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  • 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.
  • Ten Army Boxers in Finals at Clifford Cup Meet

    Eight boxers from the Army 'A' team and two from the 'B' team were successful in entering the Clifford Cup finals scheduled to be held this evening at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.

  • Warm welcome to Indian National Defence College delegates

    A group of twenty-one delegates, most of who are course participants at the National Defence College (NDC) of India on an invitation extended to them by the Sri Lanka Army, are now in Sri Lanka as part of their field study tour in the course.
  • 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.