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  • Troops Provide Lunch Treat to Pooneryn Hospital Inmates During 'Shramadana'

    04th January 2017 17:14:58 Hours

    66 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) under the guidance of the Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) and the close supervision of Brigadier D.C Keppetiwalana......

  • 12 Div Starts New Year with State Service Oath

    04th January 2017 17:12:31 Hours

    Troops in the 12 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) began their work for the New Year after a formal ceremony, conducted at its Division Headquarters premises on Monday (2).

  • East Commander Speaks to Leaders in Civil Society

    03rd January 2017 13:30:23 Hours

    Intending to meet all leading segments of religious and community leaders, intellectuals, social service activists, educationists, health promoters, environmentalists, et al in respective areas under the responsibility of the Security Force.....

  • Brigadier (Retd) Nimal Senaweera Passes Away

    03rd January 2017 13:25:53 Hours

    Brigadier (Retd) K.J.N Senaweera RSP USP Ldmc passed away on Sunday (1) after a long illness.He joined the Sri Lanka Army on 01 May 1974 as an Officer Cadet and was later commissioned to the Regiment of Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC).

  • ‘Guardians Mela’ Draws Huge Crowds

    03rd January 2017 13:20:27 Hours

    ‘Guardians Mela’, the two-day Trade Fair and Musical Show - 2016 of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), headquartered in Kurunegala drew to a close on Saturday (31) with a record gathering, assembled at the Maligapitiya Ground, Kurunegala.

  • 111 Brigade Troops Support to Rescue Missing Civilians

    02nd January 2017 18:24:44 Hours

    2 officers and 20 other rankers of the 2 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Rifle Corps (SLRC) of the 111 Brigade under the 11 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) rose to the SoS call of the Police and rushed to the Hanthana mountain range in Kandy...

  • Central Troops Offer Alms at Kataragama

    02nd January 2017 18:23:06 Hours

    Troops of the 3 (V) Sri Lanka National Guard of the 122 Brigade serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) offered alms (Dana) to the Bhikkus at Sri Dhamma Nikethana Pirivena, Sella Kataragama in Kataragama on Sunday (1) on account of the New Year.

  • 57 Division New GOC Assumes Duties

    02nd January 2017 18:20:44 Hours

    Brigadier G.J.A.W Galagamage, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) recently assumed duties at his office.

  • Army Hospital Holds Carols Service

    02nd January 2017 18:20:37 Hours

    Colombo Army Hospital recently staged its annual Carols services at the Hospital premises with the participation of staff members and some resident patients. In parallel with the event, a distribution of Christmas gifts among patients and children took place on the same occasion. Rev. Fr. Randil Fernando with the choir from De Mazenod College Youth Team at the invitation of the Director Hospital conducted the Carols service.

  • One More Meditation Programme Launched

    02nd January 2017 18:20:15 Hours

    One more meditation programme, proposed by Directorate of Psychological Operations was held at Baunseth Meditation Centre, Kanduboda on 30 December and 02 January.