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  • New 65 Division GOC Assumes Duties

    17th August 2018 10:52:01 Hours

    New 65 Division GOC Assumes Duties

    The newly-appointed 65 Division's General Officer Commanding (GOC), Brigadier K. A. W Kumarapperuma assumed duties on Wednesday (15) at the 65 Division Headquarters of the Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ- KLN). A formal Guard Turnout saluted the new GOC...

  • 593 Troops Douse Fire in Fishermen’s Huts in Chemmalai

    14th August 2018 21:05:53 Hours

    593 Troops Douse Fire in Fishermen’s Huts in Chemmalai

    One Officer and twenty Other Ranks of the 593 Brigade of the 59 Division under the Security Force Headquarters, Mullaittivu (SFHQ- MLT) on Monday (13), took immediate steps to extinguish a fire that was spreading fast in a line of fishermen’s huts in the 83 Grama Seva sector near the beach in Chemmalai.

  • 3rd Pilgrimage for Family Members Organized in the Wanni

    14th August 2018 20:08:54 Hours

    3rd Pilgrimage for Family Members Organized in the Wanni

    A gathering of 150 family members, belonging to 33 families of Senior Non Commissioned Officers (SNCOs), Non Commissioned Officers (NCOs), Other Rankers and civil staffers of the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) were taken on a pilgrimage by the (SFHQ-W) for the 3rd consecutive year...

  • Army Shooters Win Overall Championship in Defence Service Shooting Competition - 2018

    14th August 2018 18:08:54 Hours

    Army Shooters Win Overall Championship in Defence Service Shooting Competition - 2018

    Army Male and Female shooters performed exceptionally well and won the overall championships in the just concluded Defence Service Shooting Competition – 2018. Army Small Arms Association organized the Defence Services’ small-bore Shooting Competition...

  • Kalaoya CAVT Educates Potential Army Retirees

    14th August 2018 14:25:55 Hours

    Kalaoya CAVT Educates Potential Army Retirees

    The Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, Kalaoya, in addition to the vocational training, being given to potential Army retirees, has to-date extended its instructions for future training modules to the troops serving six Security Force Headquarters across the country.

  • Central Troops Complete One-Month Long Computer Course

    14th August 2018 11:00:07 Hours

    Central Troops Complete One-Month Long Computer Course

    In order to enhance the computer literacy of military personnel of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) and its under command formations a one month-long Computer Course got underway on 1 July and ended on 15 August 2018. ‘Future Step....

  • SLMA Cadets Under Training Tour Kilinochchi & Jaffna

    14th August 2018 10:33:07 Hours

    SLMA Cadets Under Training Tour Kilinochchi & Jaffna

    A total of 58 Cadets from Intake 85 and 86 who are under training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) visited the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) and the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) with their instructors during 8 - 10 August.

  • Central Troops Continue to Extinguish Bush Fires

    14th August 2018 10:13:06 Hours

    Central Troops Continue to Extinguish Bush Fires

    18 Battalion Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the 121 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) doused a bush fire that erupted in Suduwathura Kanda in Okkampitiya Divisional Secretariat area in Moneragala District on Friday (9). For this operation, one Officer and twenty-five...

  • ASVU Extends Millions Worth Welfare Support to War Heroes & Families

    13th August 2018 17:16:52 Hours

    ASVU Extends Millions Worth Welfare Support to War Heroes & Families

    More than 32 War Heroes, ailing War Heroes and family members, spouses and children of War Heroes and financially-affected members of the civil staff in the Army on Thursday (9), thanks to the efforts of the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) received financial.....

  • 621 Brigade Headquarters Gets New Facelift

    13th August 2018 16:58:13 Hours

    621 Brigade Headquarters Gets New Facelift

    621 Brigade Headquarters at Welioya, Padaviya giving a facelift to the entire complex added a few more facilities and renovated several constructions for the benefit of all ranks serving there. The inauguration of the new Corporals’ Club in the premises, renovated canteen and....