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  • ATM with Self Banking Facility Installed in Palali at Army Request

    23rd September 2018 16:00:31 Hours

    ATM with Self Banking Facility Installed in Palali at Army Request

    A new Self-Banking (ATM) facility complex was installed in Palali by People’s Bank at the request of the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna with a view to providing banking and financial transaction facilities to all military personnel...

  • Timely Concerns Discussed During 24 Div-initiated Workshop

    23rd September 2018 15:45:31 Hours

    Timely Concerns Discussed During 24 Div-initiated Workshop

    A workshop to educate All Ranks on a multitude of concerns and future perspectives of the Army got underway at the 24 Division Headquarters on Wednesday (19) with the intention of boosting the efficiency of soldiers under the....

  • Mullaitivu Soldiers Listen to Lecture on ‘How to Mitigate Mental Stress & Prevent Suicide’

    23rd September 2018 15:38:21 Hours

    Mullaitivu Soldiers Listen to Lecture on ‘How to Mitigate Mental Stress & Prevent Suicide’

    Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health of the Army took steps to organize a series of lectures on ‘How to Mitigate Mental Stress and Prevention of Suicide’ covering all units serving under the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) during 19 – 21 September.

  • 621 Brigade New Commander Assumes Office

    23rd September 2018 15:36:21 Hours

    621 Brigade New Commander Assumes Office

    The newly-appointed Commander 62l Brigade, Colonel R.A.D.S. S Ranaweera, assumed office as the 6th Commander of the 621 Brigade on Wednesday (19) amid religious observances and military formalities at the Headquarters, 621 Brigade in Welioya.

  • ADIC Trains One More Batch on 'Drug Prevention' Instructors

    23rd September 2018 15:30:31 Hours

    ADIC Trains One More Batch on 'Drug Prevention' Instructors

    Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) of Colombo in coordination with the Directorate of Psychological Operations conducted several educative lectures on ‘Drugs and Drug Prevention’ at the ADIC premises during 18-20 September for the benefit of instructors in the Army.

  • Army Troops Educated on Mental Well-being

    23rd September 2018 15:27:31 Hours

    Army Troops Educated on Mental Well-being

    A series of lectures, pertaining to development of Mental Health were conducted at Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and the 55 Division Headquarters during 18-20 September. These lectures aimed at both Officers and Other Ranks serving in all battalions under command to the SFHQ-J in Jaffna.

  • Troops Help Clean Sri Dharmodaya Purana Vihara Premises

    23rd September 2018 15:24:31 Hours

    Troops Help Clean Sri Dharmodaya Purana Vihara Premises

    Troops of the 16 (Voluntee) Gemunu Watch under the 58 Division Headquarters launched a programme to clean up the Sri Dharmodaya Purana Viharaya and its surroundings at Yakkalamulla, Galle on Thursday (20).

  • ‘Army Para Games-2018’ Brings to a Close with Pomp & Pageantry

    23rd September 2018 13:54:07 Hours

    ‘Army Para Games-2018’ Brings to a Close with Pomp & Pageantry

    The closing ceremony of the ‘Army Para Games-2018’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army took place at Diyagama Sports Stadium Friday (21) evening with pomp and pageantry.

  • Central Troops Control Another Bushfire

    23rd September 2018 12:05:30 Hours

    Central Troops Control Another Bushfire

    One Officer and sixteen Other Ranks of the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-Cen) on the directions of the Commander Security Forces – Central, Major General Rukmal Diasrushed to Wadinahelaya area in the Kumbalwela Divisional Secretariat on Friday (21) and doused a fast spreading wild fire in the location.

  • Many More Jaffna Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    22nd September 2018 20:20:37 Hours

    Many More Jaffna Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    One more group of pre-school kids of the Young Men’s Hindu Association Pre-school in Jaffna and the Kutti-Chutti Pre-school in Kondavil were facilitated to visit the Palali airport on Friday (21), consequent upon a request made by teachers .....