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  • 6098 Army Absentees Seek Discharge During Amnesty

    13th February 2020 14:30:51 Hours

    6098 Army Absentees Seek Discharge During Amnesty

    A total of 7 Officers and 6091 Other Rankers of the Army who are considered as Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL) have reported to Army formations by Wednesday (12) evening at the end of the week-long (5 - 12 February) general amnesty declared by...

  • Army Troops Begin Clearing Unattended Valachchenai Paper Mill

    13th February 2020 14:20:51 Hours

    Army Troops Begin Clearing Unattended Valachchenai Paper Mill

    Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) at the invitation of the Ministry of Small & Medium Business and Enterprise Development, Industries and Supply chain Management has undertaken to clear the famous Valachchenai Paper Mill premises which remained non-operational and has grown wild in the past couple of years.

  • OCDC Launches Exclusive Cultural Programme

    13th February 2020 14:08:51 Hours

    OCDC Launches Exclusive Cultural Programme

    A special cultural programme was staged at the open cinema ground at the Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala on Saturday (8) soon after the customary delivery of the Poya Day sermon. The programme was launched in order to...

  • Retiring MIR Colonel of the Regiment Saluted in Military Formalities

    13th February 2020 13:57:52 Hours

    Retiring MIR Colonel of the Regiment Saluted in Military Formalities

    A farewell ceremony for the retiring Major General Sumith Atapattu, Colonel of the Regiment, Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) got underway with military formalities and other farewell arrangements during...

  • Intake 88 Officer Cadets at SLMA Call at SLAC RHQ

    13th February 2020 11:45:07 Hours

    Intake 88 Officer Cadets at SLMA Call at SLAC RHQ

    Officer Cadets of the Intake 88 in the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) as part of their educative programmes visited the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Regimental Headquarters on Wednesday (12). The SLAC RHQ Centre Commandant,

  • Troops Fight Against Wildfire atop Hantana

    13th February 2020 10:10:46 Hours

    Troops Fight Against Wildfire atop Hantana

    2 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 111 Brigade HQ of 11 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on Monday (10) hurried to the Hantana mountain peak in the Uduwela Divisional Secretariat and extinguished a bushfire...

  • Troops in SFHQ-West Listen to Lecture

    13th February 2020 10:03:07 Hours

    Troops in SFHQ-West Listen to Lecture

    The Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) under the supervision of the Commander, Security Forces - West (SFHQ-West), Major General Mahinda Mudalige organized the conduct of a special lecture on ‘prevention of suicides’ on Wednesday (12) at the SLAGSC auditorium, in the Army Cantonment Panagoda.

  • Community-Oriented ‘Jaffna Got Talent - 2020’ Launches First Selection Rounds

    13th February 2020 09:53:07 Hours

    Community-Oriented ‘Jaffna Got Talent - 2020’ Launches First Selection Rounds

    The singing and dancing competition for the youth in the Jaffna peninsula, ‘Jaffna Got Talent - 2020’ brought to a reality by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) kicked off its first round of selections on...

  • 571 Brigade Troops Build Pedestrian Track for Devotees

    13th February 2020 08:23:07 Hours

    571 Brigade Troops Build Pedestrian Track for Devotees

    9 Sri Lanka Engineer troops of the 571 Brigade in Kilinochchi considering the need for better facilities for Hindu devotees attending offerings, ‘Pooja’ at Kandasamy Kovil in Kilinochchi constructed a pedestrian track around the temple premises in...

  • Muthurajawela Wild Fire Extinguished

    13th February 2020 06:23:07 Hours

    Muthurajawela Wild Fire Extinguished

    Alert to a sudden outbreak of a fire in the general boggy area from Muthurajawela to Pubudugama during morning hours on Monday (10), 5 Officers and 30 Other Ranks of 1 Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and 8 Sri Lanka Light Infantry of the 141 Brigade, together with the 141 Brigade Commander rushed to the area and brought the fast spreading bush fires under control.