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  • Mullaittivu Commander Opens Army Constructed School Laboratory


    Major General L.B.R Mark, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) recently opened the newly-built science laboratory at Alampil GTM School. It was the 59 Division under SFHQ-MLT which provided all technical equipment and......
  • Students Serve Alms to Monks on 'Pindapatha'


    Students readying for the forthcoming Year 5 Scholarship Examination at the Defence Services School (DSS) at Kompannavidiya, Colombo 2 had a special religious ceremony (pinkama) Wednesday (3) morning with the participation of 50 Buddhist monks on Pindapatha (alms-begging). Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary Defence.....
  • Commandos Launch Waterborne Adventure Along Mahaweli River


    The waterborne, ‘Kayaking Expedition’, a novel adventurous project of the 3 Commando Regiment of the Army which recently saw a group of Commando rowers, conduct an exploratory mission, covering a distance of about 165 km, ended successfully at the outfall of the Mahaweli River in Trincomalee. The waterborne exploratory group of the Commando Regiment which.......
     
  • Army Troops Restore Traffic Clearing Roads


    Strong and gushing winds that swept across largely the South Western coastal belt during wee hours on Saturday (8) causing disruptions to traffic and public places prompted troops of the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) to immediately act and clear those hurdles within a couple of hours before dawn. SFHQ-West troops serving 14 Division Headquarters rushed to the intersection at Maradana Technical Collage junction and several main roads in Colombo...........
  • SAARC School Cadets Greet Commander

    A 28-member-team of school cadets from SAARC countries, now in Sri Lanka as part of their annual routine, interacted with the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya when they visited the Army Headquarters on Monday (18). Those school cadets from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal during their stay in Sri Lanka are expected to visit the National Cadet Corps at Rantembe and attend the competition for Herman Loose trophy among Sri Lankan cadets.

  • Bangladesh National Defence College Team Arrives in Sri Lanka

     
     
    A delegation of 32 service personnel from Bangladesh National Defence College (NDC), headed by Rear Admiral Muhammad Anwarul Islam currently in Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour as part of their curriculum, called on Major General Sumedha Perera, Director General General Staff at the Army Headquarters, Colombo on Friday (12).
     
  • Another 94 Men Complete Training, Join SF


    A batch of 94 recruits who were trained at Gemunu Watch Training School Diyathalawa passed out after completion of their training recently (01). These soldiers folowed their course of basic training at Gemunu Watch Diyathalawa, joined the Special Forces in May this year. At the Passing Out Parade these lads showcased their newly learnt skills and talents in front of an audience full of distinguished guests, senior military officers.....
  • Commander Extends New Year Greetings in a Message

    COMMANDER of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya in a special message issued to mark the New Year 2010 calls upon all Army personnel to work harder to achieve more victories in the years to come. Here is the full text of the message: Happy New Year! The overwhelming victory, ever recorded in the most recent history of Sri Lanka over the three-decade long ruthless cycle of terrorism that plagued our beloved motherland which boasts of an unblemished 2500 year old reputation, was mainly attributable to professionalism, untiring efforts.....

  • 62 Division Marks its Anniversary with a Difference


    An elaborate display of martial arts, comprised of Wrestling, Judo, Boxing, Karate, Wushu, Taekwondo and locally-recognized ‘Angam Pora’ staged on the same platform for the first time in the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) area to coincide with the 4th anniversary of the 62 Division on 15 October, robbed the attention of........
     
     
  • Commander Addressing Kilinochchi Troops Scoffs at International Allegations Against Army & Country

    Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army with the express intention of keeping the ground troops informed of international moves as well as evaluating ongoing Army nation-building assignments, visited the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) and both 66 and 65 Division Headquarters on Monday (4). A Guard of Honour plus a Guard Turnout, dressed in ceremonial garbs.....