Sixty-seven Navy women recruits pass out

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:53 AM Oct 20 2021
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Sixty-seven regular and volunteer women recruits attached to the 242nd intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out in dignified sequence, after successful completion of their basic training.

The event took place at the main parade ground of SLNS Nipuna in Boossa, Galle, where they were trained.

Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage graced the ceremony as the chief guest. 

Women recruits who exhibited outstanding performances during the training period were recognized at the main event and received respective awards.

Accordingly, AMSS Atapatthu was awarded as the best women recruit of the 242nd intake. 

The award for the women recruit with the highest aggregate in all subjects was won by KGT Chamodya. 

Meanwhile, the awards for the best markswoman and best sportswoman were clinched by DGGP Kulasuriya and GVSS Gamage respectively. 

The Navy band and cultural troupe held the invited audience spellbound with their exceptional performances.

Arrangements were made for parents of the newly passed out women recruits to watch the event virtually.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:53 AM Oct 20 2021

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