Indian Commander’s Sri Lanka Visit Postponed Due to Emergency Commitments, Second Army Contingent & Relief Supplies Set to Take Wings to Nepal , India’s Army Chief Arrives in Sri Lanka on Goodwill Tour, New Welfare Measures Introduced for the Benefit of Serving Officers / Other Ranks & Next of Kin of Killed in Action, Army Rescue & Relief Contingents Fly to Nepal to Assist Earthquake Victims, Commander Undertakes ‘Avurudu Negam’ Trip to Dependent War Heroes, New Welfare Measures Introduced for the Benefit of Serving Officers / Other Ranks & Next of Kin of Killed in Action, Computer Course at SFHQ-West Ends, Touring Kenyan NDC Delegation Meets Commander, SFHQ-West, SFHQ-West Boxers Win Inter SFHQ Boxing Meet, Memory of Fallen SLA War Heroes Revered in Anniversary Commemorative Ceremonies, Commander Undertakes ‘Avurudu Negam’ Trip to Dependent War Heroes, Troops Get Accident Victims Admitted to Mallavi Hospital , Sri Lankan Airlines’ Aviation College Members Take New Year Gifts to Vellakulam Students , Hundreds of Villagers & SF Personnel Educated on Conservation of Forests in 3-Day Seminar , ESR’s New Welfare Shop at Panagoda Opened , Thrilling Stunts in ‘Fox Hill Super Cross’ Thru Lenses , More Than 1500 Tamil Civilians Enjoy New Year Celebration with Army Personnel , Troops Coordinate Donation of Essentials to Widow , 62 Div Coordinates Distribution of Coconut Seedlings & Kids’ Bicycles Sponsored by Donors , Kenyan NDC Delegation Exchanges Views with Commander, Memory of Fallen SLA War Heroes Revered in Anniversary Commemorative Ceremonies , Felicitation Ceremony on Field Marshal Fonseka Held at His Own Sinha Regiment Hqrs on Grand Scale, Nation Salutes War Veteran, General Sarath Fonseka (Retd) Conferring Field Marshal Rank, New SLASC Colonel Commandant Assumes Office, Kilinochchi Troops Hold Several New Year Festivals , Jaffna Troops Mark New Year with Civilians , India’s Defence Attaché Visits Jaffna , Blind Widow Moves into Army Renovated New Home , Thrill & Sensation Dominate in SLMA-Organized ‘Fox Hill Super Cross-2015’,

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Area Headquarters Kandy Becomes 111 Brigade Headquarters

[Updated :: 2011-02-22 16:00:39 Hours || Home]
 

The Area Headquarters, Kandy has been re-named as the 111 Brigade Headquarters, Kandy with effect from 30th January 2011.

The previous Area Headquarters was first founded on 10th January 1972 as the Central Commander’s Headquarters considering security developments in the Central hills at that point of time. It was initially commanded by Colonel E.J Divitotawela.

On 2nd August 1988, it was renamed as the 12 Division. With the passage of time, it was named as 32 Division again until it became to be known as the Area Headquarters on 23rd October 1996.

Accordingly, beginning 30th January, this year the 111 Brigade Headquarters, Kandy under 11 Division will continue to serve the area. 38 Commanders/Division Commanders have so far served the Kandy Headquarters. Brigadier W.G.H.A.S Bandara is the incumbent Commander in the renamed 111 Brigade Headquarters.

 
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