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  • Pregnant Women in Mallavi Given Nutrients by 65 Division Troops

    16th October 2017 09:05:54 Hours

    Launching one more community welfare project to be in line with the 68th Army Anniversary, Major General Sarath Weerawardena, General Officer Commanding 65 Division made a free distribution of gift parcels, inclusive of nutrients and other essential ............

  • Books Received by 66 Division to be Distributed Among Children

    16th October 2017 08:29:46 Hours

    A stock of books, worth reading for accumulation of additional knowledge and aimed at improving the thirst for reading among school children in Pooneryn area and military personnel were donated to the 661 Brigade library by the Vice Chancellor at Rajarata University ..............

  • 55 Div & 552 Brigade Troops Donate Blood to Jaffna Patients on Army Day

    16th October 2017 08:02:34 Hours

    On account of the 68th Army Anniversary, troops serving the 552 Brigade under the 55 Division of the Security Force Headquarters- Jaffna arranged a special blood donation programme in coordination with the medical staff at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital on Tuesday (10).

  • 22 Division Troops Clean up Children’s Centre Premises on Request

    16th October 2017 07:37:12 Hours

    A joint ‘Shramadana’ conducted by troops of the 22 Division Headquarters and staff at the Trincomalee District Secretariat cleaned up the Rewatha Children’s Development Centre in Trincomalee on Saturday (7).

  • 23 Division & Its under Command Brigades Join Army Day Commemoration Events

    15th October 2017 19:17:50 Hours

    23 Division troops with Brigades under command to the Division under the guidance given by Major General H.W.S.D.B Pananwala, General Officer Commanding (GOC), launched a set of programmes on account of the 68th Army Anniversary.

  • MITC Equipped with Two New Model Rooms at Dambulla

    14th October 2017 08:55:19 Hours

    Adding more facilities to the Mechanized Infantry Training Centre (MITC) in Manik Farm, ceremonially opened two new Model Rooms for training and development of the MIR techniques, during a recent simple ceremony.

  • 53 Division Does Community Work to Mark Army Day

    12th October 2017 21:42:59 Hours

    Troops of the 53 Division, based in Inamaluwa, Dambulla during October 5-10 launched several community-oriented social service projects on account of the 68th Army Anniversary. A special Bodhi Pooja, conducted in the ‘Bo Maluwa’ at the 53 Division Headquarters on Thursday (5) .....

  • 24 Division Launches Multiple Projects for Army Anniversary

    12th October 2017 15:42:58 Hours

    Troops of the 24 Division Headquarters at Malwatta, Ampara on account of the Army Day (October 10) and the 68th Army Anniversary launched several programmmes under the guidance of Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 24 Division.

  • SLSR Regiment Wins Inter Regiment Gymnastic Championship

    12th October 2017 15:41:43 Hours

    Final events and the prize-awarding ceremony of the Inter Regiment Gymnastic Tournament - 2017 took place on Thursday (12) at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo, amid a large gathering of spectators. Major General Wajira Palihakkara, Director General Financial Management (DGFM) ......

  • Amidst Full Military Honours Major General Wikramanayake (Rtd) Laid to Rest

    11th October 2017 18:41:25 Hours

    The military funeral of Major General D.J De S Wickramanayake (Rtd) of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) took place Tuesday (11) afternoon, amidst a gathering of his fellow-Army comrades, family members and mourners at the General Cemetery, Colombo.