Jummah Mosque Prayers Bless Army Anniversary & Army Day, Kirivehera & Kataragama Glitter with Army Flags , Major General (Dr) S. Jayaweera’s (Retd) Funeral with Military Honours, 613 More Acres Held by Armed Forces in Kilinochchi & Mullaittivu Released to Rightful Owners & Displaced Civilians, Jummah Mosque Prayers Bless Army Anniversary & Army Day, Doctrinal Development Team Assists ARTRAC with a Workshop , SFHQ-C Troops Donate Their Labour , Secretary Defence Participates in Gift Distribution on Children’s Day, East Troops Organize Different Programmes for Children on October 1, 62 Division Promotes National Sport with Workshop, 56 Division Celebrates 18th Anniversary, Bangladesh NDC Student Officers Receive Updates during Visit to Army Headquarters, SFHQ-W Commander Visits Several Formations, SLAGSC Holds Officers’ Training Day, SFHQ-MLT Commences Another Computer Course, Symbolic Army Flag Blessing Held in Colourful Ceremony at Anuradhapura, 613 More Acres Held by Armed Forces in Kilinochchi & Mullaittivu Released to Rightful Owners & Displaced Civilians, 22 SLNG Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign , ‘Yoga’ Programme Launched for Army Personnel , New Pagoda at Battalion Headquarters Opened, SFHQ-KLN Contributes to ‘World Children’s Day’, 23 SLNG Became Champions in Inter – Battalions 20/20 Softball Cricket Tournament – 2015, East Based FMA Marks Its 21st Anniversary with All Ranks , 11 Division Troops Conduct Clinic for Prisoners, ASVU in Another Mega Welfare Initiative Distributes Over Rs 2 Million Worth Schols Among War Heroes’ Children, Commander Calls at Anuradhapura Abimansala, Army Coordinates Distribution Ceremony of Gifts for Polonnaruwa Children, Seventh Computer Course at SFHQ-MLT Ends , Special ‘Abishekam’ Pooja Blesses Army Anniversary , Symbolic Army Flag Blessing Held in Colourful Ceremony at Anuradhapura,
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* Elaborate Arrangements Finalized to Mark 66th Army Anniversary & Army Day

* Headquarters Battalion Taps Musical Talents of Its Soldiers

* Much Wanted X-Ray Unit at Minneriya Army Hospital Housed in New Building

* SFHQ-KLN Initiates Free Distribution of Spectacles to Civilians

* Army Electrical & Mechanical Engineers Put Unserviceable Vehicles Back on Track

* ‘Sappers 4 X 4 Gympo 2015’ Produces New Records with Racing Drivers & Riders

* Multi-National ‘Exercise Cormorant Exercise VI’ Draws to a Close with Mammoth Mock Attack

* Participants in ‘Ex-Cormorant Strike - VI’ Awarded Certificates

* Secretary Defence Pays Courtesy Call on India’s Defence Chiefs

* Disable War Heroes Enjoy SLLI Project Under One Roof at Maharagama

* ‘3rd India - Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue’ Begins

* Sensation Pervades in ‘Sappers 4 x 4 Gympo 2015’ Off Road Event in Embilipitiya

* With Impressive Records, Curtains Come Down on ‘Army Para Games’

* 18th Army Para Games Inaugurated with Overwhelming Enthusiasm


* 121 Brigade Troops Remove Fallen Trees in Hospital Premises

* Women’s Corps Members Join Stage Drama Stream Displaying Aesthetic Skills


* Delegation for ‘SL - Pakistan Defence Talks’ Speaks to Commander

* CDS Makes His First Visit to Mullaittivu

  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
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 G S C Fonseka RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc

06th Dec 2005 – 15th July 2009
General Jagath Jayasuriya RWP VSV USP ndu psc

15th July 2009 – 31st July 2013
General R M D Ratnayake WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc

01st August 2013 – 21st February 2015
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* SFHQ-C Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’

* Mullaitivu Troops Assist Conduct of an Eye Clinic

* New Holiday Home in SFHQ-W Opened

* Course for Commanding Offices Ends

* SFHQ-MLT Troops Conduct ‘Bodhi Pooja’ on Binara Poya Day

* New Playground Opened at 12 Division; New GOC Assumes Office

* SFHQ-C Takes Part in Coastal Clean-up Project

* Kilinochchi Children Get School Items and Toys

* CDS Makes His First Visit to Jaffna

* 54 Division Celebrates 5th Anniversary

* Training Day Presentations Held in Mullaittivu

* 24 GW Carry Away Basketball Championship

* SFHQ-KLN Officers’ Syndicate Presentation Held

* 233 Brigade Opens Its New Corporals’ Club & OR’s Mess

* Coastal Cleanup Projects Continuing

* Mullaittivu Troops in Coastal Clean-up Project Cover 7 km

* Kilinochchi, Jaffna Troops Involve in Coastal Belt Clean-up

* Senior NCOs Training Programme Held

* Inter Battalion Cricket Tournament Enters ‘Super 7’ Round

* New HQ Building of 5 (V) GR Opened

* 3 (V) SLSR Conducts Alms-Giving to Invoke Blessings

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