Sri Lanka Army

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  • SFHQ-Central Troops Donate Blood in Nuwara Eliya

    Ginigathhena Central College in Nuwara Eliya with the help of 22 Sri Lanka National Guard troops who are serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central, recently organized a blood donation campaign at the college premises. 17 Army personnel, including the Commanding Officer of 22 Sri Lanka National Guard took part in the campaign. A large number of civilians in the area and school children came forward to donate blood.
  • CDS Visits Kilinochchi to Receive Updates

    Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetilleke, Chief of Defence Staff with the view to receiving an update on ongoing development work and security arrangements, visited Kilinochchi recently and met Major General A.W.J.C De Silva, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN).   
  • Kilinochchi Glitters with Vesak Decorations

    The splendours of Vesak, the thrice blessed day spread to every corner of the island, including distant Kilinochchi as recently recruited Tamil woman soldiers too enthusiastically contributed to the success of all arrangements together with their fellow-workmates at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN)......
  • Sri Lanka Army Brings North & East Soccer Teams to Colombo

    SRI LANKA ARMY has coordinated the transport of soccer teams of North and East schools to visit Colombo to participate in the Inter School Seven a Side Soccer tournament, held at Race-Course grounds Colombo during the weekend June 26 - 27. Participation of teams from North and East in this tournament was made possible only after the Security Forces crushed the ruthless LTTE terrorists in May 2009.

  • Commander Interacts with Disable War Heroes & Lauds their Sacrifices

    One more group of disable officers and other ranks in the Army were hosted to dinner by Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya Thursday (25) night to coincide with the 61st anniversary of the Army. The treat, considered a special token of appreciation for numerous sacrifices made by War Heroes at the expense their legs and limbs, is held in the past two years.....

  • Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV - 2013 Kicks Off From Ellewewa

    The Army’s fourth mock ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV – 2013,’ attended by 2698 tri-service personnel and 40 foreign military participants and observers in the east of Sri Lanka is now in full swing after it kicked off on Wednesday (11). Foreign military participants and observers arrived at Minneriya Exercise Operation Headquarters on Wednesday (11).....
  • Inter Regiment Athletic Championship Ends with New National & Army Records

    The closing ceremony of the 52nd Inter Regiment Athletics Championship of the Army and award of trophies to winners, took place at the Sugathadasa National Stadium Thursday (27) evening during a grand and wonderful ceremony. Organized by the Army Athletics Committee, chaired by Major General Amal Karunasekara, the closing ceremony was graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva as the Chief Guest.
  • Preparatory Phases of forthcoming 'Ex-Cormorant Strike V-2014' Now, On

    The preparatory phases of the annual joint military ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike V - 2014’, with more than 2500 tri-service personnel participating, together with foreign military participants and observers, have now set in  from Mannar, Wanni, Matale and several other locations in the East under the command of Brigadier A.M.R Dharmasiri, Exercise Director.