The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the AOC’s inspection at Sri Lanka Air Force Base Vavuniya on 30 June 2017.
Prior to the inspection proper, the Commander reviewed the AOC's parade commanded by the Base Commander of SLAF Base Vavuniya Air Commodore DJC Weerakoon. Certificates of Commendation were awarded to 26448 Sergeant Herath SSK (Air Frame) and Mr. SI Premasiri (labourer) for exceptional service rendered to the development of the Base.
The Commander inspected all sections of the Base, No. 111 UAV Squadron, No. 2 Air Defence Radar Squadron, No. 23 Regiment Wing and No. 2 Motor Transport Repair and Overhaul Wing.
The Commander also joined the customary all ranks lunch at the Airmen mess with a cross section of Officers, Airmen, Airwomen and Civilian Staff. Concluding the AOC’s inspection, the Commander addressed all ranks including the civilian personnel and commended their hard work to uplift the standards of the base and emphasized the need to contribute their best to the Air Force as well as to the motherland at all times.