62 Division Marks Its 4th Anniversary, Basket Ball Becoming Popular Among Soldiers in Wanni, 'Weras Ganga Development Project's' Bellanwila-Boralesgamuwa Beautification Project Opened, MGO at SFHQ-KLN Exchanges Views, Klinochchi Troops Distribute 40 Water Tanks Among Affected Families, Army Woman Soccer Team Carries away ‘ Cargills’ Championship, Principal Thanks Army for its Assistance for Removal, Visually-impaired Children at ‘Vazvaham’ Home Show Skills in Sports Meet, Seva Vanitha 30th AGM Held with New Spirits, Bangladesh National Defence College Team Arrives in Sri Lanka, Army Troops Contain Spread of Bush Fire, Over 20 Local Teams & Foreigners Join GYMPO 2014 at Embilipitiya , ‘Ranaviru Real Star’ Winner Begins Construction of Her Dream Home , Army Helps Distribution of Dry Ration Packets, Army Bowsers Busy Providing Water , British High Commissioner Visits SFHQ-W, Troops Educated on Dangers of Drug Addiction , Crowd Puller, ‘Army Tattoo’ Ends in Moneragala , Army Cricketers Beat Hong Kong Cricketers, Phase 4 of 'Leadership Training Programme' for University Entrants Begins Formally at Gannoruwa, 'Weras Ganga Development Project's' Bellanwila-Boralesgamuwa Beautification Project Opened, SFHQ-E Launches Multiple Community Projects , Veheratenna Resettled Villagers Get 13 New Houses & Nutritional Food Packets, Jaffna & Mullaittivu SFHQs Facilitate Group from Blind School, Ten Chinese Servicemen, Biggest Foreign Team to Join ‘Cormorant Strike V’, German Ambassador Meets SFHQ-J Commander , Construction Progress at Panagoda Sports Complex & SLLI Headquarters Reviewed , Troops Conduct Sharamadana , Phase 4 of 'Leadership Training Programme' for University Entrants Begins Formally at Gannoruwa , Army Tradesmen's Skills Appreciated in New Pettah 'Gold Centre ' Opening,
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  Past Army Commanders
Brigadier Sinclair The Earl of Caithness C.B.E, D.S.O

10th Oct. 1949 - 17th May 1952
Brigadier F.S. Reid C.B.E

18th May 1952 - 08th Feb 1955
Major General A.M. Muttukumaru O.B.E, E.D

09th Feb 1955 - 31st Dec. 1959
Major General H.W.G. Wijeyekoon O.B.E, E.D

01st Jan. 1960 - 31st Dec. 1963
Major General A.R. Udugama M.B.E

01st Jan. 1964 - 10th Nov. 1966
Major General B.R. Heyn

11th Nov. 1966 - 30th Sep. 1967
Lieutenant General D.S. Attygalle MVO

01st Oct. 1967 - 13th Oct. 1977
Lieutenant General J.E.D. Perera VSV

14th Oct. 1977 - 13th Oct. 1981
Lieutenant General T.I Weerathunga VSV

14Th Oct. 1981 - 11th Feb 1985
Lieutenant General G.D.G.N. Seneviratne VSV

12Th Feb. 1985 - 15th Aug 1988
Lieutenant General H Wanasinghe VSV

16th Aug. 1988 - 15th Nov. 1991
Lieutenant General L.D.C.E. Waidyaratne VSV

16th Nov. 1991 - 31st Dec. 1993
Lieutenant General G.H. De Silva RWP VSV USP

01st Jan. 1994 - 30th Apr. 1996
General R. De S. Daluwatte WWV RWP RSP VSV USP lom ndc psc

01st May. 1996 - 15th Dec. 1998
General C. S. Weerasooriya RWP RSP VSV USP

16th Dec. 1998 - 24th Aug. 2000
Lieutenant General L. P. Balagalle VSV, USP, ndc, IG

25th Aug. 2000 - 30th Jun 2004
General S.H.S. Kottegoda WWV, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, ndc

01st Jul 2004 – 05th Dec 2005
General Jagath Jayasuriya RWP VSV USP ndu psc

15th July 2009 – 31st July 2013
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