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VOLUNTEER OFFICERS MARCHING TOWARDS PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Four Officers of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force have excelled great performances at recently  held highly competitive Staff Entrance Examination and secured a precious opportunity to follow Defence Services Command and Staff College course 2016. Officers  who are selected include: O/6440   Captain M A Mayantha Mahamudalige  3(V) GW       – Intake 41(V) O/ 6441  Captain

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DONATIONS IN APPRECIATION OF THE SPORTS SKILLS

The Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force  has always been appreciating the achievements of sports personnel who excel great skills while bringing fame to the organization at local and foreign sporting events. An occasion of appreciation of such sportsmanship of the Volunteer Force personnel was underway at the Headquarters premises on 08 September 2015 with the

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UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS

Sri Lanka is a committed partner for UN peacekeeping operations with a total of 1,215 men from the three Armed Forces and the Police serving in seven different Peacekeeping Missions. Following the defeat of Tamil Tiger terrorists in May 2009, Sri Lanka says its Armed Forces and the Police are now in a position to

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BATTALIONS OF THE SRI LANKA ARMY VOLUNTEER

Strength of an Army is its Troops. At present the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force is consisting with 99 battalions from various regiments. Its history goes back to almost 135 years.   CEYLON LIGHT INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS The second phase in the employment of non-British personnel commenced in 1861 after the enactment of an ordinance designed

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