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Invocation of Religious Blessings on 73rd Army Anniversary Begins at Kataragama

The series of blessing ceremonies of all faiths as the precursor to the forthcoming 73rd Army Anniversary and the Army Day (10 October) got to a start on Wednesday (21) at the sacred Kataragama Kirivehera and Devaala compounds with the participation of Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest, together with a host of Officers and Other Ranks.

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GR Veteran Extends Greetings to Army Chief

GR Veteran Extends Greetings to Army Chief

23rd September 2022 16:23:14 Hours

Brigadier WAM Weerasuriya RWP RSP USP (Retd), a veteran of the Gajaba Regiment (GR) called on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage on Thursday (22) at the Commander's office.

Promotions & Cash Incentives Awarded to Army Achievers in International Sports

Promotions & Cash Incentives Awarded to Army Achievers in International Sports

21st September 2022 18:41:43 Hours

The Army-groomed sportsmen and sportswomen who shone distinctively in the field of international sports were invited this morning (20) to the Commander’s office...

MINUSMA Force Commander Praises CCC Troops for Detection & Defusion of Two Powerful IEDs

MINUSMA Force Commander Praises CCC Troops for Detection & Defusion of Two Powerful IEDs

21st September 2022 18:00:25 Hours

Alertness, coupled with battle-hardened experience and professionalism of Sri Lanka Combat Convoy Company (CCC) troops, practised in Mali under...

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New Commander FMA-East Takes Over Duties

New Commander FMA-East Takes Over Duties

23rd September 2022 21:42:05 Hours

Major General Chanaka Mettananda of the Sri Lanka General Service Corps assumed duties as the 28th Commander of the Forward Maintenance Area - East (FMA-E) on Thursday (22) at his office in Minneriya.

Late Major General P.A Karunatilleke RWP (Retd) Laid to Rest amid Military Honours

Late Major General P.A Karunatilleke RWP (Retd) Laid to Rest amid Military Honours

22nd September 2022 21:57:46 Hours

The military funeral of Major General P.A Karunatilleke RWP (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, who had served the country for more than 32 years, took place...

241 &242 Brigades Hold Eye Clinic for Deserving People in East

241 &242 Brigades Hold Eye Clinic for Deserving People in East

22nd September 2022 16:36:20 Hours

A mobile eye clinic organized by 241 & 242 Brigades of the 24 Division under the Security Forces Headquarters-East on Sunday (18) benefited over 281 villagers in Thirukkovil, Pottuvil and Lahugala Divisional...

Lt Colonel Prajath Wijesinghe Passes Away

Lt Colonel Prajath Wijesinghe Passes Away

22nd September 2022 16:34:14 Hours

Lieutenant Colonel K.P.M De A Wijesinghe, more widely known as Prajath Wijesinghe of 7 Gajaba Regiment passed away on Thursday (22) after a brief illness. He was 54 years of age.

Chinese Defence Attache Calls at SFHQ-East

Chinese Defence Attache Calls at SFHQ-East

22nd September 2022 16:33:14 Hours

Senior Colonel Wan Dong, Defence Attaché in the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka, together with his spouse, Colonel Gao Bin called on the Commander Security Forces – East...

New Director HR & IHL Begins Office

New Director HR & IHL Begins Office

22nd September 2022 16:30:11 Hours

Brigadier Krishantha Peiris assumed duties as the Director in the Directorate of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at the Army Headquarters recently, amidst religious blessings. In the presence of several officers, the new Director of Human Rights...

49 Mankulam Primary School Students Given Shoes & Accessories

49 Mankulam Primary School Students Given Shoes & Accessories

22nd September 2022 16:27:20 Hours

Troops of the 9 Vijayabhau Infantry Regiment under command to the 573 Brigade HQ of the 57 Division of the Security Forces - Mullaittivu recently organized the distribution of school shoes, uniforms and bags among...

SLAVF Begins Phase - 2 of the Workshop on ‘Skill Development & Innovation’

SLAVF Begins Phase - 2 of the Workshop on ‘Skill Development & Innovation’

22nd September 2022 16:21:48 Hours

The inauguration of the workshop on ‘Skill Development and Innovation’ - Phase 02 commenced on 20 September 2022 at the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force...

SLEME & SLCMP Teams Win Inter Regiment Water Polo Championships - 2022

SLEME & SLCMP Teams Win Inter Regiment Water Polo Championships - 2022

22nd September 2022 16:16:41 Hours

11 Regimental teams of the Sri Lanka Army participated in the Inter Regiment Water Polo Championship - 2022” tournament, organized by the Army Aquatic Sport Committee...

Situation Report

2022-09-23

NORTH: Troops recovered unserviceable seventeen 60 mm mortar bombs, seventeen 81 mm mortar bombs, seven hand grenades and seven 40 mm grenade bombs from PALAMPIDDI and JAFFNA area on Thursday (22).

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Sri Lanka Army’s Lance Corporal R.A.P.D Rajapaksha of 2 (v) Sri Lanka Light Infantry won the Bronze Medal (65 kg) in the Asian Bodybuilding Competition 2022, held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan during 2 - 5 September.