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  • Gemunu Watch New Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Office

    13th June 2017 16:12:03 Hours

    Major General Dampath Fernando assumed duties as the 13th Colonel of the Regiment of the Gemunu Watch (GW) amidst religious observances at his office in the GW Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita on Saturday (10).

  • Mullaittivu Troops Join ‘Innoveta’ Exhibition - 2017

    12th June 2017 16:16:44 Hours

    The ‘Innoveta’ Educational exhibition of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) that mirrors exclusive innovative talents of the troops was open to the public during June 9-10 inside the SFHQ-MLT grounds on the instructions of the Commander, Security Forces....

  • RRC Turns 4 Years Old

    12th June 2017 16:15:27 Hours

    Ranaviru Resource Centre (RRC) at Hendala, dedicated to train physically-handicapped War Heroes and potential Army retirees for different vocations turned 4 years old on 24th May 2017. Giving prominence to religious programmes, the inmates on the directions of the RRC Commandant launched a week-long project in connection with its 4th anniversary.

  • Another Batch of Jaffna Medical Students Donates School Accessories to Bulathsinhala Students

    09th June 2017 19:59:04 Hours

    A 14-member group of medical students at Jaffna University gave away a large consignment of school accessories to flood-affected students in the south on Friday (9) as one more share....

  • 24 Division Troops Offer Professional Skills for Construction of Aranthalawa Pilgrims’ Rest

    09th June 2017 13:45:04 Hours

    Troops of the Corps of Engineer Services (CES) and 16 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) of the 24 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), following instructions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva....

  • SF-KLN Troops Coordinate Distribution of Stationery to Students at Paramankirei GTM School

    06th June 2017 19:09:11 Hours

    Troops of the 15 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) under the 66 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) with the sponsorship received from the ‘Soft Logic Life Foundation’.....

  • New Central Commander Assumes Office

    06th June 2017 19:08:11 Hours

    Major General Kumudu Perera assumed duties as the 7th Commander of the Security Forces – Central (SF-C) on Sunday (4) during a brief ceremony, held at the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C). Major General Kumudu Perera amid ‘Seth Pirith’ chanting placed his signature in an official document...

  • Jaffna Troops Launch Several CIMIC Projects

    06th June 2017 19:07:11 Hours

    Troops of the 23 Gemunu Watch (23 GW) under the 552 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) voluntarily came forward to donate a stock of basic stationery items for 15 kids in the Dinesh Pre-School at Kachchaweli. Each kid received stationery items, worth of.....

  • ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ Programme Goes to SFHQ-MLT

    05th June 2017 20:18:29 Hours

    One more round of the ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ took place at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), ‘Amba Sewana’ premises under the close supervision of Major General Dampath Fernando, Commander, Security Forces – MLT (SF-MLT) on 31 May.

  • Curtains Come Down on US Pacific Command’s MCIP Workshop

    02nd June 2017 22:52:03 Hours

    The Planning Staff Workshop - 3 (PSW - 3) of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) on ‘Multinational Communication Interoperability Programme’ (MCIP), organized jointly by the Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka Army and the USPACOM drew to a close this evening (2) at Hotel Hilton, Colombo.