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News Archive

  • Scholarships, Each Worth Rs 5,000/= Awarded to Clever Students of Poor Families


    Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) as the Chief Guest at the invitation of 55 Division General Officer Commanding participated in another scholarship distribution ceremony, held recently at the Pachchilaipalai Divisional Secretariat premises in Jaffna. Funds provided by the government under this programme offered 135 scholarships.....
     
  • Jaffna 553 Brigade Celebrates Sinhala And Tamil New Year


    553 Brigade in 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters (Jaffna) celebrated Sinhala and Tamil New Year at the Sathyaveli sports grounds on Wednesday (17). The day’s itinerary was filled with both Sinhala and Tamil traditional games and many fun making events. Brigadier B.H.M.A Wejesingha, General Officer Commanding 55 Division graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Rev Father Jesting, Rev Father Jesurathnam....
  • Lectures Help Improve Knowledge on History & Psychology

    A SERIES OF LECTURES on History and Psychology were conducted at Jaffna Security Forces Headquarters Indoor Stadium for 4 days commencing 12th October for the benefit of Officers and Other Ranks (ORs) serving the peninsula. Lectures on history for Officers and ORs were conducted by Puravidya Chackrawarthi Ven Ellawala Medhananda Thero (MP) on 12th and 13th October 2009.

  • Book on Real Ground Experiences of SF Troops Released

     
    An anthology of gripping narratives, ‘Kisi Vitekath Sathurata Yatath Novena Ma’ (I who would not dare to give in to the enemy), a novel that speaks of heroic saga of the Special Forces (SF) in the Army was released Wednesday (12) morning during a special ceremony at Waters Edge Hotel, Battaramulla. The dramatic chain of those narratives in the book as retold by both SF officers and soldiers alike to its editor, Brigadier H Ranasinghe, SF Brigade Commander.....
     
  • Troops Give Blood to Rescue Lives in Jaffna Teaching Hospital


    A series of anniversary events are in place to mark the 17th anniversary of the 55 Division Headquarters at Wettalakerny, Jaffna. The anniversary programmes, organized on the directions of Brigadier B.H.M.A Wijesinghe, General Officer Commanding, 55 Division began on Saturday (7) with a blood donation campaign at the 55 Division Headquarters.

  • Commander Addresses Issues of Retired Army Personnel


    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake Saturday (6) afternoon during a meeting with a group of 262 agitating retired partly disable Army personnel at the Army Headquarters, assured them  of the resolution of all pending issues and addressing of their grievances as early as possible in consultation with......
     
  • Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV - 2013 Kicks Off From Ellewewa


    The Army’s fourth mock ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV – 2013,’ attended by 2698 tri-service personnel and 40 foreign military participants and observers in the east of Sri Lanka is now in full swing after it kicked off on Wednesday (11). Foreign military participants and observers arrived at Minneriya Exercise Operation Headquarters on Wednesday (11).....
     
  • Inter Regiment Athletic Championship Ends with New National & Army Records


    The closing ceremony of the 52nd Inter Regiment Athletics Championship of the Army and award of trophies to winners, took place at the Sugathadasa National Stadium Thursday (27) evening during a grand and wonderful ceremony. Organized by the Army Athletics Committee, chaired by Major General Amal Karunasekara, the closing ceremony was graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva as the Chief Guest.
     
  • Preparatory Phases of forthcoming 'Ex-Cormorant Strike V-2014' Now, On


    The preparatory phases of the annual joint military ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike V - 2014’, with more than 2500 tri-service personnel participating, together with foreign military participants and observers, have now set in  from Mannar, Wanni, Matale and several other locations in the East under the command of Brigadier A.M.R Dharmasiri, Exercise Director.