Firing Competition of Security Forces - Jaffna was held from 18
January 2018 to 21 January 2018 at Mailaddy firing range for the
first time in the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna history.
The event was a concept of the Security Force Commander - Jaffna,
Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi to improve the much needed
pistol firing skills of the officers in the area.
was attended by more than 125 officers from different formations
in Jaffna area. It was a golden opportunity for the competitors
to improve their skills on using side arms after a long period.
This also gave the opportunity to talent spot marksmen in Security
Forces - Jaffna area of responsibility.
Commander - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Jaffna
DIG Mr. K Palitha Fernando, General Officer Commanding of 51,
52 and 55 Divisions, Brigade Commanders, Air Commodore WMSC Wijesooriya,
Wing Commander D Jayaweera, ASP Mr. HU Piyananda and many Officers
in the Security Forces Jaffna area attended the price giving ceremony
held on 21 January 2018.
winners of the competition were Major YMDJG Munagamage VIR - First
place, Major DMSC Dasanayake SLSR - Second place, Colonel SWM
Franando WWV RSP USP psc - Third place, Major SK Gamage SLNG -
Fourth place and Major MPCM Gunasena ESR - Fifth place.
senior officers won awards under the rank category:
Rank - Maj Gen DDUK Hettiarachchi RSP USP ndu psc
Brigadier Rank - Brig HMJK Gunarathna WWV RWP RSP ndc psc
Colonel Rank - Col SWM Franando WWV RSP USP psc
Lieutenant Colonel Rank - Lt Col HAANC Prabath RSP USP MIR
Major Rank - Maj YMDJG Munagamage VIR