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In what could be described as one of the most rare phenomenal occurrences in any known Army, a group of more than 171 differently-able Army War Heroes upon successful completion of training in specific vocations to qualify for the well-recognized National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) standards received their certificates Friday (19) evening in a glittering ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army ...........

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On the Eve of Nepali Army Chief’s Departure Commander Extends Greetings

22nd January 2018 00:46:25 Hours

Ending a successful five-day long good will tour in Sri Lanka at the invitation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepali Army, accompanied by his spouse and a delegation of ten military and civil members,.......

Commander Praises Judo Players for their Excellence at National Level

20th January 2018 11:17:54 Hours

Sri Lanka Army Judo players who clinched the overall championship in the recent National Judo Tournament - 2017, held at Colombo Torrington Stadium, Ministry of Sports winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, received commendation and praise from the Commander of the Army, .........

Landmark Military Honours Salute Retiring RSM at Army Headquarters

19th January 2018 16:35:13 Hours

Sri Lanka Army, in another turning point in its life-span of 69 years deviated from the usual stereotype of formalities on Friday (19) and presented military honours to an Army Headquarters-based retiring Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM), the senior most among Other Rankers on a conceptual notion........

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News Features

SFHQ-J Coordinates Scholarship & Donation Programme for Northern Students

21st January 2018 14:04:53 Hours

Fulfilling another community welfare project under the Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC) programme, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), organized a donation of school accessories for needy children in Jaffna, ...........

Nepal’s Army Chief Visits SFHQ - Mullaittivu & 22 Division

20th January 2018 17:46:05 Hours

The Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Saturday (20) extended a red carpet welcome to the visiting Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Rajendra Chhetri when he paid a formal visit to the SFHQ-MLT as part of his itinerary in Sri Lanka.

Army Boxers Carry Away ‘Best Team’ Championship

20th January 2018 17:46:00 Hours

Sri Lanka Army boxers showed their colours in the just-concluded 92nd ‘BASL Men’s & Women’s’ National Boxing Championship – 2017, held at Royal College MAS Arena in Reid Avenue, Colombo 7 during 17-20 January 2018.

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NORTH: De-mining groups recovered twenty-nine antipersonnel mines, one 81 mm mortar bomb and two hand grenades from PERIYAMADHU area on Thursday (18).

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The 8th annual national 5km open water swimming championship-2018 organized by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sport Union got underway in the seas near Galle Face on Saturday (20).Representing the Army sports club 21 male and 4 female Army swimmers participated in the tournament.