Header

Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

News Features

  • 57 Division Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    08th May 2018 11:22:19 Hours

    57 Division Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    Troops of the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi recently organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign at Mankulam Base Hospital premises in Mankulam. With the intention of keeping the environment clean & tidy, General Officer Commanding.......

  • US Army Cadet Calls at SFHQ-MLT

    08th May 2018 11:00:19 Hours

    US Army Cadet Calls at SFHQ-MLT

    The Cadet Officer in the US Army, Jonathan Joyner during a tour to the North had a courtesy meeting with the Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT), Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru at the Security Force Headquarters -Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Friday (4).

  • Mullaittivu Troops Douse Bush Fires in Keppapilavu Once Again

    07th May 2018 08:49:09 Hours

    Mullaittivu Troops Douse Bush Fires in Keppapilavu Once Again

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), once again on Saturday (5) took immediate steps to bring a fast spreading bush-fire under control in the general area of Keppapilavu in Mullaittivu area.

  • Director General of Sri Lanka Army Health Service visits USNS MERCY at Trinco

    04th May 2018 19:27:49 Hours

    Director General of Sri Lanka Army Health Service visits USNS MERCY at Trinco

    Director General Army Health Services (DGAHS) and a team of Sri Lanka Army doctors recently visited the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), the largest floating hospital ship in the world docked at Trincomalee harbour under the Pacific Partnership Programme - 2018.

  • The Army Seeks Professionals for Enlistment

    04th May 2018 19:27:35 Hours

    The Army Seeks Professionals for Enlistment

    Directorate of Personnel Administration (DPA) at the Army Headquarters seeks applications for enlistment of male and female Professionals to the Regular Force of the Sri Lanka Army. Professionally qualified Medical Officers, Medical Consultants, Dentists, Engineers.....

  • Judo Workshop for Killinochchi Students

    04th May 2018 19:27:32 Hours

    Judo Workshop for Killinochchi Students

    A ‘Judo’ workshop was organized for students and school-leavers in Killinochchi District during 26-27 April 2018 at the utility building complex of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Killinochchi. The workshop was organized under the direction and close supervision.....

  • Major General Priyantha Jayasundara Bids Farewell to the Army

    03rd May 2018 18:22:49 Hours

    Major General Priyantha Jayasundara Bids Farewell to the Army

    Sri Lanka Artillery bade farewell to its outgoing 17th Colonel Commandant Major General Priyantha Jayasundara on 26th April 2018 who retired from service after serving more than 34 years in the Regular Force of the Sri Lanka Army.

  • 88 Military Police Recruits Pass Out

    03rd May 2018 18:17:01 Hours

    88 Military Police Recruits Pass Out

    The Passing Out Parade (POP) of 88 Recruits of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) who followed the SLCMP Recruit Training Course No. 72 took place on 25 April at the SLCMP Training School in Giritale, Minneriya. SLCMP’s Brigadier D.P.M.T Ubayawardane, serving as the Project Coordinator at the Ministry of Urban Development....

  • Major General Rukmal Dias, New SLA Colonel Commandant Assumes Office

    03rd May 2018 18:00:01 Hours

    Major General Rukmal Dias, New SLA Colonel Commandant Assumes Office

    Major General Rukmal Dias assumed office as the 18th Colonel Commandant of the Regiment of Artillery on 28th April 2018 during a military ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regimental Headquarters (RHQ), Panagoda.

  • Soldiers Extinguish Raging Thadduwan Wildfire

    02nd May 2018 15:34:49 Hours

    Soldiers Extinguish Raging Thadduwan Wildfire

    More than 60 Army soldiers effectively doused a raging wildfire in Thadduwan forest reserve in Oddusudan area on Tuesday (1) evening. Troops cordoned the area and simultaneously pruned vulnerable trees and branches around to avoid contact with.....