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Air Force Paddlers to Play in the Asian Championship

Air Force Paddlers to Play in the Asian Championship
12:08am on Saturday 29th June 2013

The Sri Lanka National Table Tennis team which comprising of three Air Force shiny paddlers who had participated in the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship 2013 in India and World Table Tennis ...
Airwomen Malkanthi Flying to Brunei with the National Team

Airwomen Malkanthi Flying to Brunei with the National Team
7:59am on Friday 28th June 2013

Air Force Women’s Netballer, Airwoman Malkanthi UDC  departed today (27th June 2013) with the National Youth Netball Team to participate in the 8th Asian Youth Netball Championship which is...
Aerial Fire Fighters in Action in Hikkagala Forest Reserve

Aerial Fire Fighters in Action in Hikkagala Forest Reserve
3:59am on Friday 28th June 2013

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) today sought the assistance of the Sri Lanka Air Force to douse the major forest fire which broke out in the Hikkagala forest reserve located towards the North...
A Dharma Deshana Programme Held at AFHQ

A Dharma Deshana Programme Held at AFHQ
7:17am on Thursday 27th June 2013

A Dharma Deshana programme presided by Venerable Kumbalgama Gnanarama thera the, Chief Incumbent of the Bhodiwardanaramaya in Anuradhapura, was held at SLAF Headquarters on 25th June 2013. The C...
SLAF Poson Poya celebrations

SLAF Poson Poya celebrations
5:30pm on Tuesday 25th June 2013

A ‘Kiribath’ (Milk Rice’) and tea Dhansala, in which approximately 10,000 people from the local village area participated, was organized by SLAF Unit Weerawila at Sri Abhinawaramaya Temple on 23...
Blood Donation and Anti Dengue Campaign at SLAF Station Diyatalawa

Blood Donation and Anti Dengue Campaign at SLAF Station Diyatalawa
7:26pm on Friday 21st June 2013

A Blood Donation and an anti-Dengue campaign were carried out under the patronage of the Commanding Officer of Sri Lanka Air Force Station Diyatalawa, Group Captain WWPD Fernando on 20th June 2013...
Dengue Prevention Campaign Conducted by SLAF Base Katunayake

Dengue Prevention Campaign Conducted by SLAF Base Katunayake
7:21pm on Friday 21st June 2013

In consideration of the commencement of the Southwest monsoon season Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayake launched a dengue prevention campaign within the Camp premises on 20th June 2013 with the v...
Inter Unit Hockey Final 2013

Inter Unit Hockey Final 2013
7:15pm on Friday 21st June 2013

SLAF TTS Ekala emerged dual championship in the inter unit Hockey Tournament for the year 2013 which was held on 17th June 2013 at SLAF TTS Ekala....
Leadership Development Programme at St. Peter’s College Colombo

Leadership Development Programme at St. Peter’s College Colombo
3:11pm on Friday 21st June 2013

A Leadership Development Programme was conducted by the SLAF at St. Peter’s College Colombo on 20th June 2013. The programme commenced after the Opening address by the Vice Rector Rev. Fr. Anton...
Aerial Fire Fighters in Action in Mihintale

Aerial Fire Fighters in Action in Mihintale
4:53pm on Thursday 20th June 2013

In support of fire fighting operations carried out to assist in retarding the spread of a major forest fire which erupted in Mihintale, the SLAF, No. 7 helicopter Squadron stationed at SLAF Base H...
SLAF Firefighters in action in Ampara

SLAF Firefighters in action in Ampara
8:34pm on Wednesday 19th June 2013

On a request by the Police in Ampara SLAF Fire Fighters consisting of Flt Lt RCN Ranneththi, Sgt Paranagama, Cpl Gunasekara, Cpl Sanjeewan and Lac Sanjeewa Equipped with a super truck fire vehicle a...
Sancharaka Udawa

Sancharaka Udawa
7:34pm on Wednesday 19th June 2013

Helitours which is a leading provider of domestic aviation services in Sri Lanka participated at the ‘Sancharaka Udawa’ which was organized by the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operator...
SLAF Cyclist to Korea

SLAF Cyclist to Korea
7:29pm on Wednesday 19th June 2013

The SLAF Cyclist Leading Aircraftsman Appuhamy MANR and two other cyclists from the National Cyclists’ pool were selected to visit Korea to attend the 1st  Coaching camp at the World Cyclin...
The Passing Out Ceremony Of The 54th Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Course

The Passing Out Ceremony Of The 54th Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Course
7:21pm on Wednesday 19th June 2013

The passing out ceremony of the 54th Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Course was held at the Combat Training School auditorium of the Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay on 17th June 2013...
‘Hospitality Management School’ Opens in Sigiriya

‘Hospitality Management School’ Opens in Sigiriya
10:17pm on Monday 17th June 2013

The ‘Hospitality Management School’ was declared open at SLAF Station Sigiriya on 14th June 2013 by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrama....
Dog Handler Basic Trade Training Course Concluded at SLAF TTS Ekala

Dog Handler Basic Trade Training Course Concluded at SLAF TTS Ekala
3:32pm on Monday 17th June 2013

The closing address ceremony of Dog Handler Basic Trade Training Course was held on 14th June 2013 at SLAF TTS Auditorium under the patronage of the Commanding Officer Group Captain P Ranasinghe a...
Closing Address of the 152 Airmen and  24 Airwomen Telephone Operator  Basic Course 01/2013

Closing Address of the 152 Airmen and 24 Airwomen Telephone Operator Basic Course 01/2013
3:24pm on Monday 17th June 2013

The closing address of 152 airmen and No 24 Airwomen 01/2013 Telephone Operator Basic Course was held 12th June 2013 at SLAF TTS Auditorium under the patronage of Group Captain P Ranasinghe and Of...
Annual Assessment Camp of  National  Cadet Corps’  Air Wing Cadets (Boys)  Held At SLAF Diyatalawa

