Sri Lanka Army

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  • Lectures Help Improve Knowledge on History & Psychology

    A SERIES OF LECTURES on History and Psychology were conducted at Jaffna Security Forces Headquarters Indoor Stadium for 4 days commencing 12th October for the benefit of Officers and Other Ranks (ORs) serving the peninsula. Lectures on history for Officers and ORs were conducted by Puravidya Chackrawarthi Ven Ellawala Medhananda Thero (MP) on 12th and 13th October 2009.

  • Chief of Defence Staff on Tour to Wanni

    Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Roshan Gunathilaka with a view to receiving an update on Wanni security arrangements in place made a trip down to Vavuniya on Monday (19). Major General A.K.S Perera, Security Forces Headquarters, Wanni received the visiting Chief of Defence Staff on arrival at the Wanni Security Forces Headquarters premises.
  • Commander Lauds Army Shooters' Achievements in Czech Republic

    Sri Lankan sports shooting contingent which made Sri Lanka Army proud, having won 11 medals out of seventeen, including four golds, four silvers and nine bronze medals in the 11th IMSSU World Championship in the Czech Republic during July 12 - 26, arrived at the Army Headquarters to receive the Commander’s congratulations.
  • UN Medal Parade Honours Returning Sri Lankan Contingent

    The customary UN medal parade, the prestigious military ceremony that appreciates the exemplary contribution made by any specific contingent in Haiti, saw its Sri Lankan contingent accord a salute to the visiting Chief Guest, Mr Edmond Mulet, Special Representative to UN Secretary General and Head of the Mission and to Major General Luiz Guilherme Paul Cruz, Force Commander.

  • 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.