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SLAF Colombo Pre-School Annual Sport Meet - 2013

SLAF Colombo Pre-School Annual Sport Meet - 2013
10:39am on Wednesday 31st July 2013

The Sri Lanka Air Force Pre-School Colombo, held its annual sports meet on 30th July 2013 at the Rifle Green Grounds, Colombo....
SLAF Judokas Win Two Medals at the International Judo Championship in Thailand

SLAF Judokas Win Two Medals at the International Judo Championship in Thailand
5:39am on Wednesday 31st July 2013

Sri Lanka Air Force Judokas, part of the Sri Lankan National Judo contingent, bagged two Bronze medals at the Thailand International Judo North Bangkok University Championship 2013 which concluded...
RRS Finalist - Leading Aircraftwoman Thushani Perera Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant

RRS Finalist - Leading Aircraftwoman Thushani Perera Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant
5:57am on Tuesday 30th July 2013

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Harsha Abewickrama has approved the double promotion of Leading Aircraftwoman Thushani Perera, SLAF’s singing sensation to the rank of Sergeant with ef...
Ifthar Programme at SLAF Base Katunayake

Ifthar Programme at SLAF Base Katunayake
11:21pm on Monday 29th July 2013

The Ramadan Ifthar Programme to mark the breaking of fast at the mid fasting season was held at the cafeteria of SLAF Base Katunayake recently. This special religious activity was organized to cel...
Sri Lanka Air Force's LAC Thushani Perera Adjudged Winner at Ranaviru Real Star Mission III – Grand Finale

Sri Lanka Air Force's LAC Thushani Perera Adjudged Winner at Ranaviru Real Star Mission III – Grand Finale
11:27pm on Sunday 28th July 2013

The Grand Finale of the Ranaviru Real Star Competition concluded last night at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium with Leading Aircraftwoman Thushani Perera of the Sri Lanka Air Force winning the comp...
Annual Commander's Inspection Of SLAFUnit Koggala and SLAF Station Katukurunda

Annual Commander's Inspection Of SLAFUnit Koggala and SLAF Station Katukurunda
10:38am on Saturday 27th July 2013

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama conducted annual AOC’s Inspection of SLAF Unit Koggala and SLAF Station Katukurunda on 26th July 2013....
Semi Finals of 'Guwan Prathibha Prabha – 2013'

Semi Finals of 'Guwan Prathibha Prabha – 2013'
7:53am on Saturday 27th July 2013

The Semi finals of “Guwan Prathibha Prabha – 2013” were staged at the SLAF Base Katunayake on 24th and 25th July 2013....
The SLAF Judokas Depart for Thailand

The SLAF Judokas Depart for Thailand
4:27am on Friday 26th July 2013

The Sri Lanka National Judo team comprising four Airmen and three Airwomen flew out this morning (25th July 2013) to take part in the Thailand International Judo North Bangkok University Champions...
SLAF Hospital Katunayake Celebrates its Formation Day

SLAF Hospital Katunayake Celebrates its Formation Day
5:07am on Thursday 25th July 2013

The SLAF Hospital at SLAF Base Katunayake celebrated its 66th anniversary on 23 July 2013. The Formation Day celebrations began with religious activities by chanting Kavibana which was presided over...
Ranaviru Christian Memorial Service 2013

Ranaviru Christian Memorial Service 2013
8:23am on Wednesday 24th July 2013

The Annual Air Force Christian Memorial Service in memory of all servicemen who made the supreme sacrifice was held at the St. Theresa's Church,...
Press Conference on Ranaviru Real Star Mission - III

Press Conference on Ranaviru Real Star Mission - III
5:14am on Saturday 20th July 2013

Mr. Lakshman Hulugalle, Director General at Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) made public the intention and the award structure of the grand finale of the highly anticipated Ranaviru Real ...
Air Force Women Cricketers to Play In the ICC T 20 World Cup Qualifiers in Ireland

Air Force Women Cricketers to Play In the ICC T 20 World Cup Qualifiers in Ireland
1:42am on Saturday 20th July 2013

The Sri Lanka National Women’s cricket team comprising six Air Force women cricketers flew out to take part in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers which is scheduled to be held from 20th July to 3r...
Distress Relief for NOKs of Servicemen who were KIA, DIA, Deceased and for Family Members of Serving Personnel

Distress Relief for NOKs of Servicemen who were KIA, DIA, Deceased and for Family Members of Serving Personnel
12:36am on Friday 19th July 2013

With an intention to facilitate the request made by the NOKs of those servicemen Killed in Action (KIA), Disabled in Action (DIA) and Deceased service members, the Commander of the Air Force Air M...
The Annual SLAF Hindu Religious Ceremony 2013

The Annual SLAF Hindu Religious Ceremony 2013
4:38am on Thursday 18th July 2013

The Annual SLAF Hindu Religious Ceremony was held at the Captains Garden Sri Kailasanathar Swamy Devasthanam Colombo 10 today (17th July 13) with the key participation of the Commander of the Air ...
A Dharma Deshana Programme Held at AFHQ

A Dharma Deshana Programme Held at AFHQ
11:14am on Wednesday 17th July 2013

A Dharma Deshana programme presided by Venerable Mankadawala Sudhassi thera the Chief Incumbent of the Labunoruwa Arannya Senasanaya, was held at SLAF Headquarters on 16th July 2013....
Gallantry Awards Ceremony at Temple Trees

Gallantry Awards Ceremony at Temple Trees
12:46pm on Tuesday 16th July 2013

His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksha, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, conferred medals for gallantry on 231 personnel of th...
Flash Style Commences In Trincomalee

