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  • Three Brigades in Mannar Launch Dengue Prevention Programmes

    07th September 2018 21:04:30 Hours

    Three Brigades in Mannar Launch Dengue Prevention Programmes

    On directions given by the Army Headquarters, troops of 541, 542 and 543 Brigades of the 54 Division in Mannar under the supervision of respective Brigade Commanders and Brigadier W. G. H. S Bandara, General Officer Commanding 54 Division separately participated in Dengue prevention programmes in selected schools in Mannar area.

  • Over 1000 Pooneryn Civilians Seek Medical Consultations from Mobile Clinic

    07th September 2018 11:47:46 Hours

    Over 1000 Pooneryn Civilians Seek Medical Consultations from Mobile Clinic

    A much-needed helping hand for improvement of health standards by way of conduct of a mobile Medical Clinic got underway for the benefit of civilians in Pooneryn area. Organized by the 66 Infantry Division, it was held at Pooneryn Central College on Sunday (2)...

  • 593 Brigade Takes Initiative to Renovate Pre-school at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District

    07th September 2018 11:47:40 Hours

    593 Brigade Takes Initiative to Renovate Pre-school at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District

    In another move of reconciliation and ethnic harmony, troops of the 593 Brigade under the 59 Division renovated a pre-school and its children's park and handed it over to the school authority on Tuesday (4) at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District. On the instructions of Major General Dushyantha...

  • Major General M Mudannayake, Assumed Duties as the new Colonel Commandant of SLAWC

    07th September 2018 11:26:13 Hours

    Major General M Mudannayake, Assumed Duties as the new Colonel Commandant of SLAWC

    Major General M Mudannayake during a simple ceremony, rich with military formalities assumed the command in the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLWC) in Borella as its 16th Colonel Commandant, on 27 August 2018. He succeeded Major General D.S Weeraman who relinquished...

  • Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold One More Bavana Session

    07th September 2018 11:26:04 Hours

    Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold One More Bavana Session

    A meditation programme organized by the Directorate of Psychological Operations to raise spiritual standards and mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the Armed Forces, had one more session at Kanduboda, ‘Bavunseth Manasika Sevana Vipassana Bhavana’ Centre on Thursday (5).

  • Troops of VTC Receive Training on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’

    07th September 2018 11:25:56 Hours

    Troops of VTC Receive Training on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’

    The certificate awarding ceremony for the troops serving in Aralaganwila Army farm who have successfully completed a 3 month training course on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’ was held at Vocational Training Centre lecture hall on Monday (3).

  • 62 Div Troops-Built Temple Structures Opened

    06th September 2018 09:35:29 Hours

    62 Div Troops-Built Temple Structures Opened

    62 Division troops under the SFHQ-Wanni at the request of Sri Bodhirukkharama Temple authorities in Aliyawanguwa erected a and a preaching hall in the premises and vested them in the devotees on August (26) during a ceremony. The construction was carried out under the supervision of Brigadier Sanjaya Wanigasinghe...

  • Troops of 22 Division Support Blood Donation in Trincomalee

    06th September 2018 09:35:00 Hours

    Troops of 22 Division Support Blood Donation in Trincomalee

    More than 76 Officers and Other Ranks of the 22 Division headquarters in Trincomalee, voluntarily donated their blood for the use of patients in all hospitals in the district during a blood donation programme, organized at the Lanka IOC Terminal China Bay on Wednesday (29) with the support of the troops of the 22 Division.

  • Central & Kilinochchi Troops Clean up School Compounds before Re-opening

    06th September 2018 09:13:13 Hours

    Central & Kilinochchi Troops Clean up School Compounds before Re-opening

    Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on the instructions of its Commander Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central, launched extensive cleaning programmes in the schools under its areas of responsibility during 1 - 2 September. The programmes were largely...

  • 613 Brigade Troops on Dengue Prevention Programme

    06th September 2018 09:05:21 Hours

    613 Brigade Troops on Dengue Prevention Programme

    Under the directions of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 61 Division Brigadier K.D.C.J Thilakaratne and under the supervision of the Commander, 613 Brigade, troops conducted a Dengue prevention programme at the Thachchanamaradamadu Tamil Mixed School in the Madhu educational zone, Mannar before commencement of the third school term on Sunday (2) .