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  • Nation Vested with One More Batch of ‘psc’ Graduates of Tri Services

    12th December 2016 17:29:36 Hours

    Sapugaskanda-based Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), the most prestigious academic institution of the highest standards, enriched with core values of professionalism on Monday (12), added one more ‘psc’ (passed staff college) qualified batch of 114 tri service officers to the Sri Lankan armed forces, in addition to 12 foreign officer graduates......

  • More ‘Virusara’ Privilege Cards Awarded to War Heroes & Their Families

    09th December 2016 16:35:27 Hours

    One more round of the distribution of the 'Virusara' Privilege Card which provides tangible discounts on commercial products, essentials and facilities in state and private sector services got underway at Ganemulla, Commando Regiment premises on Friday (9).

  • Special Parchments & Cash Gift Laud Former Soldier’s Timely Act to Avert Train Disaster

    08th December 2016 14:54:59 Hours

    The retired Army soldier, Corporal S.W Karunadasa (44) whose presence of mind and the timely action narrowly, saved near two thousand of precious lives on ‘Yaal Devi’ train, averting a major disaster, received laurels and was lavishly commended by none other than his former chief in the organization, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army........

  • “The Army Should be Prepared to Do More Than Fight & Defeat Enemies,” Says Commander

    07th December 2016 17:00:44 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (7) addressed the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC)-organized annual symposium, themed ‘Evolution of the Role of the Land Forces and Ensuing Challenges’ at the DSCSC in Sapugaskanda.

  • Afghanistan Envoy Calls on Commander of the Army

    06th December 2016 18:01:20 Hours

    Charge D’ Affairs of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Colombo, HE Muhammad Munir Ghiasy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva this afternoon (6) at the latter’s office at the Army Headquarters.

  • Troops Brave Inclement Weather, Rescue Victims & Facilitate Movement of Civilians in Kilinochchi

    02nd December 2016 16:39:49 Hours

    Members of the Army serving the 662 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) promptly responded to an SOS appeal of the public and facilitated the movement across a causeway along remote Karadipokku - Uruthirapuram road which is still under construction.

  • Commander Invited to ‘Air Symposium 2016’ as Special Guest

    01st December 2016 16:42:29 Hours

    Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF)-organized annual Air Symposium began its sessions on Thursday (1) at Eagle’s Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, Dehiwela, amidst a gathering of experts and foreign delegates.

  • Children of Affected SLAOC War Hero Families Given Incentives

    29th November 2016 20:40:14 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps Seva Vanitha Unit (SLAOC-SVU), enabling the ladies to carry out more and more welfare roles for SLAOC disabled War Heroes and family members of fallen War Heroes, staged a donation of books and financial incentives in cooperation with the National Savings Bank (NSB) Tuesday (29) evening at the Defence Services College auditorium in Colombo 2.

  • Indian Naval Chief Extends Greetings to Army Commander

    29th November 2016 15:56:16 Hours

    Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) of Indian Navy, currently in Sri Lanka to attend Colombo’s ‘Galle Dialogue’ maritime conference, took time off to pay a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at his office in the Army Headquarters, Colombo this morning (29).

  • US Navy Pacific Command Meets Army Commander during ‘Galle Dialogue’ Sessions

    28th November 2016 15:38:15 Hours

    The International Maritime Conference, ‘Galle Dialogue 2016,’ the annual symposium, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy, was ceremonially inaugurated this morning (28) at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. HE the President Maithripala Sirisena as.......