Flash Style Commences In Trincomalee
5:37am on Sunday 14th July 2013

Exercise FLASH STYLE is the Annual Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise conducted in collaboration with the US Naval Special Warfare Community and the Sri Lankan Armed Forces. ...
Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Station Morawewa

Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Station Morawewa
8:16am on Saturday 13th July 2013

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama carried out his annual Inspection of SLAF Academy China Bay and Morawawa on 12th July 2013....
SLAF's Rapid Runway Repair Wing in Action Again

SLAF's Rapid Runway Repair Wing in Action Again
12:30pm on Friday 12th July 2013

The Rapid Runway Repair (RRR) Wing of the Sri Lanka Air Force commissions the Asphalt Production Plant at Mamaduwa and completes resurfacing the internal road network and portions of the taxiway i...
SLAF Volleyball Player Takes Part in International Volleyball  Championship in Nepal

SLAF Volleyball Player Takes Part in International Volleyball Championship in Nepal
8:14am on Friday 12th July 2013

The Sri Lanka Air Force Sergeant Abeykoon AMTC has been selected to represent the country as a member of the National Volleyball...
SLAF Athletes Return Home to A Rousing Welcome

SLAF Athletes Return Home to A Rousing Welcome
7:16am on Thursday 11th July 2013

Sri Lanka Air Force Athletes who represented Sri Lanka as part of the National Team in the 20th Asian Athletic Championship - 2013 in Pune, India from 3rd to 7th   July 2013 returned to ...
Indian Air Force Cricket Team Fought with its Counterparts in Sri Lanka

Indian Air Force Cricket Team Fought with its Counterparts in Sri Lanka
9:15am on Wednesday 10th July 2013

The Indian Air Force cricketers now in Sri Lanka for a fellowship cricket series which includes two ODs and two Twenty 20 games, which begun with the first game where they met their counterparts a...
Agrarian Development Officers Course Passed Out From  SLAF Diyatalawa

Agrarian Development Officers Course Passed Out From SLAF Diyatalawa
1:45am on Wednesday 10th July 2013

Graduates who were appointed as the Agrarian Development Officers of the Department of Agrarian Service successfully completed their two week residential Leadership and Skill Development Trainin...
Operational Performance Development Module for Admin Regiment Officers

Operational Performance Development Module for Admin Regiment Officers
12:03am on Wednesday 10th July 2013

Operational Performance Development 05/2013 Module for eleven (11) Admin Regiment Officers in the rank of Squadron Leader was conducted at SLAF Station Diyatalawa...
Dengue Prevention Campaign Conducted by SLAF Unit Batticaloa

Dengue Prevention Campaign Conducted by SLAF Unit Batticaloa
4:56am on Tuesday 9th July 2013

SLAF Unit Baticalloa launched a dengue prevention campaign in Puthur area recently as part of their social responsibility projects, in par with the National Dengue Elimination Week which was annou...
Quarter Finals of “Guwan Prathiba Prabha- 2013”

Quarter Finals of “Guwan Prathiba Prabha- 2013”
11:18am on Sunday 7th July 2013

The quarter finals of “Guwan Prathibha Prabha – 2013” were staged at the SLAF Base Katunayake from 3rd to 5th July 2013. The competition was intense with only 30 participants being selected ...
SLAF Band Celebrated its 43rd Anniversary

SLAF Band Celebrated its 43rd Anniversary
12:42am on Sunday 7th July 2013

An eventful day of community service marked the celebration of the 43rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force Band on 1st July 2013.  ...
Change of Command at SLAF Station Colombo

Change of Command at SLAF Station Colombo
11:42am on Saturday 6th July 2013

Air Commodore KFR Fernando handed over the Command of Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo to Group Captain DJC Weerakoon on 5th July 2013....
SLAF Cyclists Take Part in The Championship of The Tour de Hiru - 2013

SLAF Cyclists Take Part in The Championship of The Tour de Hiru - 2013
3:21am on Saturday 6th July 2013

The SLAF team, comprising  eighteen cyclist, take part in the 'Tour de Hiru' cycle race which was flagged off in front of the Air Force Rifle Green grounds at 8.30  this morning. Over 15...
Indian Air Force Cricket Team Visits Sri Lanka

Indian Air Force Cricket Team Visits Sri Lanka
5:52am on Friday 5th July 2013

The Indian Air Force cricket team is scheduled to tour Sri Lanka from 6th July to 14th July 2013. The team will be playing against the Sri Lankan Air Force cricket team in a two day match to be held...
20th Asian Athletic Championship

20th Asian Athletic Championship
3:56am on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Eight members of the Sri Lanka Air Force Athletic pool comprising three men and five women including Cpl Manjula Kumara, Sri Lanka's Silver Medallist at the 2012 Asian Grand Prix, departed yesterday (...
SLAF Cyclists Excel at the 39th National Sport Festival

SLAF Cyclists Excel at the 39th National Sport Festival
3:53am on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Champion cyclist of the Sri Lanka Air Force LAC Jeewan Jayasinghe (Western Province) won the cycle race of the 39th National Sport Festival on 29th June 2013. The race wound its way through Kathar...
Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals Golf Tournament 2013

Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals Golf Tournament 2013
10:11pm on Tuesday 2nd July 2013

The Eagles’ Golf Links was the venue of the Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals - 2013 on 29th June 2013 at the Sri Lanka Air Force’s own Golf Links in the picturesque settings of China B...
Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Base Anuradhapura

Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Base Anuradhapura
6:21am on Tuesday 2nd July 2013

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrama conducted the Annual Inspection at SLAF Base Anuradhapura on 29th June 2013. The Commander reviewed the parade which was commanded by...