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  • Lance Corporal Razeek salutes the Nation

    Funeral (Jananza) of the Tamil Tiger slain soldier of the Sri Lanka Army Lance Corporal Mohammed Pichchei Mohammed Razeek took place at Madampitiya Muslim burial grounds on Saturday (10 September) morning in keeping with Islamic funeral rites.
  • Medical Corps NCOs' mess receives face-lift

    Renovated Non Commissioned Officers' (NCO) Mess of the 1st Regiment Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) was opened on 8 September 2005 in the Army Headquarters premises after it was provided with new facilities and other requirements.
  • Renovated Mess for WOs &; Sergeants re-opened

    The newly renovated mess of the Warrant Officers (WO) and Sergeants of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) was re-opened on Wednesday (14) after giving prominence to a series of religious activities.
  • Sergeant Bandara takes leave amidst tears of loved ones

    The funeral of Tamil Tiger slain Sergeant P.R.R.P Bandara (34) of the 12th Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) took place with full military honour & at the cemetery of in his native village, Kuratihena, Hettipola in the Kurunegala District.
  • Tamil Tiger slain WO Navarathne Rajah leaves behind his wife &; two children

    WARRANT OFFICER II (WO II), S. Navarathne Rajah of the Sri Lanka Army, who was brutally slain by Tamil Tigers on Wednesday (14) morning in Batticaloa took leave of his bereaved family members, fellow-soldiers and the Nation on Thursday (15) at a simple funeral ceremony at Pudur public cemetery with full military honours.
  • Tae Kwondo trainees receive their colours

    The Korean Ambassador Mr. Lim Jae Hung and Mrs. Lim Sum Hee were the Chief Guests at the passing-out ceremony of the Tae Kwondo Course 2 trainees, held at the Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps Auditorium, Kankesanthurai, Jaffna on Wednesday (22).
  • First Army de-mining team completes their training

    Award of certificates to the first batch of Army personnel, who accomplished the month-long US sponsored Training Course on Humanitarian De-mining project, took place on Tuesday (23) at a fitting ceremony at Embilipitiya Training school of Army Engineering.