‘Ex- Cormorant Strike V - 2014’ to Fly High Next Week , India Based Defence Attaches' Visit SFHQ-KLN, Stage Set for Upcountry ‘Searchlight Tattoo’ Beginning Friday, Pakistan’s New Defence Attache Greets Commander, First Batch of Tamil Woman Recruits from East Passed Out , East Based Troops Too Join Supplying Drinking Water, Mullaittivu Civilians Provided with Drinking Water, SFHQ-KLN Organizes Development Workshop for Battalion 2ICs, Medal Parade of 19th UN Contingent Held, Central Troops Distribute More Than 5 Lakhs of Water , Army Gives Support to Maintain Health Services , India - Sri Lanka Relations will Reach New Heights under Premier Modi’s Government - Dr Subramanian Swamy Tells ‘Defence Seminar’, Indian Air Force Senior Directing Staff Calls on Commander, SFHQ-W Launches Relief Programmes for Wanni People , SFHQs Screen Live Web Telecasts of Defence Seminar 2014, Tri Service Officers Listen to Lecture on, ‘Higher Education, Science & Technology-Essential for Military Strength’, Jaffna Troops Distribute School Items Among Students, SFHQ-C Troops Donate Blood, SFHQ-KLN Fights War Against Drought , 'Army Para Games-2014' Draws to a Close with New Hopes, Major General Rajaguru, New DGI in Upgraded Infantry PSO Branch, Commander Seeks Possible Training for Sportsmen and Athletes in the British Army, KDU's Two-Day International Symposium Inaugurated, 'Double Standards Adopted by Some Nations when Fighting Terrorism Could Create Further Security Threats', Presentations from Malaysia, China & Singapore Touch on Stable Relationships & Imperatives to Prosperity , Tanzanian Professor Draws Parallels between African Nations & Sri Lanka , Prof Bandoro from Jakarta Admits Sri Lanka’s Prospects as a ‘Rising Nation’ , UN Permanent Representative Identifies Three Potent Dangers to Sri Lanka , Commander Tells ‘Defence Seminar - 2014’ Inauguration that Sri Lanka’s National Security is Stronger than Ever, India - Sri Lanka Relations will Reach New Heights under Premier Modi’s Government - Dr Subramanian Swamy Tells ‘Defence Seminar’,
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* Preparations for the Annual ‘Defence Seminar - 2014’ Receiving Final Touches

* Fellow Woman Soldiers & Commander, SFHQ-MLT among Mourners

* Troops Offer Bowser & Bottled Water to Drought- hit Mullattivu Areas

* SFHQ-C Troops Douse Spreading Bush Fires

* Stage Set for 17th Army Para Games

* ‘Sahana Yathra’ Relief Project Receives Army Support

* Late Gen.Dennis Perera Memorial Oration: 'A Visionary Military Leader who Founded a Professional Army' says Commander

* Now Drought-Hit Jaffna People Given Water

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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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