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  • MSTS Gets Its New Accommodation & Seminar Complex

    21st March 2019 14:00:43 Hours

    MSTS Gets Its New Accommodation & Seminar Complex

    The new accommodation building for Other Ranks and the Conference Hall, built by own troops at the Marksman and Sniper Training School (MSTS) in Diyatalawa were vested in the MSTS on Monday (18) during a simple ceremony. Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff at the invitation...

  • 57 Div Army Personnel Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients

    21st March 2019 12:00:23 Hours

    57 Div Army Personnel Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients

    79 Army personnel including 8 Officers volunteered to offer their blood gratis to patients in Kilinochchi on Monday (18) after the Blood Bank at Kilinochchi Hospital turned to the troops for assistance. The blood donation, organized at Mankulam Hospital premises by troops of the 3 Gajaba Regiment of the 57 Division...

  • 58 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    21st March 2019 11:00:23 Hours

    58 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    Major General Jayantha Gunarathna, the newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 58 Division Headquarters in Boossa assumed office on Monday (18) amid religious blessings. A brief religious ceremony, headed by members of the Maha Sangha chanted ‘Seth Pirith’ and invoked blessings after the new GOC lit the traditional oil lamp and warmed....

  • Pinnacle in 24 Div Dagoba Unveiled

    21st March 2019 10:00:23 Hours

    Pinnacle in 24 Div Dagoba Unveiled

    Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander, Security Forces – East at the request of Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding, 24 Division was the Chief Guest for unveiling of the pinnacle atop the new pagoda (Dagoba), erected inside the 24 Division Headquarters premises...

  • 24 Div Troops Learn About Legal Implications

    21st March 2019 09:00:23 Hours

    24 Div Troops Learn About Legal Implications

    Intending to improve the knowledge of the troops on ‘Legal Awareness and Counselling’, Ampara, Malwatta-based 24 Division Headquarters launched a lecture session on Wednesday (13) with the support of Ms Medha De Alwis, a renowned lawyer.

  • Troops Support Pre-School’s Cleaning Project

    21st March 2019 08:30:23 Hours

    Troops Support Pre-School’s Cleaning Project

    A group of Army personnel of the 10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment of the 653 Brigade under the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) at the request of Palinagar Thamil Alagan pre-school volunteered to clean the premises for the benefit of kids learning there.

  • 20th Army Novices Athletic Championship Brings its Curtains Down

    21st March 2019 08:08:21 Hours

    20th Army Novices Athletic Championship Brings its Curtains Down

    The 20th Army Novices Athletic Championship drew to a close this evening (20) with new hopes and encouraging records at Sugathadasa Stadium where Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff graced as the day's Chief Guest.

  • Record Numbers Compete in Rifle Shooting Meet

    19th March 2019 15:17:10 Hours

    Record Numbers Compete in Rifle Shooting Meet

    The prize-awarding ceremony of the annual Inter Regiment Practical Rifle Shooting Meet, organized by the Army Small Arms Association (ASAA) got underway at Diyatalawa on Monday (18). The tournament which continued with a record participation of 302 shooters, including 33 teams...

  • Army Novices Athletic Tournament – 2019 Begins

    19th March 2019 15:10:39 Hours

    Army Novices Athletic Tournament – 2019 Begins

    The 20th Army Novices athletic tournament - 2019 started off this Morning (19) at the Sugathadasa Stadium, with the participation of 400 plus Athletes representing all regiments in the Army. This two-day tournament comprised of a variety of track and field events will end on Wednesday evening (20).

  • Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, New DPA Assumes Office

    18th March 2019 16:13:16 Hours

    Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, New DPA Assumes Office

    Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera of Sri Lanka Light Infantry who was recently appointed as the new Director Personnel Administration (DPA) of the Army, assumed duties on Monday (18) at his office.He is the 37th Director Personnel Administration at Army Headquarters. He was the General Officer Commanding in 64 Division...