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  • 23 GR Troops in Hambantota Clean the Kirinda Beach Front

    14th April 2017 17:55:11 Hours

    23 Gajaba Regiment troops of the 122 Brigade under the 12 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C), together with officials of the Marine Environment Protection Authority and the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment Protection Authority...

  • Gunner 'Super Cross' Funds Build A New House for a Disabled War Hero

    14th April 2017 12:45:45 Hours

    A newly-built house through the funds of the Gunner Supercross for the disabled War Hero, Lance Corporal D. Karunarathne, attached to the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regiment was vested in him and his family during a ceremony at Pahala Delgoda, Polgahawela on Tuesday (11).

  • New SF-East Commander Pays Field Visits to 24 Division, 241 & 242 Brigades

    14th April 2017 12:11:22 Hours

    Major General Nandana Senadeera, the newly-appointed Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) made his maiden visits to the 24 Division Headquarters, 241 and 242 Brigade Headquarters during April 7 - 8 .

  • New Chief Signals Officer Assumes Duties

    12th April 2017 16:59:14 Hours

    Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe took over the duties as the Chief Signal Officer (CSO) on Tuesday (11). The event included a Guard Turnout and was followed by charming religious rituals held at the Headquarters of the CSO office at......

  • GW Soldiers Educated on 'Developing Attitudes & Anti-Social Acts'

    12th April 2017 16:46:14 Hours

    Regimental Headquarters of the Gemunu Watch (GW) at Kuruwita, recently organized a lecture on ‘Developing Attitudes of Sri Lankan Army Soldiers to Reduce Anti Social Activities’ at the GW Regimental Lecture Hall premises for both Officers and Other Ranks.

  • Army Agricultural Instructors Educate Civil Farmers

    12th April 2017 16:37:30 Hours

    A three-month long educational training programme on ‘Agriculture and its Productive Practices’ conducted for selected civilian farmers by the Army Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi.....

  • New 61 Division GOC Assumes Duties

    12th April 2017 16:28:16 Hours

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC), 61 Division, Brigadier W.G H.A.S Bandara assumed duties on Tuesday (11) as the GOC 61 Division during a simple ceremony at the Divisional Headquarters premises in Velankulam, Vauvuniya.

  • Troops & Civilians Team Up to Do Community Projects

    12th April 2017 16:27:47 Hours

    Troops of the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) during April 20 - 25 carried out several community-oriented projects in Kilinochchi suburbs in close cooperation with members of the public.

  • 233 Brigade Conducts ‘Dengue Prevention Programme’ in Vakarai Area

    12th April 2017 16:14:33 Hours

    Troops of the 233 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - East carried out a Dengue prevention programme, together with civil authorities on Saturday (8) covering the general area of Vakarai.

  • Army Hockey Players Carry Away ‘Navy Cup - 2017’

    12th April 2017 13:24:04 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Hockey players Sunday (9) evening beat their Navy counterparts during the finals in the ‘Navy Cup 2017’, Hockey Tournament, held at the Hockey Turf in Welisara Navy Camp premises and.....