Fifty senior officers receive VSV



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Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva and Maj. Gen. Chagi Gallage (below) receiving VSV from President Sirisena (Pic courtesy army)


Adjutant General of the Army Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva and Director General Infantry Maj. Gen. Chagi Gallege were among the officers who received Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) Medal that recognises their exceptional, distinguished and loyal dedication to the nation with a record of moral and military conduct. Gajaba Regiment veterans played significant role in the eelam war IV with Maj. Gen. Silva’s celebrated 58 Division credited with a spate of battlefield victories. They received VSV from


President Sirisena, who is also the Commander in Chief of the armed forces.


The following is the list of VSV recipients: Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General NUMMW Senanayake RWP RSP USP USACGSC, Major General WBDP Fernando RWP RSP USP psc, Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc, Major General GRH Dias USP ndc psc IG, Major General DDUK Hettiarachchi RSP USP ndu psc, Major General LHSC Silva WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc, Major General MKD Perera RWP RSP USP ndu, Major General CP Gallage WWV RWP RSP USP USAWC, Lieutenant General MCMP Samarasinghe (Retired) RWP RSP USP ndc psc, Major General JJPST Liyanage (Retired) RSP USP ndc IG Ldmc, Major General DMD Alwis (Retired) USP psc, Major General SMAWB Padeniye (Retired) USP, Major General GS Padumadasa (Retired) USP, Major General GPR de Silva (Retired) USP ndu, Major General LAD Amaratunga (Retired) RSP USP USAWC, Major General BA Perera (Retired) RSP USP ndu psc, Major General TN Jayasuriya (Retired) USP Hdmc, Major General KMU Wijeratne (Retired) USP ndu, Major General AKP Wickremasinghe (Retired) USP, Major General KRP Rowel (Retired) RWP USP ndu psc, Major General AS De Z Wickramaratne (Retired) USP ndc psc IG, Major General CK Rajapakse (Retired) USP, Major General CP Pakshaweera (Retired) RSP USP, Major General PWB Jayasundara (Retired) USP ndc psc IG, Major General DSNK Senadeera (Retired) WWV RWP RSP USP ndu,


Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral SS Ranasinghe WWV RWP USP ndc psc AOWC, Rear Admiral NBJ Rosayro RSP USP ndc psc, Rear Admiral KKVPH De Silva WWV RWP RSP USP ndu, Rear Admiral DMB Wettewa USP ndc psc, Rear Admiral JJ Ranasinghe USP psc, Rear Admiral GDAS Wimalathunga RWP USP psc, Rear Admiral DNS Ulugetenna RSP USP psc, Admiral TJL Sinniah (Retired) WWV RWP RSP USP psc ctf – ndu, Rear Admiral JD Amaranayake (Retired) USP, Rear Admiral WMPL Weerasinghe (Retired) USP psc, Rear Admiral MA Ananda (Retired) USP, Rear Admiral MUKV Bandara (Retired) USP, Rear Admiral S Jayakody (Retired) RWP RSP USP ndc psc, Rear Admiral DEC Jayakody (Retired) RSP & Bar USP ndu NWC psc, Rear Admiral WMAV Fernando (Retired) USP psc, Rear Admiral JADA Perera (Retired) USP, Rear Admiral DMS Dissanayake (Retired) RWP USP ndu ADIDSS hdmc, Rear Admiral NKD Nanayakkara (Retired) RSP USP, Rear Admiral DC Gunawardena (Retired) RWP & Bar USP psc, Rear Admiral KKJ De Silva (Retired) RSP USP ndc psc, Rear Admiral SWC Mohotty (Retired) USP, Rear Admiral CR Kulasekara (Retired) USP psc, Rear Admiral PMND Fernando (Retired) USP.


 Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal KVB Jayampathy WWV RWP RSP &Three Bars USP qhi, Air Vice Marshal MLK Perera (Retired) USP


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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