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Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

17th December 2018 13:17:22 Hours

Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

The inauguration of the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) Seminar on the theme, ‘Contemporary Strategic Environment in the Region and the Role of Military Commanders’ took place this morning (17) during a simple ceremony headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

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Buttala OCDC Blessed with New Three-Storied Building

17th December 2018 16:09:06 Hours

Buttala OCDC Blessed with New Three-Storied Building

Fulfilling a long-felt necessity at the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC), Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army who was there as the Chief Guest to inaugurate the Seminar 2/2018, ceremonially cut a ribbon and opened the new three-storied academic complex, ‘Academic Nexus’ and a new residential block this...

SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

17th December 2018 13:21:12 Hours

SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

The pride of the Nation, 'Rata Rakina Jathiya' (community defending the country) on Saturday (15) during a colourful ceremony at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) was once again blessed with 234 youthful Officer Cadets who upon successful completion of their military training passed out...

SLMA Gets One More Feather in its Cap: Chinese Army-Gifted Iconic Auditorium Vested in Student Officers

15th December 2018 20:49:58 Hours

SLMA Gets One More Feather in its Cap: Chinese Army-Gifted Iconic Auditorium Vested in Student Officers

The prime academic seat of learning for military studies in the garrison town of Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) received one more feather in its cap this morning (15) when it was formally vested with the modern state-of -the art colossal auditorium with seating capacity for 785 student officers as a gift from...

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Commander SF - E Calls on Religious Dignitaries, Project Director ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ & FMA Commander

16th December 2018 16:22:36 Hours

Commander SF - E Calls on Religious Dignitaries, Project Director ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ & FMA Commander

The recently- appointed Commander Security Forces – East (SF-E), Major General Aruna Jayasekera in order to get himself familiarized with the region, religious dignitaries, different stakeholders...

Wanni Pregnant Women Provided with Essentials

15th December 2018 18:56:50 Hours

Wanni Pregnant Women Provided with Essentials

56 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) with the sponsorship provided by Mrs M Kolambage of Piliyandala Prasad Textiles distributed parcels of nutrients, clothes and essentials among 50 pregnant women in Nandimithragama, Namalgama, Salalihinigama...

Major General W.J.T Kamal Fernando (Retd) Passes Away

15th December 2018 18:00:50 Hours

Major General W.J.T Kamal Fernando (Retd) Passes Away

Major General W.J.T Kamal Fernando (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) passed away on Saturday (15) after a brief illness. He joined the Army on 21 October 1957 as a 2nd Lieutenant and retired from the Army on 1988. He who held many key appointments during his career in the organization was one of leading...

Situation Report

08-12-2018

NORTH: Troops recovered thirty-one anti personnel mines and two 60 mm mortar bombs from WETTIYAMURUPPU, PARASANKULAM and PERIYAMADU areas on Friday (7).

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Sri Lanka Army Sepak Takraw (Kick Volleyball) team recently grabbed the championship in 14th Sepak Takraw National Championship organized by Sri Lanka National Recruit Council (Adhunika Sepak Takraw Sammelanaya). 20 male teams, 15 female teams and 6 School teams attended this year’s Championship, held at Albert F Peiris Indoor Stadium in Wennappuwa.