Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

News Features

  • Army Tennis Players Shine in Finals during Tournament in Trincomalee

    01st February 2018 17:54:47 Hours

    More than 50 players belonging to 8 Regiments of the Army vied in the finals of the Sri Lanka Army Inter Regiment Tennis Tournament that got underway at the 22 Division Headquarters Tennis Court in Trincomalee on Tuesday (30). Organized by the Army Tennis Association, chaired by Major General Aruna Jayasekara......

  • US Army Delegates Meet SF-Cen Commander

    01st February 2018 17:54:41 Hours

    Captain Jeffry Benton and Staff Sergeant (SFC) Sean Ireland of the US Army, now serving in the United States Army Pacific Command (USAPC) during a tour to Diyatalawa had a courtesy meeting with Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) at its Headquarters on Friday (30).

  • Central Troops Join 'Bodhi Pooja' Pinkama

    01st February 2018 17:50:49 Hours

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ - Cen) on Poya Day, Wednesday (31) transferred merits on fallen War Heroes and invoked blessings on serving Army personnel during a special ‘Bodhi Pooja’ Pinkama. Ven. Siyabalanduwe Hemaloka Thero, a resident monk at......

  • One More Educative Programme Conducted for All Ranks in SFHQ-Cen

    30th January 2018 15:51:50 Hours

    Directorate of Psychological Operations organized one more educative programme, themed on ‘Frustration, Repentance & Escape from Life’ under the guidelines given by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Tuesday (30) at Torch Cinema auditorium, Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA), Diyatalawa.

  • 258 New Recruits Pass Out From Vedditalativu Recruit Training School

    30th January 2018 15:51:40 Hours

    Two hundred and fifty eight new recruits who recently joined the Commando Regiment Special Warfare Training School (CRSWTS) under the course No 6 for Infantry passed out in a smart parade upon completion of the six-month long basic recruit training at the CRSWTS, Vedditalativu after......

  • MIC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary Day Giving Priority to Remembrances

    29th January 2018 20:49:37 Hours

    Troops of the Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) commemorated its 25th Anniversary (Corps Day) at its Regimental Headquarters, Karandeniya during 25-26 January and paid their sentimental gratitude to family members of fallen MIC War Heroes as a priority. At the invitation of the Colonel Commandant, MIC,...

  • Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold One More Bavana Session

    29th January 2018 17:24:22 Hours

    A meditation programme organized by Directorate of Psychological Operations to raise spiritual standards and mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the armed forces, had one more session at Kanduboda, Bavunseth Manasika Sevana Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Monday (29).

  • Inter Regiment Wushu Championship Goes to SLSR & SLSC

    29th January 2018 17:24:15 Hours

    The finals in the Inter-regiment Wushu Tournament - 2018 took place at Panagoda gymnasium on Wednesday (31). Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) carried away the championship trophy and players of the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) and Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) emerged co-runners-up in the men’s category.

  • Northern Troops Provided with Comfortable Buses for Travel

    29th January 2018 17:23:22 Hours

    In another gesture of welfare, troops serving the North would enjoy their own luxury bus services while proceeding home on rest and recreation, following initiatives taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) and the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J).

  • Army Woman TT Players Receive More Credits in National Championship

    29th January 2018 17:04:25 Hours

    Recruit Erandi Warusawithana of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) carried away the women's National Table Tennis Championship in the 71st National Table Tennis Championship, held at St. Thomas' Indoor Stadium, Mt. Lavinia during 27-28 January.