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  • Troops Build New House for a Widow with Visakians’ Patronage

    30th June 2017 23:30:05 Hours

    Troops of the 583 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) with the sponsorship of Visaka Vidyalaya, Colombo , giving prominence to community projects, built a new house for a widow and handed it over to her living in Gallella, Dewanagala in Mawanella during a brief ceremony at Dewanagala on Thursday (29).

  • Annual Christian Service Invokes Blessings on the Army

    30th June 2017 23:21:00 Hours

    The annual Christian Service of the Army Christian Fellowship, organized together with Military Christian Fellowship with the aim of invoking blessings on the Army and its forward-march, took place Friday (30) evening at Christ Church, Colombo 3 with the participation of most senior retired Officers, serving Officers and Other Rankers.

  • SFHQ-J Anniversary Held with Many Programmes

    30th June 2017 07:36:03 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) which turned 21 years of age, marked its anniversary in a week-long chain of events, giving pride of place to religious observances and community welfare projects during June 22 - 27. Arrangements, organized on the instructions of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi,....

  • Wanni Troops Coordinate Community Welfare Projects

    27th June 2017 14:56:20 Hours

    Students and pregnant women, resident in resettled villages of Bogaswewa - 1, Bogaswewa - 2, Nandimithragama, Namalgama and Selalihinigama in Vavuniya area during donation programmes on Friday (23) at Bogaswewa school and the Army common facility hall, received incentives through the coordination......

  • Mullaittivu SFHQ Marks Its 8th Anniversary

    27th June 2017 14:52:08 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) recently marked its eighth anniversary with a series of religious ceremonies and formal events. Buddhist religious observances conducted at Kokilai Sambodhi Viharaya, led by Ven Sri Tissapura Gunarathana Thero, a Hindu Pooja at Uttakarai Sittivinayagar Kovil.......

  • SLAVF Volleyball & Netball Championships - 2017 Held

    26th June 2017 18:14:51 Hours

    The Inter Regiment Volleyball Championship and Inter Battalion Netball Championship - 2017 organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) were held during 23-25 June at both Panagoda Army Cantonment Indoor Stadium and Maharagama, National Youth Council premises. The finals of the tournament and prize awarding ceremony....

  • 66 Division Initiative Enables Donation of Nutrients & School Accessories

    25th June 2017 23:29:50 Hours

    66 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), considering requirements of the students and pregnant women in Pooneryn areas, succeeded in getting a donation programme organized recently at Wannerikulam Maha Vidyalaya.....

  • One More Session on 'Moral Development' Educates Army Personnel

    25th June 2017 23:27:53 Hours

    One more awareness programme on 'Moral Development', as part of the ongoing educative projects of the Directorate of Psychological Operations, got underway at the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) auditorium, Colombo on Wednesday (21).

  • Army Athletes in Sri Lankan Contingent Win Gold & Silver Medals in Bangkok

    22nd June 2017 14:26:19 Hours

    Several Sri Lanka Army athletes, competing in the ‘Thailand Open Track and Field Championships 2017’ in Bangkok as members in the Sri Lankan contingent, have carried away one Gold....

  • Army Recruitment for Other Rankers Begins

    16th June 2017 20:26:55 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army has begun its Recruitment drive for Other Rankers. Recruitment of Other Rankers will continue until 30 June 2017 and those wishing to join the Army are requested to contact following Telephone numbers for details.