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  • VIR Inter Battalion Hard Ball Tournament Kicked Off

    11th December 2018 10:09:45 Hours

    VIR Inter Battalion Hard Ball Tournament Kicked Off

    The inter battalion hardball tournament of the Vijayabahahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) was held during 28 November to 6 December at Regimental Centre Cricket Ground in Boyagane following concept of a Major General Ajith Kariyakrawana, Deputy Chief of Staff and Colonel of the Regiment VIR.

  • Certificates Awarded in Ceremony of SIO Refresher Course No - IX at Battalion Training School Kalyanipura

    11th December 2018 10:09:29 Hours

    Certificates Awarded in Ceremony of SIO Refresher Course No - IX at Battalion Training School Kalyanipura

    The Refresher Course (No - IX) conducted for Special Infantry Operations (SIO) for already qualified 02 Officers and 75 Other Rankers of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni and Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu concluded on Friday (06) at the....

  • Army Re-commenced Officers’ Par-Excellence Course after Decades

    11th December 2018 10:05:13 Hours

    Army Re-commenced Officers’ Par-Excellence Course after Decades

    Sri Lanka Army re-commenced the Officers’ Par-Excellence Course (OPEC) in Diyathalawa after about two decades with the purpose of further improving officering, regimentation and social standards of the Young Officers (YOs) who are serving in the Army. At present, par-excellence programmes are conducted around....

  • War Hero in Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches His Regimental Headquarters to a Rousing Reception

    09th December 2018 09:22:21 Hours

    War Hero in Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches His Regimental Headquarters to a Rousing Reception

    Home of Gajaba at Saliyapura welcomed the War Hero, Corporal Gemunu Karunarathna of 6 Gajaba Regiment (GR) who has undertaken the wheelchair journey, ‘Perseverance’ to cover 576 km and reach Point Pedro when he....

  • ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ Novel Tournament Gives Victory to Army Men & Women

    09th December 2018 08:25:36 Hours

    ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ Novel Tournament Gives Victory to Army Men & Women

    ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’, the first of its kind perhaps in the whole of handball history of Sri Lanka at Panagoda Indoor Stadium culminated on Saturday (8) giving the overall Championship to the Army in both women's and men's category. Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army attaching a greater degree of appreciation towards the Sri Lanka Army Handball Committee for...

  • Commander Security Forces - East Interacts with Religious Leaders & Government Officials During His Field Visits

    08th December 2018 20:32:56 Hours

    Commander Security Forces - East Interacts with Religious Leaders & Government Officials During His Field Visits

    Major General Aruna Jayasekera, the new Commander, Security Forces - East on Thursday (6) in order to be familiar with different social strata after his assumption of office called on several religious dignitaries of all major faiths and government authorities in the Batticaloa District during his maiden field visits to 231 and 233 Brigades.

  • Medirigiriya Students Given School Incentives

    07th December 2018 23:15:29 Hours

    Medirigiriya Students Given School Incentives

    Gift parcels including school accessories sponsored by (Rtd) Major Aruna Perera and his friends were distributed among school students at both Kumudupura Primary School and Bebiyawa Primary School in Medirigiriya under the coordination of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) during...

  • 3 SLCMP Troops Give Blood to Mark Their 27th Anniversary

    07th December 2018 21:00:29 Hours

    3 SLCMP Troops Give Blood to Mark Their 27th Anniversary

    3 Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) troops to coincide with their 27th Anniversary (March 22) conducted a blood donation campaign on Thursday (27) November at Anuradhapura camp. 117 troops donated their blood to this charity.

  • Central Troops with Others Rehearse Disaster Readiness Procedures

    07th December 2018 20:45:29 Hours

    Central Troops with Others Rehearse Disaster Readiness Procedures

    Over 115 troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Central in coordination with state officials, Police Officers, Divisional Secretariat employees, Disaster Management Centre Officials, Hospital staff and members of Non-Governmental Organizations on Tuesday (4) went to Hali-ela, Ella, Bandarawela, Haputale and Haldummulla areas...

  • Central Troops Launch Dengue Prevention Projects

    07th December 2018 20:30:29 Hours

    Central Troops Launch Dengue Prevention Projects

    Troops of 8 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 3 Sri Lanka National Guards (SLNG) of the 12 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) carried out the Dengue prevention campaigns on the directions of Major General Ruwan De Silva and under the guidance of the General Officer Commanding 12 Division.