08th January 2017 22:04:35 Hours
5 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (5(V) SLAWC) troops on Sunday (8) greeted Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) who after the assumption of office, paid his first visit to the battalion headquarters in Clappenburg, Trincomalee.
On arrival at the premises, the visiting East Commander was presented with a formal Guard Turnout before he was warmly welcomed by Major D.H.S Fernando, Commanding Officer (CO), 5 (V) SLAWC.
During the visit, the visiting Commander planted a Mango sapling to mark his visit to the 5 (V) SLAWC premises, followed by a troop address and an all rank lunch.
Later on, the CO and Company Commanders in the 5 (V) SLAWC had the opportunity of discussing their difficulties and requirements with the SF-E Commander during a meeting at the conference hall.
Brigadier General Staff and Colonel Admin & Quartering of the Security Force Headquarters-East also attended the visit.