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Oct 3 (MoD) Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops serving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were awarded medals in a brief event organized at South Sudan-based hospital premises recently. The occasion was graced by UNMISS Deputy Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Main Ullah Chowdhury as the Chief Guest and staff members at the Force Headquarters ...

Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops serving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were awarded medals in a brief event organized at South Sudan-based hospital premises recently. The occasion was graced by UNMISS Deputy Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Main Ullah Chowdhury as the Chief Guest and staff members at the Force Headquarters (HQ) in the ...

1 Corps of Sri Lanka Army raised | Daily News

1 Corps of Sri Lanka Army raised. Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 01:00. Print Edition. Features. The landmark unification of Reserve Strike Divisions, Special Operations Forces and elements of other Arms in the Sri Lanka Army as 1 Corps of the Sri Lanka Army took place on Sunday morning (17) at a formal ceremony at the Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment ...

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force

Brig. B R Heyn. Brig. B K V J E Rodrigo VSV ndc psc MA. Brig. H V Athukorale psc FBIM. Brig. E G Thewanaygam VSV. Brig. C A M N Silva VSV USAWC. Maj Gen. H Wanasinghe ndc. Maj Gen S M A Jayawardena VSV ndc psc. Brig. N G A L D S De Wijesekara. Maj Gen. Y Balarathna Rajah ndc.

Military awards and decorations of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

Awards and decorations of the Sri Lankan Military are military orders, decorations and medals which recognize service and personal accomplishments while a member of the Sri Lankan armed forces. Together with military badges, such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career.

Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka Army medical contingent in South ...

* Sri Lanka Army medical contingent in South Sudan awarded Medals Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 08:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Oct 02, Colombo: The contingent of Sri Lanka Army medical Corps (SRIMED) serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Bor, South Sudan were awarded medals in a brief event organized at South Sudan-based hospital …

Sri Lanka Army 25th Anniversary Medal - Wikipedia

The Sri Lanka Army 25th Anniversary Medal (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා යුද්ධ හමුදා 25වන සංවත්සර පදක්කම Śrī Laṃkā yuddha hamudā visipasvana sangwathsara padakkama) was presented to all ranks of the regular and volunteer servicepersons of the Sri Lanka Army provided they have completed a minimum of ten years in service by October ...

Indian Army Chief here today | Daily News

The Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrives in Sri Lanka today (12) on a five-day goodwill tour. He is visiting Sri Lanka on the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army. The Indian Army Chief leads a five-member delegation.

Army making huge contributions for Sri Lankan cricket ...

Sri Lanka Army's ambitious plans to become a force in Sri Lankan cricket have already yielded results and on the other hand, it has benefited Sri Lankan cricket immensely too. ... At the last Asian Youth Championships in 2019, the ' long jump bronze medal went to a performance of 5.73 metres, the exact performance Nethmika produced.

'Mitra Shakthi' Boosts Strength & Friendship, Says Indian ...

The final mock demonstration of the largest-ever joint Exercise 'Mitra Shakthi VIII' that ushers in revitalized bonds of friendly goodwill and strong cooperation between the Sri Lanka Army and the Indian Army got underway Oct;(15) in the presence of General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army as the Chief Guest and his host, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of ...

Medals | Sri Lanka Army

Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal 1979. Personnel of any rank in the Regular and Volunteer Forces of the Army, Navy and Air Force who have been in service on 22 May 1972 or thereafter, and who have completed 12 years of service shall be eligible to the award of the medal. Clasp to be on the ribbon of the medal will be awarded to those ...

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force | Military Wiki | Fandom

The Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) is the principal and Volunteer reserve force component of the Sri Lanka Army.It is a collective name for the reserve units and the Sri Lanka National Guard of the Sri Lankan Army. The SLAVF is made up of part-time Officers and soldiers paid at a similar rate, while engaged on military activities, as their Regular equivalents.

