Admiral D.A.M.R. Samarasekara VSV USP, ndc, psc - Sri Lanka Navy
16.11.1992 to 27.11.1997
Born in 1948 and commissioned as Direct Entry Sub lieutenant in the Royal Ceylon Navy in 23.06.1971. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1974, Lieutenant Commander in 1982, Commander in 1985, Captain in 1987, Commodore in 1990, Rear Admiral in 1992 and Vice Admiral in 1993 after the appointment as Commander of the Navy. He has followed a staff course in USA in 1992 and promoted Admiral at retirement on 27th January 1997.
Awarded Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya medal.