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The Army Headquarters is situated in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte; Commander of the Army is the highest appointment in the army who commands the army and is assisted by the Chief of Staff of the Army and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army.
Lieutenant General H.L.V.M. Liyanage, popularly known as Vikum Liyanage, is a senior Sri Lanka Army officer. He is the current Commander of the Sri Lanka Army.  Prior to become the army commander, he was the 59th Chief of Staff of the Army. On 1 July 2022, Liyanage assumed as 24th Commander of Sri Lankan Army. 
651 Brigade, based in Mulankavil. 652 Brigade, based in Naddankandal. 653 Brigade, based in Thachchana Maradamadu. Security Forces Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) 22 Division, based in Trincomalee  221 Brigade, based in Plantain Point. 222 Brigade, based in Jayanthigama. 223 Brigade, based in Kaddaparichchan.
In 1977 Lt. General Denis Perera issued a call to combating terrorism in Sri Lanka, a decision was made by the Army HQ to raise a special counter-terrorist unit. Maj. Sunil Peris from 1st Gemunu Watch, Capt. Sarath Handapangoda from 1st Sinha Regiment and three other ranks were selected as a Core Group and training commenced in the Ella Camp, Army Training Centre, Diyatalawa.
The Army Headquarters ( Army HQ) is the headquarters of the Sri Lanka Army and is located in the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte. It was established on 1 October 1949 in the Echelon Barracks which was the headquarters of the British Army in Ceylon.
The Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) is a mechanized infantry regiment of the Sri Lanka Army. It is made up of four regular battalions and a volunteer battalion. Establish in 2007 by Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka its battalions are equipped with Type 63 and WZ551 armoured personnel carriers make up the Mechanized Infantry Brigade.
Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps. Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps. Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police. Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps. Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps. Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestocks. Sri Lanka Army Pioneer Corps.