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force

THE COMMANDANT OF THE SRI LANKA ARMY VOLUNTEER FORCE AWARDS CERTIFICATES FOR SUCCEEDING THE PRACTICAL TRAINING OF THE 3D LAND SURVEY OF THE CAMP PREMISES . The large swaths of land of which 55 acres belong to the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) have been surveyed realizing the purview of the Commandant Sri Lanka Army …

Orders, decorations, and medals of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

General Shavendra Silva is one of the highest decorated military officers with different varieties of medals and he was the first Second Lieutenant of the Sri Lanka Army to receive three different types of gallantry medals, namely the Weera Wickrama Vibushanaya (WWV), Rana Wickrama Padakkama (RWP), Rana Soora Padakkama (RSP) for the first time ...

The abode of the valiant warriors | Daily News

The Sri Lanka Army has made a great contribution to assist the nation to rise up and face these challenging times. The Gajaba Regiment was appreciated for its major contribution during the war and bestowed with the President's Colours on January 11, 2007, by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa (current Prime Minister).

Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka

World Military Boxing Championship. Lance Corporal Sajeewa Nuwan of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Leading Aircraftwoman Gayani Kaluarachchi of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) won bronze medals at the 58th World Military Boxing Championship in Russia held recently in Moscow. According to the SLA and SLAF sources, Army light fly weight pugilist ...

Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka ...

Awards and decorations of the Sri Lankan Military are military orders, decorations and medals which recognize service and personal accomplishments while a member of the Sri Lankan armed forces. Together with military badges, such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career.

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The Sri Lankan Armed Forces award medals and their associated ribbon bars in recognition of various levels of service, personal accomplishments and commemorative events while a regular- or volunteer serviceperson is a member of the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and the Sri Lanka Air Force.

Medal Ceylon/Sri Lanka Medal of Honor 50 Years Army 1949 ...

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Medal Ceylon/Sri Lanka Medal of Honor 50 Years Army 1949-1999 at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

Sri Lanka Army's Gajaba Regiment Javelin Throwing War Hero ...

Sri Lanka Army's Gajaba Regiment Javelin Throwing War Hero Wins Historic Gold in Paralympics 2020 in Tokyo 30 August 2021 03:04 pm General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army was the first to extend warm wishes and congratulations to Sergeant Dinesh Priyantha Herath.

Army Boxer & Air Force Woman Pugilist Win Bronze Medals in ...

Army Boxer & Air Force Woman Pugilist Win Bronze Medals in Moscow. The 58th World Military Boxing Championship, held at the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center in Moscow during 19-26 September 2021, attracting 231 boxers in total from 36 countries in ten weight categories for men and five for women, awarded a Bronze medal to Sri Lanka's leading light fly weight pugilist, Lance …

Gen. Mahesh Senanayake inducted into US Army Command Hall ...

COLOMBO (News 1st); Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Army General Mahesh Senanayake has been inducted into the United States Army Command and General - Get the latest breaking news and top ...

DefenceNet: Defence News from Sri Lanka

He was KIA on 19th July 1996 after being hit by an LTTE mortar. For his heroic actions in the mission Col. Lafir was awarded the Parama Weera Vibhushana medal, the highest award given for gallantry in Sri Lanka Army. Medals : Parama Weera Vibhushanaya, Rana Wickrama Padakkama, Rana Sura Padakkama

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force

ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY EIGHT ARMY RECRUITS PASSED OUT IN A MILITARY CEREMONY FROM SRI LANKA ARMY VOLUNTEER FORCE TRAINING SCHOOL- DIYATALAWA. Volunteer Force Training School (VFTS) which has a long history of more than 118 years for training Officers and Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army, staged one more of its Passing Out Parades (POP) …

Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Army's Sergeant Dinesh Priyantha Herath setting a World Record with a distance of 67.79 metres in the Javelin Throw event won the Gold Medal in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Events | August 24, 2021 Events

