Sri Lanka Army Service Corps

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 7 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.

Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
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Active30 October 1949 - Present
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Army
TypeSupply Regiment
RoleMilitary supply chain management
Size7 Reg & 1 Vol units[citation needed]
Regimental CentrePanagoda
Nickname(s)Waggoneers
Colors     
Anniversaries30 October (Regimental day)
Engagements1971 Insurrection
Insurrection 1987-89
Sri Lankan Civil War
Commanders
Centre CommandantCol E M G A Ambanpola
Regimental Sergeant MajorWO1 A A D N Amarasooriya
Colonel of
the Regiment
Maj Gen I P Kandanaarachchi
Insignia
FlagSLASC flag.jpg

UnitsEdit

  • 1st Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 3rd Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 4th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 5th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 6th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 7th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 8th Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps

VolunteersEdit

  • 2nd Volunteer Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
  • 9th Volunteer Regiment Sri Lanka Army Service Corps

Notable membersEdit

  • Chinthaka De Soyza

AlliancesEdit

Order of precedenceEdit

Preceded by Order of Precedence Succeeded by

See alsoEdit

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