Sri Lanka Army Service Corps

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Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
Active 30 October 1949 - Present[citation needed]
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Army
Type Supply Regiment
Role Military supply chain management
Size 6 Reg & 1 Vol units[citation needed]
Regimental Centre[citation needed] Panagoda Cantonment, Panagoda.[citation needed]
Nickname SLASC "Wagonners"[citation needed]
Anniversaries 30 October (Regimental day)[citation needed]
Engagements 1971 Insurrection[citation needed]
Insurrection 1987-89[citation needed]
30 yrs Sri Lankan Civil War[citation needed]
Commanders
Colonel Commandant[citation needed] Brig R RATNASIGHAM[citation needed]
Centre Commandant[citation needed] Brig Athula De SILVA[citation needed]

The Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) is a Combat Support corps of the Sri Lanka Army. The role of the corps is to carry supplies to the soldier where he is, and run an efficient organization for the provision of transport, fuel, oil and lubricants which are the 'life blood of an army’. It is made up of 6 regular units and one volunteer (reserve) units and is headquartered at its Regiment Center at the Panagoda Cantonment, Panagoda. The corps has a trade school in Anuradhapura which trains drivers, cooks and clerks for the Army.

Units[edit]

  • 1st Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 3rd Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 4th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 5th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 6th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 7th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS

Volunteers[edit]

  • 2nd Vol Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS

Well Known Athletes[edit]

  • Chinthaka De Soyza

Alliances[edit]

Order of precedence[edit]

Preceded by
Engineer Services Regiment
Order of Precedence Succeeded by
Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps

See also[edit]

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