel Commandant along with the Commander Artillery Brigade and the Centre Commandant - SLA and all Commanding Officers, Senior Officers from the Regimental Centre and all officers at the Artillery Complex, Minneriya were present at the Artillery “B” Mess for the lunch hosted by the School of Artillery.The Colonel Commandant also took this opportunity to address the student officers of both Young Officers’ Course and the Long Gunnery Staff Preparatory Course. As the final event of the days’ proceedings the Colonel Commandant participated for the presentation conducted by the Officers who had followed the Ground Artillery Junior Command Course and Anti-tank Missile Course in Peoples’ Republic of China recently.