6 SLLI Invokes Merits on Its Fallen War Heroes during Annual Pinkama, Newest ‘Ordnance Factory’ for Manufacture of Essentials Opened at Dombagoda, Redesigned ‘Ranaviruwa’ Copy Presented to Commander, More Relief Provided & Coordinated by Wanni & Central Troops, Four Digit Number Army Personnel in Jaffna Finish Tamil Proficiency Course , Wanni Commander Distributes Seeds & Dry Ration Packets , More Water Distribution Continues in East, Second Workshop on ‘Art of Living’ Held, Kandana De Mazenod Prefects Join SFHQ-J Workshop , Wanni & Kilinochchi Troops Learn More About Stock Exchange, SFHQ-KLN Conducts English Language Course for NCOs, Nawalapitiya Army Tattoo Draws to a Close with Massive Crowds , ‘Gajaba Supercross’ Adds Thrill at Saliyapura, Nawalapitiya ‘Army Searchlight Tattoo’ Opened with Massive Crowds, 6 SLLI Invokes Merits on Its Fallen War Heroes during Annual Pinkama, Secretary Defence Appreciates Tri-service Commitment to ‘Ranaviru Real Star - Mission IV’, Nawalapitiya ‘Army Searchlight Tattoo’ Opened with Massive Crowds , Military Funeral of Woman Recruit Attracts Huge Crowds in Kilinochchi , Pre Retirement Course for Army Personnel Awards Certificates , Special Infantry Operations Course 50 (2014/II) Pass Out On 24 August 2014, SFHQ-E Conducts Counseling Lecture for Lady Officers, SFHQ-W Troops Organize Life Support Projects Together With Lions Club, Army Troops Continue to Provide Drinking Water to Drought-hit People in SFHQ-C Area, Jaffna Troops Arrange Donation to ‘Vazvaham’ Children Home, SFHQ-E Troops Conduct More Community Services, 62 Division Troops Distributes Drinking Water Bottle for Drought-hit Villagers, SFHQ-KLN Commander Opens Newly Constructed IT Laboratory, Drought-Affected Jaffna Villagers Receive Water Tanks & Books for Their Children , Newly Enlisted 'Api Army' Professionals Pass out to Serve the Nation, Air Chief of Pakistan Calls on Army Commander,
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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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