11th September, 2019


Ninety Six Probationary Officers of National Cadet Corps passed out last Sunday upon successful completion of their basic military training at Diyathalawa Volunteer Force Training School,(VFTS) during a colourful ceremony. Brigadier H.L.Guruge , Deputy Director of National Cadet Corps as the Chief Guest graced the Passing Out Parade Ceremony on the invitation of Commandant VFTS. The Chief Guest was accorded with a Guard Turn Out at the entrance and received and accompanied to the Parade Square by the Commandant VFTS Colonel B.M.R.J.Bandara.


Miss. S.N.W.M.M.P.M.Senevirathne was awarded the Best Probationary Officer’s medal for achieving the highest aggregate marks in theoretical and practical tests. These officers pursued their basic training at VFTS for nearly two months after they received admission to VFTS. They are teachers of government, semi government and private schools selected from all over the country, including Northern and Eastern provinces. Their preliminary responsible is to train their cadet platoons once they are posted to respective schools.