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  • 24 Division Troops Donate Blood on Account of Division’s 4th Anniversary

    22nd November 2017 13:54:10 Hours

    More than 450 Officers and Other Rankers serving the 24 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) volunteered to give blood to the blood banks of Ampara and Polonnaruwa to coincide with the 4th anniversary of the 24 Division Headquarters in Ampara.

  • 574 Brigade Marks Its Anniversary

    22nd November 2017 08:32:46 Hours

    Troops of the 574 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Saturday (18) marked their sixth anniversary with several commemorative programmes, held at the 574 Brigade Headquarters premises in Mankulam. At the outset, Colonel Chandana Somaweera.....

  • Army Women’s Corps Marks Their 20th Anniversary

    20th November 2017 10:03:57 Hours

    Members of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) on Saturday (18) in a simple ceremony, held at 4 (V) SLAWC Battalion Headquarters, Medawachchiya celebrated its 20th anniversary. The day’s programme kicked off after Brigadier Dilrukshi Munasinghe.....

  • One More O/L Seminar Organized by SFHQ - Mullaittivu for Students Gets Underway

    20th November 2017 09:53:57 Hours

    One more educational seminar for Mullaittivu students, sitting the forthcoming GCE O/L examination got underway during 18 - 19 November at Oddusudan Maha Vidyalaya, following an initiative launched by......

  • Needy Students in Pooneryn Get School Accessories

    20th November 2017 09:48:48 Hours

    One more round of humanitarian welfare assistance was extended to students by 15 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment of the 66 Division Headquarters under the supervision of the General Officer Commanding, 66 Division Major General......

  • SFHQ-J Facilitates Multi-Religious Conference in Jaffna

    20th November 2017 08:15:50 Hours

    A cordial multi-religious conference, intending to promote religious amity, understanding, harmony and cooperation among all four major religions got underway at Sri Naga Viharaya, Jaffna on Friday (17). It was facilitated by the Security Force.....

  • 17 (V) GR Troops Perform Community Welfare Projects

    20th November 2017 08:14:24 Hours

    Barathipuram area-based 17 (V) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) recently carried out several community-oriented welfare projects.....

  • Army Men's & Women's Teams Secure Runners up Slots in National Volleyball Championship

    20th November 2017 08:13:47 Hours

    Both Army Men’s and Women’s teams became runners up in the National Volleyball Championship - 2017, organized by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Association, together with Ministry of Sports. The event.....

  • Junior Command Course Students Visit Mullaittivu

    16th November 2017 18:05:53 Hours

    A group of Officers, including 7 foreigners, currently attending the Junior Command Course on Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare (JCC CIJW) - No 20 at Maduruoya Army Training School (ATS) during a field visit to Mullaittivu area called .....

  • ‘Mr Army' 2017 Goes to SLASC in Inter Regiment Tournament

    16th November 2017 18:04:16 Hours

    Awarding of prizes to the winners in the Inter Regiment Body Building, Weight-Lifting and Power Lifting Tournament - 2017 took place at the Indoor Gymnasium Complex at Panagoda on Thursday (16). Major General Wajira Palihakkara, Director General.....