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  • Army Troops Educated on Mental Well-being

    23rd September 2018 15:27:31 Hours

    Army Troops Educated on Mental Well-being

    A series of lectures, pertaining to development of Mental Health were conducted at Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and the 55 Division Headquarters during 18-20 September. These lectures aimed at both Officers and Other Ranks serving in all battalions under command to the SFHQ-J in Jaffna.

  • Troops Help Clean Sri Dharmodaya Purana Vihara Premises

    23rd September 2018 15:24:31 Hours

    Troops Help Clean Sri Dharmodaya Purana Vihara Premises

    Troops of the 16 (Voluntee) Gemunu Watch under the 58 Division Headquarters launched a programme to clean up the Sri Dharmodaya Purana Viharaya and its surroundings at Yakkalamulla, Galle on Thursday (20).

  • ‘Army Para Games-2018’ Brings to a Close with Pomp & Pageantry

    23rd September 2018 13:54:07 Hours

    ‘Army Para Games-2018’ Brings to a Close with Pomp & Pageantry

    The closing ceremony of the ‘Army Para Games-2018’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army took place at Diyagama Sports Stadium Friday (21) evening with pomp and pageantry.

  • Central Troops Control Another Bushfire

    23rd September 2018 12:05:30 Hours

    Central Troops Control Another Bushfire

    One Officer and sixteen Other Ranks of the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-Cen) on the directions of the Commander Security Forces – Central, Major General Rukmal Diasrushed to Wadinahelaya area in the Kumbalwela Divisional Secretariat on Friday (21) and doused a fast spreading wild fire in the location.

  • Many More Jaffna Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    22nd September 2018 20:20:37 Hours

    Many More Jaffna Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    One more group of pre-school kids of the Young Men’s Hindu Association Pre-school in Jaffna and the Kutti-Chutti Pre-school in Kondavil were facilitated to visit the Palali airport on Friday (21), consequent upon a request made by teachers .....

  • Two More Mock Raids Rehearsed in Madurankernikulam & Narakamulla Areas

    21st September 2018 12:10:39 Hours

    Two More Mock Raids Rehearsed in Madurankernikulam & Narakamulla Areas

    Two More Mock Raids Rehearsed in Madurankernikulam & Narakamulla Areas. Troops of the 4 Special Forces (SF) and the 2 Commando Regiment (CR) with the objective of further sharpening their.....

  • Civil Sector Cricketers Play with Army Teams

    21st September 2018 09:10:39 Hours

    Civil Sector Cricketers Play with Army Teams

    Promoting gestures of goodwill and friendship between civilians and members of the armed forces, the 56 Division commanded by Major General Prabath Dematanpitiya, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 56 Division organized a cricket tournament at....

  • ‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

    20th September 2018 21:39:37 Hours

    ‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

    More than 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times began showcasing their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ inaugurated at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama this morning (19). Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff....

  • Mullaittivu Troops Undergo RBSD Training with Eastern Troops

    20th September 2018 16:08:14 Hours

    Mullaittivu Troops Undergo RBSD Training with Eastern Troops

    A group of 29 soldiers of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) joined 23 troops of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) and completed the SFHQ-E - initiated Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) course, conducted in the 23 Division....

  • DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

    20th September 2018 12:07:12 Hours

    DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

    Intending to seek possibilities of enhancing the professional competence and effectiveness of Infantry Battalions of the Army, Director General Infantry, Major General Duminda Keppitiwalana during 16 - 17 September inspected Battalion Training Schools in....