New Director for the NCC
HE the president has appointed Major General HMHA
Herath MSc, psc as the new Director of the National Cadet Corps. He
assumed duties on 12 th November 2013 at the NCC HQ .
Having joined the Sri Lanka Army as a commissioned
officer in 1980, Major General Herath has served in a number of
prestigious appointments prior to his last appointment as the
Commander of the Army Training Command. He was also the first
designate ( ARTRAC ) Commander.
He held the important post of Director Operations
during the humanitarian operations.
During his 34 year long career he has been
selected to follow training courses in a number of foreign countries
including India, Philippines and USA. He holds a Master Degree in
Defense & Strategic Studies (D&SS) from the University of Madras in