VNF Annual Training Camp commences

The Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) Annual Training Camp commenced at the VNF Headquarters in Welisara on 04th September 2023. The event was graced by Commander Western Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Saman Perera.

This training camp is held annually to develop the professional skills and knowledge of officers and sailors belonging to the Volunteer Naval Force. This year, the camp boasts a participation of 485 naval personnel, including 42 officers and 443 senior and junior sailors, who have embarked on this journey of self-improvement.

The training camp will be in full swing until 21st September, concluding with a noteworthy event. On the final day, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera will inspect the VNF divisions and it will be followed by other proceedings in compliance with time-honoured naval tradition.

Commanding Officer Volunteer Naval Force Commodore Nimal Wasantha, officers from the VNF Headquarters and SLNS Lanka, officers and sailors attending the VNF Annual Training Camp were also present on the opening event.