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  • Kokilai Temple ‘Katina’ Ceremony Supported

    05th November 2018 16:40:10 Hours

    Kokilai Temple ‘Katina’ Ceremony Supported

    59 Division troops extended their full support for conduct of the annual Katina ceremony at Kokilai Sri Sambodhi temple on Sunday (4). Ven Sri Tissapura Gunarathana Thero, Chief Incumbent at Kokilai Sri Sambodhi temple organized the proceedings with the participation of 20 Buddhist monks, attending the Heel Dana (breakfast).

  • 53 Division Marks Anniversary Donating School Accessories

    05th November 2018 16:33:10 Hours

    53 Division Marks Anniversary Donating School Accessories

    Troops of the 53 Reserve Division in Inamaluwa, Dambulla operating under the command of the Army Commander recently marked their 23rd anniversary, conducting a donation programme at Habarana, Sooriyagama primary school premises. Under the supervision of the General Officer...

  • Workshop on ‘Leadership & Power’ Held in Mullaittivu

    05th November 2018 16:15:10 Hours

    Workshop on ‘Leadership & Power’ Held in Mullaittivu

    A workshop, aimed at further improving ‘Leadership & Power’ got underway for two days (1 - 2 Nov) at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on the directions of Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu.

  • Troops Meditate at Kanduboda Meditation Centre

    05th November 2018 16:05:10 Hours

    Troops Meditate at Kanduboda Meditation Centre

    The Directorate of Psychological Operations intending to raise spiritual standards and mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the Armed Forces had one more meditation session at Bellummahara, ‘Bavunseth Vipassana Bhavana’ Centre on Wednesday (31) October.

  • New 23 Div GOC Assumes Office

    05th November 2018 16:00:10 Hours

    New 23 Div GOC Assumes Office

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC), 23 Division, Brigadier W.A.K.B Udalupola assumed office as the 21st General Officer Commanding of the 23 Division on Thursday (1). A formal Guard Turnout and a Ceremonial Parade saluted the new General Officer Commanding, symbolic of military traditions. Afterwards, amidst religious blessings,.....

  • US Embassy Officials Offer Help in CIMIC Training

    05th November 2018 14:55:46 Hours

    US Embassy Officials Offer Help in CIMIC Training

    Two Colombo-based US embassy officials with the objective of providing knowledge on management of civil affairs to Army troops in different courses, held preliminary discussions to the same effect at the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on Wednesday (31).

  • Central Troops Support Blood Donation Programme

    03rd November 2018 20:12:25 Hours

    Central Troops Support Blood Donation Programme

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) gave their fullest support to conduct a blood donation campaign, held on Wednesday (1) at the Sri Lanka Electricity Board, Peradeniya in Kandy to commemorate its 49th Anniversary. Major General Ruwan de Silva, Commander, Security Forces...

  • 58 Division GOC Attends Foundation-Laying for New Pagoda

    03rd November 2018 20:06:39 Hours

    58 Division GOC Attends Foundation-Laying for New Pagoda

    On behalf of the Commander of the Army, Major General Sudath Perera, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 58 Division as the Chief Guest laid the foundation stone for construction of the new Stupa at Dharmodaya Purana Viharaya, Yakkalamulla in Galle on Tuesday (31), amidst chanting of ‘Seth Pirith’ by members of the Maha Sangha.

  • SFHQ-East 15th Anniversary Events Reach Climax with Military Formalities & New Gymnasium Opening

    02nd November 2018 14:05:07 Hours

    SFHQ-East 15th Anniversary Events Reach Climax with Military Formalities & New Gymnasium Opening

    The multiple 15th Anniversary commemoration ceremonies of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), the guardians of the eastern theatre of the Nation, reached its climax on Wednesday (31) with formal military ceremonies...

  • Two More Brigadiers Promoted to the Rank of Major General

    02nd November 2018 13:15:04 Hours

    Two More Brigadiers Promoted to the Rank of Major General

    Brigadier D.K.G.D Sirisena of Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) currently serving as Colonel Commandant, SLCMP and the Provost Marshal of Sri Lanka Army and Brigadier U.A.T Hennedige of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR),...