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  • Army to Produce Own Prosthetics for Disabled War Heroes

    01st March 2017 16:05:43 Hours

    Army to Produce Own Prosthetics for Disabled War Heroes

    Disabled War Heroes of the Army and other sister services who need to change or adjust their prosthetics regularly during respective growth phases would be the main beneficiaries of locally-produced legs and limbs shortly since the Army were to open its state-of-the-art orthopaedic unit and the newest factory for production of own prosthetics in a two-storied building complex, inside the Ragama Ranaviru Sevana Rehabilitation Centre premises.

  • SLAVF Headquarters Opens Its New Eco-Friendly Accommodation Building

    21st February 2017 16:03:44 Hours

    SLAVF Headquarters Opens Its New Eco-Friendly Accommodation Building

    Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters complex at Kosgama, almost reduced to ashes in June last year after the unfortunate blazing inferno affected it badly, was revitalized and got back on the rails on Tuesday (21) as a result of the untiring dedication of all SLAVF officers and other rankers to the construction of a new accommodation complex for other rankers in the premises.

  • New Retreading Section Inaugurated Saving Millions on Army Vehicles

    20th February 2017 15:48:34 Hours

    New Retreading Section Inaugurated Saving Millions on Army Vehicles

    The modern state-of-the-art retreading section in the recently-established Ordnance Factory of the Army at Dombagoda, Horana formally began its function this morning (20) after Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, its architect ceremonially inaugurated it.

  • Hundreds of Tri-service Members Join ‘CISM’ Run on World Military Day

    18th February 2017 09:18:19 Hours

    Hundreds of Tri-service Members Join ‘CISM’ Run on World Military Day

    Hundreds of servicemen, led by their military chiefs took part in the International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run - 2017 on Saturday (18) after all of them assembled at the Galle Face Green.

  • HE the President Honours Assurance & Inaugurates Payment of Service Pension to Disabled Tri Service & Police War Heroes

    14th February 2017 18:04:31 Hours

    HE the President Honours Assurance & Inaugurates Payment of Service Pension to Disabled Tri Service & Police War Heroes

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, honouring the assurance given by the government to agitating War Heroes who have sustained disability in the battlefield, but retired before completion of ten years or twelve years in service, symbolically commenced the award of their service pension, effective from this month (February 2017) during a simple ceremony, held this morning (14) at the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Most Deserving Veheratenna Re-settlers Get Four More Army-Built New Houses

    13th February 2017 13:50:48 Hours

    Most Deserving Veheratenna Re-settlers Get Four More Army-Built New Houses

    A combined effort of the 62 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) with sponsorship provided by private donors saw four more new houses, built at Veheratenna resettled village in the Wanni, were vested in four most-needed families during a brief ceremony held on Saturday (11).

  • Army Resource Personnel in CBRN Response Squadron Contribute to Course on Chemical Incidents

    08th February 2017 19:09:39 Hours

    Army Resource Personnel in CBRN Response Squadron Contribute to Course on Chemical Incidents

    Members of the Army Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Squadron, formed recently as a conceptual notion of the Commander of the Army to meet with any catastrophic chemical emergencies have been invited to take part as resource personnel......

  • Commander & All Ranks Contribute to ‘National Physical Fitness Week’

    06th February 2017 09:25:12 Hours

    Commander & All Ranks Contribute to ‘National Physical Fitness Week’

    With the intention of promoting awareness in physical fitness among members of the Army, a physical training programme, headed by the Commander of the Army, got underway Monday (6) morning at Muththukumaru ground inside the Panagoda Army Cantonment.

  • ‘National Unity’ Takes Pride of Place in National Independence Day Parade

    04th February 2017 11:23:13 Hours

    ‘National Unity’ Takes Pride of Place in National Independence Day Parade

    Mother Sri Lanka entered a new era of peace and prosperity on Saturday (4), commemorating her 69th National Independence Day under the theme, ‘National Unity’ in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green which also heralded the commitment for eradication of poverty and the prospects for economic stability, reconciliation and harmony.

  • President Opens Army-Built New Ward Complex for ‘Dengue’ Patients at IDH

    02nd February 2017 17:56:16 Hours

    President Opens Army-Built New Ward Complex for ‘Dengue’ Patients at IDH

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Hon Minister of Health, Dr Rajitha Senaratne Thursday (2) morning opened the Army-built new pre-fabricated building complex for Dengue patients at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) premises at Gotatuwa, Angoda.