Annual Assessment Camp of National Cadet Corps’ Air Wing Cadets (Boys) Held At SLAF Diyatalawa
3:15pm on Monday 17th June 2013

The passing out parade of the 3rd Air Wing School Cadets Annual Assessment Camp was held on 15th June 2013 at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Diyatalawa....
The Newly Constructed Iranamadu Runway Declared Open by The President

The Newly Constructed Iranamadu Runway Declared Open by The President
3:20pm on Saturday 15th June 2013

The newly constructed Iranamadu Domestic Airport was declared open by His Excellency, the President, Mahinda Rajapaksa on 15 June 2013 on the invitation of the Commander of the Air Force Air Marsh...
Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Sigiriya

Annual Commander's Inspection of SLAF Sigiriya
8:37pm on Friday 14th June 2013

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrama, conducted the Annual Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Sigiriya on 14th June 2013....
Eagles’ Cafe Weerawila Declared Open by Hon Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa

Eagles’ Cafe Weerawila Declared Open by Hon Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa
8:11pm on Thursday 13th June 2013

The Eagles’ Cafe Weerawila was declared open by Hon Chamal Rajapaksa the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka on 12 June 2013 on the invitation of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air ...
Poolside Leisure Garden Declared open at SLAF Guwanpura

Poolside Leisure Garden Declared open at SLAF Guwanpura
6:34pm on Thursday 13th June 2013

A Leisure garden in the vicinity of swimming pool at SLAF Guwanpura was declared open by the Commanding officer SLAF Stn Cbo on behalf of the Commander of the Air Force on 11th June 13....
Junior Officers’ Quality Development Course at SLAF Diyatalawa

Junior Officers’ Quality Development Course at SLAF Diyatalawa
12:31pm on Thursday 13th June 2013

A two day Quality Development Course (06/2013) for Junior Officers’  was successfully carried out on the 6th  and 7th June 2013 at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Diyatalawa under the supe...
Change of Command - SLAF Base Vavuniya , Ratmalana, Academy China Bay and SLAF Base Katunayake

Change of Command - SLAF Base Vavuniya , Ratmalana, Academy China Bay and SLAF Base Katunayake
10:10pm on Tuesday 11th June 2013

Change of command at SLAF Base Vavuniya ,SLAF Base Ratmalana, SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Base  Katunayake were held recently....
Junior Asian Wrestling Championship 2013

Junior Asian Wrestling Championship 2013
4:19pm on Tuesday 11th June 2013

Air Force Wrestler, Airman Kalyan KBR will depart on 12th June 2013 with the National team to participate in the 2013 Junior Asian Wrestling Championship which is scheduled to be held in Thailand,...
Chief of Defence Force Maldives Visits SLAF

Chief of Defence Force Maldives Visits SLAF
11:47am on Monday 10th June 2013

Maldivian Chief of Defence Force, Major General Ahmed Shiyam ndc, psc paid a visit to the Air Force Headquarters for a meeting with Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrama this...
SLAF Continues Search and Rescue Operations in Southern Coastal Belt

SLAF Continues Search and Rescue Operations in Southern Coastal Belt
11:38am on Sunday 9th June 2013

SLAF's No 8 Light Transport Squadron at Sri Lanka Air Force  Ratmalana deployed a Beech King Air (B-200T Beechcraft) surveillance aircraft to search the coastal area from Kollupitiya to Galle...
SLAF Continues Rescue Operations in Southwest Coastal Belt

SLAF Continues Rescue Operations in Southwest Coastal Belt
2:37pm on Saturday 8th June 2013

In support of operations being carried out to rescue fishermen from the sea after their boats capsized due to the gale force winds experienced this morning, the Sri Lanka Air Force deployed a Y12 ...
Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Mullaittivu

Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Mullaittivu
2:37pm on Saturday 8th June 2013

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama conducted the Annual AOC's Inspection of the SLAF Station Mullaittivu on 7th June 2013....
Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Iranamadu

Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Iranamadu
12:53pm on Saturday 8th June 2013

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama conducted the Annual AOC’s inspection of SLAF Station Iranamadu during the morning hours of 7th June 2013....
Distress Relief for NOKs of Servicemen who were KIA and for Family Members of Serving Personnel

Distress Relief for NOKs of Servicemen who were KIA and for Family Members of Serving Personnel
5:26pm on Friday 7th June 2013

With an intention to facilitate the request made by the NOKs of those servicemen Killed in Action (KIA), the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal HD Abeywickrama authorized financial grants as a...
Annual Assessment Camp of Air Wing (Girls) Cadets

Annual Assessment Camp of Air Wing (Girls) Cadets
11:53am on Friday 7th June 2013

The Annual Assessment Camp of the Air Wing (Girls) Cadets of the National Cadet Corps was conducted at the Sri Lanka Air Force Station Diyatalawa from 27th May 2013 to 5th June 2013....
48th Anniversary of No 4 Squadron SLAF Base Ratmalana

48th Anniversary of No 4 Squadron SLAF Base Ratmalana
1:40pm on Wednesday 5th June 2013

The No 4 Squadron celebrated its 48th Anniversary on 1st June and the celebrations were held on 4th June 2013. Formalities commenced with the working parade followed by a spirited cricket match with t...
Opening OF Day Care Centre at SLAF Guwanpura

Opening OF Day Care Centre at SLAF Guwanpura
7:40pm on Tuesday 4th June 2013

The new day care centre of SLAF Guwanpura was declared open by Mrs. Neelika Abeywickrama the Chairperson of Seva Vanitha Unit on 4th June 2013 thus fulfilling a much needed requirement of the stat...