Sri Lanka Army

Army Body-builders competing in the most recent 'Mr Kandy Bodybuilding Championship - 2021, held at the ICBT campus in Kandy on Saturday (13) bagged 2 Gold Medals, 2 Silver Medal and 2 Bronze Medals posing a challenge to many counterparts from several leading bodybuilding sports clubs …

Rana Wickrama Padakkama | Military Wiki | Fandom

How medal awarded []. It is ordained that the decoration shall be granted to all ranks of tri forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for individual or associated acts of bravery in the face of the enemy and performed voluntarily and who are recommended by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, the Commander of the Navy or the Commander of the Air Force to receive the award ...

Acting Chief of Defence Staff and ... - Sri Lanka Army

General Shavendra Silva is one of the highest decorated military officers with different varieties of medals and he was the first Second Lieutenant of the Sri Lanka Army to receive three different types of gallantry medals, namely the Weera Wickrama Vibushanaya (WWV), Rana Wickrama Padakkama (RWP), Rana Soora Padakkama (RSP) for the first time ...

SRIMED Contingent Awarded Symbolic Medals Before ... - army.lk

Sri Lanka Army Defenders of the Nation. ... Medal awarding ceremony was coloured by a drill display and a cultural show which were performed by SRIMED level 2 hospital members. Major W.G.L Jayarathne delivered the vote of thanks and the entire ceremony was moderated by Major K.M.S.T Kulathunga and WO II W.A. R Lakshika as comperes.The Chief ...

Kremlin Presents Grand Military Honours to Sri Lankan Army ...

Sri Lanka's Army Chief, General Shavendra Silva after formal honours were ushered to pay floral tribute to the widely-reputed monument at Alexandrovsky Garden …

EXTREME WEATHER: 50 Families rescued by Army in Polgahawela

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka Army personnel engaged in a rescue operation to evacuate 50 families from Polgahawela, following a torrential downpour - Get the latest breaking news and top stories ...

Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Army's Corporal Dulan Kodithuwakku secured a Bronze Medal in the Javelin Throw - F 64 event yesterday (Aug 30) at Paralympic Games 2020 in Tokyo. Corporal Kodithuwakku from the Sri Lanka Army Military Police has earlier participated in Asian Para Games in Indonesia 2018, World Para Games 2019 in Dubai and National Para Games, the ...

W.M. Viraj Denuka Chathuranga - Sabaragamuwa University ...

I had been playing for Sri Lanka Army Wushu team and During 4 years of military service. Here I achieved sports medals on performance for outstanding talents in International, National arenas, and Military sports games.

Moscow Kremlin Presents Grand Military Honours to Sri ...

Sri Lanka's Army Chief, General Shavendra Silva after formal honours was ushered to pay floral tribute to the widely-reputed monument at Alexandrovsky Garden of Moscow Kremlin where the much-respected 'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' stands. After laying a floral wreath, the Sri Lankan Army Chief in a solemn moment of remembrance saluted the ...

Indian Army Chief, Promoting Bilateral Understanding ...

Indian Army Chief, Promoting Bilateral Understanding & Cooperation Arrives on Goodwill Tour. A bevy of Kandyan 'Ves' dancers of the Sri Lanka Army presenting their aesthetic skills welcomed and greeted General Manoj Mukund Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army and his delegation on arrival at the ...

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force

LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE WELFARE SHOP OF SRI LANKA ARMY VOLUNTEER FORCE. Major General Vikum Liyanage Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force laid the foundation stone for construction of the new welfare shop which is going to be added to the infrastructure facilities of the Headquarters SLAVF on 12 October 2021.

Medals - Sri Lanka Army

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Centenary Medal. The Medal shall be awarded to all ranks of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force including Officers but excluding the ranks of the Sri Lanka Cadet Corps who were in service on the 01 April 1981 and who have completed 10 years of service in the active list by that date and are recommended by the Army.