Passing Out And Insignia Awarding Ceremony Of ‘Marine Basic Qualifying Course No – 06’ Held At SLNS Vidura

The Insignia Awarding Ceremony of 6th Marine Basic Qualifying Course held at SLNS Vidura on 24th November 2020. Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral USR Perera, RSP, USP, ndu, psc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

The Chief Guest, congratulated the passing out batch comprised of 54 Marines including 4 officers and 50 sailors, on successful completion of their training. Training of the batch is mainly focused on physical conditioning, watermanship, firing, handling of different small Arms, over the beach operations and military operations in urban terrains, enabling them to perform duties of Sri Lanka Navy in present security environment.

Flag rank officers, Department heads, Commanding Officers and other naval personnel of the Eastern Naval area were also present at the occasion. Further, the proceedings of these events have been organized adhering to strict, safety and health guidelines declared by health authorities in the backdrop of COVID -19 pandemic.