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  • SFHQ-MLT Felicitates Mulliaveli Boxing Champions

    20th October 2017 11:06:55 Hours

    A ceremony to felicitate the boxing champions of Mulliaveli Vidyananda Maha Vidyalaya Boxing Team who emerged as overall winners in the recent all-island T.B. Jayah Memorial Boxing Meet got underway on Monday.......

  • Troops Clear Mound of Soil on Road

    20th October 2017 10:49:23 Hours

    8 Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the 583 Brigade rose to the occasion and cleared a huge mound of soil that has fallen due to heavy rains on Ratnapura - Wewelwatte main road, near Durekanda area, disrupting traffic movement on Monday (16).

  • New QMG Takes Office

    17th October 2017 15:46:21 Hours

    The newly-appointed Quarter Master General (QMG) at the Army Headquarters, Major General Bimal Vidanage assumed duties this morning (17) during a simple ceremony amidst Buddhist religious observances. The new QMG signed an official document......

  • 62 Division Organizes Medical Clinic For Underprivileged Families at Welioya

    17th October 2017 15:45:26 Hours

    A medical clinic was organized by the 62 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) in coordination with the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCMM) for underprivileged families in the general area of Welioya....

  • Medical Specialists Educate Army Personnel on ‘Meaning of Life’

    17th October 2017 15:44:12 Hours

    Directorate of Psychological Operations launched two more awareness programmes to improve the character and personalities of Army personnel serving in the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) and Special Force Brigade Headquarters during 11-12 October respectively.

  • 57 Division & 571 Brigade Troops Host Inmates to Lunch at Elders’ Home

    16th October 2017 15:41:10 Hours

    In parallel with the 68th Army anniversary, 57 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) provided a delicious lunch treat to the elders and children at Karunanilayam Ashram in Kilinochchi on the Army Day (Oct 10).

  • Army Vocational Training Centre Performs Religious Observances on Army Day

    16th October 2017 15:28:17 Hours

    Two separate religious programmes, organized by the Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, Kalaoya invoked blessings on the 68th Army anniversary on Tuesday (10) at Sri Vijaya Bodhirajarama Temple.....

  • SFHQ-E Troops Get Two Philanthropists to Re-do Dilapidated Library Buildings in Welikanda

    16th October 2017 09:55:27 Hours

    Two philanthropists from the South spending their own money got two abandoned library buildings renovated, thanks to the engineering and technical expertise, offered by the troops in the Security Force Headquarters......

  • Pre- School Kids Facilitated to Call at Palaly Airport

    16th October 2017 09:50:38 Hours

    More and more kids in pre-schools and government schools in the Jaffna peninsula are eager to visit the Palaly airport as part of an educational excursion. 26 kids in Maliddithurai Fishermen’s Co-operative pre-school accordingly sought .....

  • Central Troops Mark Army Anniversary Planting Trees

    16th October 2017 09:24:55 Hours

    A representative gathering of more than 250 soldiers serving the Security Force Headquarters-Central (SFHQ-C) at Diyatalawa and the Volunteer Training School jointly marked the 68th Army anniversary on Tuesday (10) under the ...............