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  • Troops Contribute to Cleaning Programme

    16th February 2018 18:38:11 Hours

    A group of Army personnel, together with 5 teachers and 30 students extended their support for a cleaning project that got underway at Nawali Madya Maha Vidyalaya in Nawali (East) in the Jaffna peninsula on Thursday (15).

  • Novices in Swimming Make New Records

    16th February 2018 18:32:14 Hours

    The Inter Regiment Novices' Short Course Swimming Championship tournament, competed by more than 80 swimmers of 11 Regiments and three Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) battalions, got underway at 21 Division swimming complex in Anuradhapura during 14-15 February.

  • ‘Gajaba Viru Saviya’ Awards Schols & School Accessories to Children of GR War Heroes

    15th February 2018 18:00:04 Hours

    Gajaba Regiment's (GR) pet project of the year, ‘Gajaba Viru Saviya’, award of scholarships to sons and daughters of Gajaba Regiment War Heroes got off the ground at GR Regimental Centre, Saliyapura on Tuesday (13) amid a large gathering of invitees.

  • 24 Div Troops Learn More about STDs

    15th February 2018 15:30:46 Hours

    Troops of the 24 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) on Wednesday (7) received a comprehensive knowledge on spread of STDs, HIV and AIDS during a workshop, arranged by the 24 Division Headquarters in Ampara.

  • 622 Brigade's New Commander Assumes Duties

    15th February 2018 14:18:33 Hours

    Colonel S.B Amunugama assumed office as the Officiating Brigade Commander of the 622 Brigade of the 62 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on Monday (12) at Helambawewa, Welioya.

  • 'C' Company of 7 SLAWC Carries SFHQ-J Netball Championship

    15th February 2018 14:11:40 Hours

    Finals in the Women’s Netball Championship Tournament of the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) got underway at the SFHQ-J playground on Tuesday (13). The tournament was organized on a concept of the Commander....

  • New Facility Complex at SFHQ-KLN Opened for All Ranks

    14th February 2018 19:32:46 Hours

    The new utility building complex, consists of a tailor shop, saloon and a shoe-making unit, all three a long-felt need at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) complex was opened on Wednesday (14) during a simple ceremony. The facility complex, constructed under....

  • SFHQ-W Troops Join ‘Maha Shiva Raathri’ Pooja

    14th February 2018 19:29:17 Hours

    Troops serving the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on account of ‘Maha Shiva Raathri’ joined hands with other devotees to offer a special ‘Pooja’ at Sri Kanda Swamy Kovil in Vauvniya on Tuesday (13). The initiative was launched by Major General Kumudu Perera.....

  • New 511 Brigade Commander Takes Over Duties

    14th February 2018 19:24:10 Hours

    Colonel Nalinda Niyangoda assumed duties as the Officiating Brigade Commander of the 511 Brigade Headquarters of the 51 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on Friday (9) at Achchuveli, Jaffna. The newly-appointed Officiating Brigade Commander was greeted......

  • Army Wheelchair Tennis Player Wins Men’s Singles Championship

    13th February 2018 13:22:10 Hours

    Wheelchair Tennis player, Lance Bombardier D.A.S.R Dharmasena of the Sri Lanka Army Tennis Sports Club secured the men’s singles title beating his Korean opponent Sang-Ho OH in the finals at the Negombo Open International Wheelchair Tennis Championship organized by the Sri Lanka Tennis.....