SLAF celebrates outstanding performances of its personnel


The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) celebrated the outstanding performances of its personnel at their Excellence Awards 2021 held in Katunayake on 14 March.

It was held under the patronage of their commander, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana.

The event, conducted in line with COVID-19 health protocols, included many cultural activities performed by the SLAF dance troupe. 

In a speech, the Commander said that all the individuals who were felicitated during the ceremony added value to the SLAF. 

He emphasized that this would serve to motivate all airmen and airwomen to strive for excellence in the years to come.

Master Warrant Officer EMGI Dayapema from the SLAF Base Katunayake and Corporal Wickramasinghe SCSMK from the SLAF Base Vavuniya were named as the most outstanding airman and airwoman respectively for 2021.