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“Navy - Army Relations to Reach New Heights,” Assures Visiting Army Chief

Heralding a new era of understanding, unity, goodwill and strong connectivity, the Navy Headquarters this morning (16) extended a warm welcome to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army when he paid the first courtesy call on his Navy counterpart, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Navy Commander’s office.

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Commander Lauds Service of Two Retiring Majors General

17th September 2019 20:14:03 Hours

Commander Lauds Service of Two Retiring Majors General

Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru and Major General Channa Gunawardana on the eve of their retirement from the Army upon completion of more than three decades of unblemished and dedicated service were hailed by the Commander of the Army....

Commander Commends Selfless Arasapurakulam Good Samaritans

17th September 2019 17:58:22 Hours

Commander Commends Selfless Arasapurakulam Good Samaritans

Presence of mind, bravery and considerateness for others showcased audaciously by two Kilinochchi-based soldiers of the 5 (V) Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR), having rescued a drowning mother and her two children were feted....

Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne, New SLAVF Commandant Assumes Office

17th September 2019 17:38:37 Hours

Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne, New SLAVF Commandant Assumes Office

Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne assumed office on Monday (16) as the new Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) during a simple, yet a dignified ceremony at the SLAVF Headquarters....

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Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera Takes Reins as OCDC Commandant

17th September 2019 19:20:08 Hours

Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera Takes Reins as OCDC Commandant

The Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala on Monday (16) extended a warm reception to Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera when he arrived at the OCDC premises to take reins as the OCDC’s 6th Commandant amidst....

New Mullaittivu Commander Takes Office Amidst Blessings

17th September 2019 18:50:03 Hours

New Mullaittivu Commander Takes Office Amidst Blessings

Major General H.J Seneviratne took office on Monday (16) as the 11th Commander of the Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT), amidst religious observances and military formalities, held at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) premises at....

11 Div Troops Support Sapling Planting on Victoria Banks

17th September 2019 12:29:36 Hours

11 Div Troops Support Sapling Planting on Victoria Banks

In order to retain wetland areas surrounding the Victoria reservoir, 11 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) at the request of the Ceylon Electricity Board launched a sapling planting programme for two days (10 - 11 Sept) in the....

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08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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The Inter Club Football Tournament organized by 4 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops was held at the Collins Ground in Nelliyadi on Thursday (12). Commander 551 Brigade, Colonel Asanga Perera as the Chief Guest attended the event. The tournament was organized to win hearts and minds of the youngsters in the area. During the tournament, Kaleimadi sports club clinched the championship trophy defeating Collins Sports club.