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Brigadier Training

Colonel NK Wakkubura

Colonel NK Wakkumbura has been appointed as the Brigadier Training for the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps, with effect from 18th January 2017.
Colonel NK Wakkumbura is also known as Colonel Nandiya Wakkumbura and he is a proud product of the prestigious Sri Sumangala College - Panadura and was enlisted to the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps on 29th April 1988 through the Probationary Officer Course Intake 1. Upon successful completion of military training, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. He opted to join the 08 NCC on 29th April 1988.
During his illustrious military and NCC career he hold following appointments.

  • Adjutant of 08th Battalion (Rathnapura) in 1991-94
  • Officer Commanding 03rd Coy - 15 SLNG - Madukanda, Vavuniya 1995-96
  • Officer Commanding Command & Admin Coy - 15 SLNG 1996-97
  • Mechanical Trainsport Officer of HQ NCC in 2001-2002
  • Deputy Commandant - NCC TC 2002-2003
  • Commanding Officer - 13th Battalion - 2003-05
  • Commanding Officer - 09th Battalion 2006
  • Deputy Director - Western Province NCC - 2015
  • Brigadier Training - HQ NCC 2017

In recognition of his service he awarded Purnabhumi Medal, Riviresa Medal, Army 50th Anniversary Medal and National Cadet Corps Training Centre 25th Anniversary medal.

Colonel NK Wakkumbura is also serving as the Deputy Principal of Seevali Central College, Rathnapura present.

 

 

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Brigadier Corps Sceretary

Colonel WMMAB Welagedara

Colonel WMMAB Welagedara has been appointed as the Brigadier Corps Secretary for the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps, with effect from 01st June 2017.
Colonel WMMAB Welagedara is also known as Colonel Amaranath Bandara Welagedara and he is a proud product of the prestigious Vidyartha College, Kandy and Science College, Matale and he was enlisted to the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps on 29th April 1988 through the Probationary Officer Intake I - A. Upon successful completion of military training, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. He opted to join the 02nd Battalion of NCC on 29th April 1988.
During his illustrious military career he worked as a Company Commander of ATS Maduruoya and 14 SLNG Kalkuda. In his NCC career he served as Adjutant (02 NCC), GSO II (HQ NCC CBO/ NCC TC RTB), Commanding Officer for 12 NCC and 13 NCC, Provincial Deputy Director for Central Province National Cadet Corps.
Colonel WMMAB Welagedara is a graduate of the National Institute of Education.
In recognition of his service he awarded Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operational Medal, Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal, 50th Independence Anniversary Medal and 25th Anniversary for Training Centre, Rantembe.
Colonel WMMAB Welagedara is also serving as the Deputy Principal of Mahanama College, Kandy present. He is married to Mangalika Herath  and blessed with two daughters.

 

 

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Head of Procurement

Group Captain PB Liyanage

 

Group Captain PB Liyanage USP psc has been appointed as the Head of Procurement for the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps, with effect from January 2017.
Group Captain PB Liyanage USP psc is also known as Priyantha Liyanage and he is a proud product of the prestigious Richmond College, Galle and was enlisted to the Sri Lanka Air Force through the Kothalawala Defence Academy in Officer Cadet Intake VIII. Upon successful completion of military and academic training, he was commissioned as a Pilot Officer. He opted to join the Logistic Branch in the Air Force in 1993 as a Logistician after completing the Advanced Logistic Course in the Air Force.
During his illustrious military career he has held following appointments.

  • Officer Commanding Logistics at SLAF base Vavuniya, Anuradhapura.
  • Officer Commanding Logistics at SLAF Stations Ampara, Palaly, Weerawila.
  • Asst. Foreign Procurement officer – Procurement Division SLAF Colombo
  • Officer In Charge Tender Division – Procurement Division SLAF Colombo
  • Commanding Officer Air Craft Spares depot SLAF base Katunayake.
  • Commanding Officer No 02 Supply and Maintenance depot Hingurakgoda
  • Commanding Officer No 01 Supply and Maintenance depot Katunayake
  • Staff Officer I in Director Logistics AFHQ
  • Chief Equipment Officer No 1 Supply and maintenance depot
  • Provisioning Stock Control Officer of Equipment Provisioning & Accounting unit SLAF base Katunayake
  • Manager Ground Services of Helitours Pvt. Ltd.

Group Captain PB Liyanage USP psc is a graduate of the Kothalawala Defence Academy, Rathmalana and Defence Services Command Staff College, Batalanda.
In recognition of his unblemished service he has been awarded with medals with Uththama Seva Padakkma (USP).
Group Captain PB Liyanage USP psc is also married with Ms. Thilini.

 

 

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Co HQ Battalion

Colonel IS Wijesena

 

Colonel IHS Wijesena has been appointed as the Commanding Officer for HQ Battalion of the Sri Lanka National Cadet Corps, with effect from 16th January 2017.
Colonel IHS Wijesena is also known as Sarath Wijesena and he is a proud product of the prestigious Kuruwita Central College, Kuruwita and was enlisted to the Sri Lanka Army on 26th January 1987 through the Sri Lanka Volunteer Force Officer Cadet Intake VI. Upon successful completion of military training, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and passed out and awarded with the Sword of Honour. He opted to join the Sri Lanka Singha Regiment on 26th January 1987.
During his illustrious military career he worked as Platoon Commander, Adjutant, IO, Company Commander, 2nd In Command, Commanding Officer, Recruiting Officer (Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force), Colonel Cod (All Matters) and The Director of Defence Services College, Kurunegala.
Colonel IHS Wijesena is a graduate of the University of Sri Jayawardene Pura.
In recognition of his gallantry service he awarded Purna Bhumi Padakkama, North and East Operational Medal, Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal, 50th Independence Anniversary Medal.
Colonel IHS Wijesena is also married and blessed with a daughter and a son.