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  • New Facility Complex in 21 Division HQ Opened

    05th August 2019 19:04:43 Hours

    New Facility Complex in 21 Division HQ Opened

    Major General Kumar Jayapathirana, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 21 Division with the intention of further promoting welfare facilities for soldiers took steps to put up a utility building in the 21 Division premises, comprised of a library, saloon...

  • Jaffna Commander Visits 55 Division

    05th August 2019 19:03:43 Hours

    Jaffna Commander Visits 55 Division

    Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna (SF-J), made his formal field visit to the 55 Division Headquarters on Monday (5) after he recently took over as the new Commander.

  • 2nd World War Memorial Put Up at Polonnaruwa

    05th August 2019 19:02:39 Hours

    2nd World War Memorial Put Up at Polonnaruwa

    A special memorial to commemorate the memories of fallen War Heroes in the 2nd World War built by Ex-servicemen and those still living in their dotage was unveiled at Galkoriya area in Polonnaruwa on Saturday (3) by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Army Personnel Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients at BOC Branch Request

    04th August 2019 22:43:33 Hours

    Army Personnel Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients at BOC Branch Request

    60 Army personnel including 6 Officers volunteered to offer their blood to patients in Kilinochchi Hospital on Thursday (01) when the Bank of Ceylon Kilinochchi branch held a blood donation to mark its anniversary.

  • Fallen War Heroes in Mullaittivu Debacle Commemorated

    04th August 2019 22:42:06 Hours

    Fallen War Heroes in Mullaittivu Debacle Commemorated

    Troops who sacrificed in the deadly Mullaittivu attack in July 1996 when terrorists infiltrated their defences were recently commemorated at the Mullaittivu War Heroes' monument, together with Brigadier K.H.P.P Fernando, General Officer Commanding 59 Division.

  • Sacred Relics Enshrined in Newly-Erected Stupa inside Security Force Headquarters - East

    04th August 2019 22:40:21 Hours

    Sacred Relics Enshrined in Newly-Erected Stupa inside Security Force Headquarters - East

    A religious ceremony to enshrine sacred relics in the hemispherical dome of the newly-erected Pagoda (Stupa) in the temple premises of the Security Force Headquarters - East was held on Thursday (01).

  • 21 Division Holds Workshop on 'Beauty Culture'

    04th August 2019 22:38:05 Hours

    21 Division Holds Workshop on 'Beauty Culture'

    A workshop 'Beauty Culture' was organised for women in military families and all woman soldiers, resident in 21 Division area and civilians living in Anuradhapura on 28 July. The programme was facilitated by one of the veteran beauticians, Ms Surangi Kodithuwakku by conducting lectures.

  • Pre-School Students Keep Visiting Palaly Airport

    04th August 2019 22:35:08 Hours

    Pre-School Students Keep Visiting Palaly Airport

    Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna facilitated one more group visit of pre-school students to see Palaly Airport on Friday (2). A group of 34 students of Trillium Pre-School (Pvt) in Nallur, Jaffna visited the airport along with their teachers and parents.

  • Forward Maintenance Area - North Central Greets New Wanni Commander

    04th August 2019 22:20:40 Hours

    Forward Maintenance Area - North Central Greets New Wanni Commander

    Major General Jagath Gunawardena, Commander Security Forces - Wanni as part of his familiarization assignment visited the Forward Maintenance Area (FMA North Central) on Friday (02) and received an update on the role and tasks of the FMA.

  • Troops Join Civilians for ‘Shramadana’

    04th August 2019 22:17:21 Hours

    Troops Join Civilians for ‘Shramadana’

    7 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the 652 Brigade in order to promote goodwill and understanding, recently took part in a Shramadana to clean the Arogyapuram Primary School and its surroundings.