Friday, May 29, 2009

Special medals to war heroes

( medals were awarded to the war heroes who took part in the victorious Wanni humanitarian operation in the presence of the Commander of the Army General Sarath Fonseka at a special ceremony held at Army headquarters yesterday (28).
Also, special medals were awarded to troops engaged in final battle.

Ground commanders and hundreds of troops in the Army who fought day and night for victory over terrorism, mostly during the last leg of the Wanni battle were hailed and their national contribution appreciated during a mammoth saluting parade that got underway at Army Headquarters yesterday (28) morning. Full text