Commandant Naval Infantry & Director Marine & Director Naval Land Operations
Rear Admiral UI Serasinghe WWV,RSP,USP,psc,AOWC
Rear Admiral UI Serasinghe joined Sri Lanka Navy on 16thMarch 1987 as an Officer and underwent his basic training at the Naval & Maritime Academy, Trincomalee. He completed his staff course at the Army command & Staff College, Batalanda from 1999/2000, and unit Command & staff course in Bangladesh in the year 2001. He has followed Allied Officer War Course in Pakistan from 2004/2005. Proving his capability, he successfully completed the Senior Defence Management Course in India in 2002.During his carrier he had held Deputy Director Naval Land Operation at Naval Head Quarters, Commandant SLNS Shiksha, Commanding officer Special Boat Squadron. At present he holds the appointment of the Commandant Naval Infantry & Director Marine & Director Naval Land Operations at Naval Head Quarters.
He imensly contributed during the humanitarian operations to eliminate the LTTE and to liberate the East and North, which led to final war victory in Sri Lanka .
Rear Admiral UI Serasingha has been awarded Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya (WWV) Rana Sura Padakkama (RSP) for his bravery performance & Uttama Seva (USP) Padakkama for his unblemished and distinguished naval career .
He is married to Menaka and has been blessed with three sons.