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  • Mother Regiment at Saliyapura Holds Warm Reception to Welcome New Chief of Staff

    19th January 2019 15:28:03 Hours

    Mother Regiment at Saliyapura Holds Warm Reception to Welcome New Chief of Staff

    Battleground veterans, Keterians at Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment (GR) Headquarters in a fitting reception extended a warm welcome to their Colonel of the Regiment, GR, Major General Shavendra Silva when he formally made his maiden visit to the GR Headquarters on Friday (18) upon his recent acceptance...

  • Signal Corps Colonel Commandant, Chief Guest at MCC Closing Ceremony

    19th January 2019 12:24:20 Hours

    Signal Corps Colonel Commandant, Chief Guest at MCC Closing Ceremony

    The closing-ceremony of the Mid-Career Course (MCC)-No 4 of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) School at Boowelikada, Kandy for its Officer Instructors and Officers took place at the school's Mercury Hall on Saturday (12), headed by the SLSC Colonel Commandant, Major General Ajith Wijesinghe...

  • 'Corporals' Club,' New Rest & Recreational Facility at SFHQ-MLT Opened

    19th January 2019 10:24:20 Hours

    'Corporals' Club,' New Rest & Recreational Facility at SFHQ-MLT Opened

    Considering welfare and recreational needs of lower ranks serving Security Forces in Mullaittivu, steps were adopted by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces – Mullaittivu, to erect a recreational centre for all Non Commissioned Officers and open it on Friday (18) during a brief ceremony.

  • Army Residential Quarters in Colombo & Panagoda Areas Receive Facelift on Commander’s Directive

    17th January 2019 22:41:59 Hours

    Army Residential Quarters in Colombo & Panagoda Areas Receive Facelift on Commander’s Directive

    In order to receive an update on the ongoing renovation and construction projects in the Army residential quarters precincts at Muttuwal and Narahenpita Manning Town, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) on Wednesday (16) made separate visits to those schemes...

  • Jaffna, Mullaittivu & Kilinochchi Troops Add Their Share to Thai Pongal Celebration

    17th January 2019 18:15:18 Hours

    Jaffna, Mullaittivu & Kilinochchi Troops Add Their Share to Thai Pongal Celebration

    Troops serving in Tamil-dominated Northern province joined hands with Hindu devotees celebrating Thai Pongal on Tuesday (15) while simultaneously staging several welfare programmes to help needy children and disabled people in respective areas. 100 children of low-income families in Jaffna...

  • 431 More Army Retirees to Undergo AVTC Training

    17th January 2019 17:15:18 Hours

    431 More Army Retirees to Undergo AVTC Training

    The Army Vocational Training Centre (AVTC) at Kalaoya conducted a week-long familiarization workshop for 431 potential Army retirees who are about to complete their 21 years of service in the Army and ready to go on retirement shortly. The inaugural ceremony of the Course workshop took place on Thursday (3), chaired by Brigadier Senarath Niwunhella, Commandant...

  • New Director at Army HR & IHL Wing Assumes Office

    17th January 2019 16:15:18 Hours

    New Director at Army HR & IHL Wing Assumes Office

    Brigadier P.A Dharmasri Kahapola assumed office as the new Director for the Directorate of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (HR & IHL) on Thursday (10) during a simple ceremony amidst religious observances. He is the 19th Director for this wing of the Army.

  • 12 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    17th January 2019 16:15:18 Hours

    12 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    Brigadier P.W.D.K Jayathilake, the new General Officer Commanding, 12 Division in Hambantota assumed duties amid religious observances on Wednesday (16). A formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by 9 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops greeted him in accordance with military traditions on arrival at the premises. Afterwards, he left his signature in a formal document to signify...

  • Maduruoya ATS Marks Its 34th Anniversary

    17th January 2019 15:15:18 Hours

    Maduruoya ATS Marks Its 34th Anniversary

    The Army Training School (ATS) at Maduruoya marked its 34th Anniversary on Monday (14) with several programmes. A Guard Turnout and a parade at first greeted its Commandant, Major General H.J Seneviratne on arrival at the premises. Afterwards, he addressed the troops and attended an alms-giving Pinkama at Kandegama temple...

  • SLCMP Colonel Commandant Opens New Residential Quarters in 3 SLCMP

    17th January 2019 14:15:18 Hours

    SLCMP Colonel Commandant Opens New Residential Quarters in 3 SLCMP

    Major General D.K.G.D Sirisena, Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) and the former Provost Marshal made a visit to the 3 SLCMP Headquarters at Kudawewa Galkulama on 26 December 2018. During his visit to the premises, Major General Sirisena opened...