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  • SLNG War Heroes' Contribution to War for Peace Recognized

    04th March 2019 00:23:03 Hours

    SLNG War Heroes' Contribution to War for Peace Recognized

    10 Officers and 25 Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) which boasts a history of 29 years received special insignia from their Colonel of the Regiment SLNG, Major General Nyshshanka Ranawana as the Chief Guest on Thursday (28) during a special ceremony, held at the SLNG Regimental ground in Kurunegala.

  • Wanni Annual Inter Division Cricket Championship - 2019 Win Goes to 21 Div Cricketers

    04th March 2019 00:22:03 Hours

    Wanni Annual Inter Division Cricket Championship - 2019 Win Goes to 21 Div Cricketers

    The grand finale in the Inter Division Cricket Tournament - 2019 took place on 28 February 2019 at the 54 Division Headquarters playground in Mannar. 21, 54, 56, 61, 62 Divisions and Forward Maintenance Area (North Central) and Formations under command to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni, battled out for the championship during 26-28 Feb.

  • 64 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    04th March 2019 00:16:54 Hours

    64 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    Brigadier W.D.C.K Costa, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 64 Division in Oddusuddan assumed duties as 12th GOC amid religious observances on Thursday (28). A formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by troops of the 64 Division greeted him in accordance with military traditions on arrival at the premises. Afterwards, he left his signature in a formal document to signify the acceptance of his new office.

  • Retiring Army Woman Soldiers & Families Assisted at Economic Front

    27th February 2019 16:07:35 Hours

    Retiring Army Woman Soldiers & Families Assisted at Economic Front

    Intending to uplift the economic standards of retired and potential woman retirees in the 5 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) and their families through agro-based self-employment ventures, an initiative was launched by the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) to provide them...

  • 8 GW Troops Help Douse Coir Factory Fire

    27th February 2019 14:07:35 Hours

    8 GW Troops Help Douse Coir Factory Fire

    To meet with the emergency need, 8 Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the 143 Brigade under the 14 Division rushed to assist douse a raging fire in a coir factory in Kuliyapitiya area at the request of the Police and the Fire Brigade Wednesday (27) afternoon. A total of 26 Army personnel, led by one Officer...

  • Expatriate’s Organization Gives Shoes & Kitchen Utensils Thru Army Coordination

    26th February 2019 13:24:28 Hours

    Expatriate’s Organization Gives Shoes & Kitchen Utensils Thru Army Coordination

    A mammoth free distribution of 600 pairs of shoes for students and a large stock of kitchen utensils for poverty-stricken families took place on Saturday (16) simultaneously at Sri Wigneshwara College, Paranthan Tamil Maha Vidyalaya, Mukkampon Government’s....

  • New 623 Brigade Commander Assumes Office

    26th February 2019 13:14:22 Hours

    New 623 Brigade Commander Assumes Office

    Colonel P.G.P.S Rathnayake assumed duties as the Commander of the 623 Brigade amid religious observances on Tuesday (12) during a simple ceremony at the Brigade Headquarters.

  • One More Meditation Programme for Woman Soldiers Held

    26th February 2019 13:09:40 Hours

    One More Meditation Programme for Woman Soldiers Held

    One more round of the Lakviru Meditation project (4th session), conducted by Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero of the Bawunseth Meditation Centre at Helummahara, Dekatana got underway on Monday (Feb 25). 7 Lady Officers and 50 Woman soldiers attended this meditation practice programme.

  • New DAMS & Director at Colombo Army Hospital Assume Office

    26th February 2019 13:04:22 Hours

    New DAMS & Director at Colombo Army Hospital Assume Office

    Both Brigadier Crishantha Fernando and Colonel K.P.N Pathirana assumed duties this morning (27) as the new Director Army Medical Services (DAMS) and Director, Colombo Army Hospital respectively during simple ceremonies at their separate offices amid religious observances. Brigadier Fernando was the former...

  • 652 & 653 Brigade Troops Do Community Work

    26th February 2019 12:40:22 Hours

    652 & 653 Brigade Troops Do Community Work

    Troops of 652 and 653 Brigades of 65 Division under the Security Force Headquarters Kilinochchi participated in community-oriented projects on Sunday (23). Troops of 7 Sri Lanka National Guard of the 652 Brigade conducted a ‘Shramadana’ campaign to clean the Pullayarhindu temple at Akkarayankulam and troops....