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Commander Hands Over Army-Designed Presidential Dispatch Bag to the President

The ‘Attaché Case’, the Presidential dispatch bag, crafted jointly by the Directorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (DEME) and the Directorate of Information Technology on the instructions of the Commander of the Army in response to a special direction by His Excellency the President Ranil Wickremasinghe was handed over to the President this morning (2) by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army at the Presidential Secretariat.

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Major General Chandana Wijayasundara’s Service Praised

Major General Chandana Wijayasundara’s Service Praised

03rd December 2022 06:33:12 Hours

Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army this evening (2) lent his best wishes and compliments to one more Senior Officer, Major General W.M.G.C.S.B Wijayasundara RSP USP ndu...

Retiring MIR Senior Officer’s Service Commended

Retiring MIR Senior Officer’s Service Commended

03rd December 2022 06:29:31 Hours

The retiring Major General S.J Priyadarshana RWP RSP USP of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR), the General Officer Commanding of the 66 Division on invitation arrived at the office of the Commander...

Commander’s Guest Lecture at DSCSC Touches Sri Lanka Army’s National Security Concerns

Commander’s Guest Lecture at DSCSC Touches Sri Lanka Army’s National Security Concerns

02nd December 2022 17:56:42 Hours

The Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda, the internationally-reputed academic seat of learning in Sri Lanka that trains...

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News Features

Mullaittivu Troops with Monk's Patronage Distribute Essentials to Pregnant Women & Civilians

Mullaittivu Troops with Monk's Patronage Distribute Essentials to Pregnant Women & Civilians

01st December 2022 19:55:23 Hours

Considering present economic constraints, 593 Brigade troops of the 59 Division under the Security Force HQ-Mullaitivu with sponsorship received from Buddhist monks and the 'Sarana' Foundation gave away dry ration...

Armoured Corps Commemorates their Fallen War Heroes

Armoured Corps Commemorates their Fallen War Heroes

01st December 2022 19:50:06 Hours

The memory of 28 Officers and 415 Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) who made the supreme sacrifice during the Humanitarian Operations before May 2009 was refreshed paying floral tributes to them at the SLAC War Heroes' monument...

211 Brigade’s Initiative Gets Dry Ration Packs & Metal Spade Blades for Remote Villages

211 Brigade’s Initiative Gets Dry Ration Packs & Metal Spade Blades for Remote Villages

30th November 2022 15:57:37 Hours

In order to help alleviate hardships being experienced by farming communities and low-income group families in remote Lindawewa and Kapirikgama areas in Medawachchiya, the 211 Infantry Brigade of the 21 Division...

SLEME Officers Receive Knowledge on 'Good Practices in Vehicle Servicing'

SLEME Officers Receive Knowledge on 'Good Practices in Vehicle Servicing'

30th November 2022 15:56:36 Hours

Officers with mechanical and engineering background serving the Sri Lanka Electrical Mechanical and Engineering Regiment (SLEME) had the privilege of participating in a two day-long workshop, organized by the Associated...

241 Brigade Celebrates its 9th Anniversary

241 Brigade Celebrates its 9th Anniversary

30th November 2022 15:56:10 Hours

The 241 Infantry Brigade HQ of the 24 Division marked its 9thanniversary on Wednesday (23) giving priority to military formalities during a brief ceremony at the 241 Infantry Brigade Headquarters in Ampara. Brigadier Chandra Abeyekoon, Commander, 241 Infantry...

573 Brigade's Tamil Course Culminates Awarding Certificates

573 Brigade's Tamil Course Culminates Awarding Certificates

30th November 2022 15:55:32 Hours

The certificate awarding ceremony of the Tamil Language Course conducted by 573 Brigade at Maankulam took place on 23 November where Major General Chandimal Peris General Officer Commanding, 57 Division attended as the Chief Guest...

Kelaniya University Undergraduates Give Resources for Library Renovation

Kelaniya University Undergraduates Give Resources for Library Renovation

30th November 2022 15:53:56 Hours

An exemplary financial support, extended by undergraduates at the Faculty of Management at University of Kelaniya under their ‘Dayada-Sarasaviyen Guru Gedarata Social Project’ providing their personal donations and...

Potential Army Candidates in Jaffna for NVQ 3 & NVQ 4 Courses Screened

Potential Army Candidates in Jaffna for NVQ 3 & NVQ 4 Courses Screened

30th November 2022 15:51:56 Hours

A three-tier programme to identify potential candidates among Army personnel for NVQ 3 and NVQ 4 qualifications got underway during 26-28 November at the Security Force HQ-Jaffna to be in line with the laid down RPL System (Recognition of Prior Learning) of...

More Troops Qualify in Military Engineering School’s BIEDD - 4 and CBRN - 2 Courses

More Troops Qualify in Military Engineering School’s BIEDD - 4 and CBRN - 2 Courses

30th November 2022 15:49:53 Hours

The badge awarding ceremony of the Bomb and Improvised Explosive Devices Disposal course - No 4 (BIEDD) and the Chemical Biological Radiology and Nuclear Response Course - No 2 (CBRB) took place on Friday...

Situation Report

2022-11-26

NORTH: Troops recovered unserviceable two 60 mm mortar bombs and one 81mm mortar bomb from PERIYAIDDAMADU, OTIYAMALEI and MELIWANAM areas on Friday (25).

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The awards ceremony of the Inter Regiment Squash Tournament - 2022 took place on Thursday (10 November) at the Panagoda Army Sports Complex. Chairman, Sri Lanka Army Squash Committee, Commander, 1 Corps and Colonel of the Regiment...