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  • 196 Elite Special Force Officers & Other Ranks Pass Out in Grand Military Ceremony

    09th April 2018 15:34:55 Hours

    196 Elite Special Force Officers & Other Ranks Pass Out in Grand Military Ceremony

    Special Forces Training School (SFTS) at Maduruoya adorned ceremonial garbs Monday (9) morning to wish goodbye and offer its greetings to seven Officers and one hundred eighty-nine Other Ranks of the Army's elite Special Forces (SF) who followed the intensive nine-month long training Course No 48 at SFTS, Maduruoya. They passed out in a glittering ceremony, graced by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, accompanied by Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC...........

  • ATS M’Oya Recognized with New CIJW Course Badge

    08th April 2018 22:50:50 Hours

    ATS M’Oya Recognized with New CIJW Course Badge

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army made his first formal visit to the Army’s one of the renowned academic institutes, the Army Training School (ATS) at Maduru Oya on Sunday (8) and left some memories by inaugurating new accommodation facilities and a few other new features.

  • Army-built 30 more New Houses for Jaffna IDPs Opened in Brief Ceremony

    06th April 2018 16:51:55 Hours

    Army-built 30 more New Houses for Jaffna IDPs Opened in Brief Ceremony

    Construction of new houses by the Army for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Jaffna peninsula, a project that was initiated by the incumbent Commander of the Army when he was the Jaffna Commander fulfilled one more phase on Thursday (5) when 30 new houses erected by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna.....

  • Commander Meets Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Inmates

    05th April 2018 11:42:14 Hours

    Commander Meets Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Inmates

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army taking time off from his hectic schedule paid a surprise visit to the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ on the eve of the New Year on Thursday (5) where a total of 120 battlefield-affected War Heroes are recuperating and still under rehabilitation as residential inmates.

  • Commander Graces Inaugural Ceremony of Maiden Big Match of DSC

    04th April 2018 12:44:16 Hours

    Commander Graces Inaugural Ceremony of Maiden Big Match of DSC

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (4) formally inaugurated the maiden cricket encounter (Big Match) between the Colombo Defence Services College (DSC) and the Homagama Mahinda Rajapaksa Vidyalaya teams at Colombo SSC grounds during a brief ceremony.

  • '10th Defence Services Games' Opened

    03rd April 2018 22:27:28 Hours

    '10th Defence Services Games' Opened

    The 10th ‘Defence Services Games (DSG) - 2018’ was officially declared open by Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) at the invitation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, President, Defence Services Sports Committee (DSSC) and Commander of the Army Tuesday (3) evening at Indoor sports Stadium in the Panagoda Army cantonment.

  • US PACOM Sergeant Major Enlightened on NCOs' Career Development

    03rd April 2018 16:19:21 Hours

    US PACOM Sergeant Major Enlightened on NCOs' Career Development

    Sergeant Major Anthony Spadaro, the Command Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) for US Pacific Command (PACOM), together with Sergeant First Class Kevin Sanetiez, Operations Non Commissioned Officers (NCOs), Master Sergeant Rachel Lackey, PACOM (SEL) Aide, Petty Officer First Class Eseosa Osemwota, Operations Coordinator and.....

  • More IDPs in Jaffna Get Housing Facilities

    30th March 2018 23:41:39 Hours

    More IDPs in Jaffna Get Housing Facilities

    The second phase of the ‘Nallinakkapuram’ Housing Complex which provides 25 new houses for one more segment of most deserving displaced families, still languishing in Jaffna-based welfare centres, was vested in the beneficiaries on Friday (30) during a simple ceremony at ‘Nallinakkapuram’ village in Jaffna.

  • Commander Discusses Vital Issues with Northern Chief Minister

    29th March 2018 21:06:47 Hours

    Commander Discusses Vital Issues with Northern Chief Minister

    A meeting between Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Vignewswaran and the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake took place at the Chief Minister's Office in Nallur, Jaffna on Thursday (29).

  • Sri Lanka Signal Corps to Take Lead against Cyber Threats & IT- Commander of the Army

    28th March 2018 22:39:11 Hours

    Sri Lanka Signal Corps to Take Lead against Cyber Threats & IT- Commander of the Army

    A multifaceted showpiece of advanced Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the professionalism on cyber space the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army possesses, will remain open to the world when the SLSC marks its 75th anniversary with a well-timed international symposium, themed, 'Cyber Space; Perpetual Battlefront for Future' and the mega 'Wave' ICT Exhibition at the BMICH premises during November 28-29.