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  • Newly-Promoted Major General Welcomed in His Mother Regiment

    14th October 2018 00:13:24 Hours

    Newly-Promoted Major General Welcomed in His Mother Regiment

    Major General Manjula Manathunga, the newly-promoted senior officer of the Gemunu Watch (GW) was greeted to a Guard Turnout and honoured in a Guard of Honour during his first formal visit to the Gemunu Watch Regimental Centre at Kuruwita on.....

  • Infants Born on Army Day Gifted with Gold Jewellery

    13th October 2018 10:14:21 Hours

    Infants Born on Army Day Gifted with Gold Jewellery

    To coincide with the Army Day, Mrs Chandirka Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) at the invitation of the Directorate of Welfare, in what could be described as a gesture of motherly care, gifted the infants born at the Colombo Army Hospital on....

  • Three More Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    12th October 2018 15:26:24 Hours

    Three More Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted three more Brigadiers of the Army to the temporary rank of Major General, states a communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat on Thursday (11) evening.

  • Army Players Win Gold, Silver & Bronze in 3rd Asian Para Games

    12th October 2018 14:54:17 Hours

    Army Players Win Gold, Silver & Bronze in 3rd Asian Para Games

    Army players participating in the 3rd Asian Para Games (6 - 13 Oct) in Jakarta, Indonesia beating fellow-athletes of 43 countries won 3 Gold medals, Silver and Bronze medals. Private Amila Prasanna Warnakulasuriya of Sri Lanka Light Infantry in....

  • 12 Division Troops Promptly Work & Avoid Dam Split

    12th October 2018 10:00:17 Hours

    12 Division Troops Promptly Work & Avoid Dam Split

    1 Officer and 18 Other Ranks of the Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS), 26 Other Rankers from 5 Gemunu Watch and 1 Officer and 18 Other Ranks of the 18 GW of the 14 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West)....

  • 58 Div 'Troops Train Cadets

    12th October 2018 09:00:17 Hours

    58 Div 'Troops Train Cadets

    Troops of the 58 Division contribute their valuable time to impart knowledge on basic weapon handling technologies to school Cadets in the Devapathiraja National School, Galle as another community project. The training was given on Wednesday (10) at Sri Lanka Light Infantry Training School, Boossa.

  • Security Forces in Mullaittivu with 59 & 64 Divisions Organize Army Day Events

    11th October 2018 20:03:41 Hours

    Security Forces in Mullaittivu with 59 & 64 Divisions Organize Army Day Events

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on account of the 69th Army anniversary launched a multitude of commemorative events at the SFHQ-MLT premises and in the Forward Maintenance...

  • SF-West Troops Help Cool the Major Fire at ‘Cool Planet’

    11th October 2018 16:40:10 Hours

    SF-West Troops Help Cool the Major Fire at ‘Cool Planet’

    Five Army water bowsers and more than 175 Army personnel, belonging to 142 Brigade, 144 Brigade, 9 Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 12 Gajaba Regiment and 11 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment at the request of the Police and Fire Brigade on Thursday (11) assisted the firefighters to....

  • More than 220 Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    11th October 2018 16:30:10 Hours

    More than 220 Pre School Kids Visit Palali Airport

    A group of pre-school students were facilitated to visit the Palali Airport on Friday (12) by the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi. The gesture was aimed at improving harmony and good relations among communities who are living in the Northern Peninsula.

  • West Troops Add Their Share to Army Anniversary

    11th October 2018 16:22:10 Hours

    West Troops Add Their Share to Army Anniversary

    Troops of the 581 Brigade under command to the 58 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) adding their share to the commemoration of the Army Day (Oct 10) launched a Shramadana project at Elpitiya Base Hospital premises on Tuesday (9).