Special X’mas Mass Conducted in Diyatalawa at SFHQ-C Request, Mullaittivu Troops Organize Distribution of School Accessories to Needy Students, SFHQ-C Troops Assist Dengue Prevention Drive, UNIFIL in Lebanon Salutes Sri Lankan Peace Keeping Contingent in Medal Parade, Giving Message of ‘Peace & Joy’, Army Christmas Carols Rend the Air , Retired Brigadier S.P. Ekanayake’s Funeral on Thursday (18), Graduation Ceremony Held at DSCSC, Second Phase Starts to Facilitate Partially Built Ranaviru Houses, New Artillery Colonel Commandant Assumes Office, ‘Laksenpaya’ Home Garden in Kandy Selected the Best in City Limits, Buddhist Monk Sponsors Donation of Essential Items to Students & Pregnant Mothers , Casual Civil Employees in the Army to be Made Permanent , Mullaittivu Students Given Incentives for Schooling , 59 Division Anniversary Events Select ‘Strongest Soldier’, Kilinochchi Students Get Bicycles & School Accessories , I AM BECOMING OLD, Staff at Military Hospital Undergo Medical Screening , New Altar Built by Army Opened , Dental Clinic Held for the Benefit of School Students , Commander Addresses Troops in North-Bound SFHQs & Divisions , Workshop on ‘Leadership & Moral Development’ for School Prefects Conducted, Medical Clinics at Kaddaikadu & Uduthurai Treat Civilians , Engineers’ ‘SALEBA’ Opened in Grand Ceremony, UNIFIL in Lebanon Salutes Sri Lankan Peace Keeping Contingent in Medal Parade, Army Troops in East Do More Community Projects , Wanni Troops Receive Updates on Welfare Measures Implemented , Massive Crowds Enjoy Mini Tattoo at Mallawi, SFHQ-C Troops Follow Basic Computer Course, Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Preaches in Polonnaruwa, 405 Recruits Join Active Service in Punani PoP,
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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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