01st December 2022 17:52:12 Hours
The Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda, the internationally-reputed academic seat of learning in Sri Lanka that trains tri service officers in command and staff techniques and develops the intellectual attributes to cope with their future appointments and challenges welcomed Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army on Thursday (01) when he arrived there to deliver the customary ‘Commander’s Lecture’ to both local and foreign DSCSC undergraduates following the Course No-16.
27th November 2022 05:39:32 Hours
A total of 06 Officers and 366 Other Ranks of the 50 A, B, C, D, E and F batches of the Commando Regiment (CR) who underwent rigorous training that spanned 18 months at Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS) finally showcased their exceptional operational techniques during their Passing out Parade (PoP) on Saturday (26).
23rd November 2022 19:41:36 Hours
The introductory launch of the ‘Nawaloka Virusuwa Sarana’ privilege card that offers a wide variety of sophisticated and most modern health benefits to Army personnel and their family members took place this morning (23) at the Nawaloka Hospital premises, attended by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest, Mrs Janaki Liyanage, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) and Dr Jayantha Dharmadasa, Chairman, Nawaloka Group of Companies Private Limited.
12th November 2022 20:10:22 Hours
An extension to the Army Chief's conceptual notion for distribution of dry ration packs for both soldiers and civil personnel got to a start at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya this morning (12), headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army. Organized jointly by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) and the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU), the project distributed 250 dry ration packs, consisted of rice, dhal, potatoes, onions, chili powder, flour, etc among selected families living in Homagama area at first...
11th November 2022 19:01:06 Hours
A representative group of Officer Cadets of the Intake 91, 91 (B), SC 19, 61 (Volunteer), and Lady Intake 19, 18 (Volunteer), including three foreign Cadet Officers (Maldives and Zambia) under training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage on Thursday (10) at the Army Headquarters.
10th November 2022 20:33:30 Hours
Extending the hand of goodwill further with the objective of providing possible relief to mitigate the impact of prevailing economic hardships, the Army HQ on a conceptual direction given by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army on Thursday (10) launched one more extended phase to distribute dry ration packs amongst soldiers and civil staff working at the Army HQ.
09th November 2022 20:21:45 Hours
The new Officers’ Mess building complex of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) Regimental Headquarters at Werahera was formally warmed this morning (9) and vested in the SLAMC Officers during a simple ceremony, graced by General G.D.H. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil, Secretary to Ministry of Defence, as the Chief Guest, together with General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army.
04th November 2022 18:08:04 Hours
The 'Sandahiru Seya' at Anuradhapura, the monumental tribute to the heroism of Tri service War Heroes, Police and Department of Civil Security members with the participation of the top brass in the defence establishment on Thursday (3) evening had its first 'Katina Cheevara Pooja', one of the most meritorious acts in the Buddhist calendar.
29th October 2022 22:41:09 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army's Special Forces Regiment (SF), one of the Sri Lanka's top special operations forces and a best-trained unit the country can boast, being well-geared to perform any unconventional or unorthodox covert missions, inducted one more elite batch of 19 highly-trained Officers and 595 Other Ranks upon completion of their intensive nine-month long Training Courses No - 52 and 53 on Saturday (29) during a thrilling ceremony at the Special Forces Training School (SFTS) at Maduruoya.
26th October 2022 13:17:48 Hours
The saga of unmatched sacrifice, valour, commitment and determination that finds articulation through South Asia's biggest War Heroes' Monument at Panagoda Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental HQ compound which is dedicated to the memory of 3,744 SLLI Officers and Other Ranks turned solemn again this afternoon (25) and the edifice was swarmed with a huge gathering of grateful parents, spouses and children of SLLI War Heroes, SLLI veterans, Senior Officers, Other Ranks and invitees.