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‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ Enters Nelum Pokuna to Rescue VIP Hostages

Showing its presence in the capital, troops rehearsing in the Army-initiated mock Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ stormed the Colombo ‘Nelum Pokuna’ theatre premises this afternoon (20) and showcased their daring rescue prowess by freeing a group of civilians taken hostage by enemy forces.

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‘Poppy Day’ Commemoration Begins Pinning Poppy Flower

20th September 2018 15:02:36 Hours

‘Poppy Day’ Commemoration Begins Pinning Poppy Flower

A representative group of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA) this morning (20) called at the Army Headquarters and formally inaugurated the forthcoming Poppy Day (Remembrance Day) commemoration arrangements by pinning the first Poppy flower on the Commander....

231 Brigade-Refurbished Theological Institute Re-opened

20th September 2018 13:48:10 Hours

231 Brigade-Refurbished Theological Institute Re-opened

231 Brigade troops in Batticaloa under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), responding to a request, made by Rt. Rev Bishop of Batticaloa offered their full support for refurbishment of the St. Joesph Vaz Theological Institute at the Bishop House premises in Batticaloa.

More Coconut Saplings Distributed in Jaffna

20th September 2018 12:10:10 Hours

More Coconut Saplings Distributed in Jaffna

One more stock of 100 coconut saplings for cultivation in the general area of Kurumbasetty in the Thelippalai Divisional Secretariat was distributed on Tuesday (18) on a suggestion, made by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna.

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‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

20th September 2018 21:39:37 Hours

‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

More than 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times began showcasing their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ inaugurated at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama this morning (19). Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff....

Mullaittivu Troops Undergo RBSD Training with Eastern Troops

20th September 2018 16:08:14 Hours

Mullaittivu Troops Undergo RBSD Training with Eastern Troops

A group of 29 soldiers of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) joined 23 troops of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) and completed the SFHQ-E - initiated Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) course, conducted in the 23 Division....

DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

20th September 2018 12:07:12 Hours

DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

Intending to seek possibilities of enhancing the professional competence and effectiveness of Infantry Battalions of the Army, Director General Infantry, Major General Duminda Keppitiwalana during 16 - 17 September inspected Battalion Training Schools in....

Situation Report

2018-09-13

NORTH: De-mining groups recovered one Rangan booster and thirty-three anti personnel mines from PARAPPAKADAATHTHAN WETTIYAMURIPPU area on Tuesday (11).

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Sri Lanka Army Judo team in a convincing contest won the overall championship of the Defence Services Judo Championship - 2018, held during 6 - 8 September at the Navy Sports Complex in Welisara.