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  • New 543 Brigade Commander Begins Work

    19th January 2021 19:00:57 Hours

    New 543 Brigade Commander Begins Work

    Brigadier Imal Assalarachchi assumed duties as the 10th Commander of the 543 Brigade under the 54 Division on Tuesday (19) during a simple ceremony at the Brigade HQ, Pesalai, Thalaimannar.

  • 61 Division's New Commander Assumes Office

    19th January 2021 18:50:57 Hours

    61 Division's New Commander Assumes Office

    The new General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 61 Division Major General Dammi Hewage assumed duties on Friday (15) at the 61 Division Headquarters in Boossa.

  • New 111 Brigade Commander Begins Duties

    19th January 2021 18:40:57 Hours

    New 111 Brigade Commander Begins Duties

    Colonel Rohitha Rathnayake assumed duties as the new Commander of the 111 Brigade, amid religious blessings at the Headquarters in Doluwa - Gampola on Friday (15).

  • Outgoing 66 Infantry Division's GOC Given Farewell

    19th January 2021 18:30:57 Hours

    Outgoing 66 Infantry Division's GOC Given Farewell

    The outgoing General Officer Commanding of the 66 Infantry Division, Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku was saluted in accordance with military traditions during a formal farewell, held at the Headquarters 66 Infantry Division in Pooneryn on Thursday (14).

  • 64 Division GOC Given Warm Farewell

    19th January 2021 18:20:57 Hours

    64 Division GOC Given Warm Farewell

    Troops of the 64 Division of the SFHQ-MLT bade farewell to their outgoing General officer Commanding (GOC) Major General Ajith Pallawala after he was appointed as the Chief of Staff in the OCDS on 16 January 2021 at the Divisional Headquarters by giving priority to military traditions.

  • SFHO- Jaffna Bids Farewell to Outgoing Commander

    19th January 2021 18:10:57 Hours

    SFHO- Jaffna Bids Farewell to Outgoing Commander

    Major General Senarath Bandara who held the office of the Commander Security Forces- Jaffna, relinquished the appointment on 16 January 2021 to assume office as the Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army. Prior to leaving Jaffna, the outgoing Commander Security Force – Jaffna appreciatively addressed the under command troops after he was accorded a Guard of Honour at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna by the troops of 12 Gemunu Watch.

  • SLLI Troops Repair Tank Bund Leak

    19th January 2021 17:50:57 Hours

    SLLI Troops Repair Tank Bund Leak

    A water leak occurred on the Kombuweththikulam tank bund in Palappanai Grama Niladahari Divison in Mullaittivu District due to heavy rains was repaired using sand bags by 10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops with the support of villagers on 13 January 2021.

  • 'Army’s Good Samaritans' Rescue Trapped Lives in Thalangama

    19th January 2021 17:45:46 Hours

    'Army’s Good Samaritans' Rescue Trapped Lives in Thalangama

    2 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 14 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) promptly responded to an SOS call of the Thalangama Police last evening (17) and rescued 2 civilians, buried under a mound of earth...

  • New Adjutant General Assumes Office

    19th January 2021 17:31:07 Hours

    New Adjutant General Assumes Office

    Major General Sanjaya Wanasinghe assumed office as the 32nd Adjutant General of the Army Headquarters on Tuesday (19) during a simple ceremony. The new Adjutant General left his signature for an official document, amidst religious observances...

  • Maj Gen Senarath Bandara, New Army Chief of Staff Assumes Duties

    19th January 2021 14:00:24 Hours

    Maj Gen Senarath Bandara, New Army Chief of Staff Assumes Duties

    Major General Senarath Bandara of Gemunu Watch this morning (18) assumed office as the 57th Chief of Staff of the Army during a simple ceremony at his new office in the Army Headquarters, amid religious observances, greetings and best wishes.