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  • Brigadier (Retd) Nimal Senaweera Passes Away

    03rd January 2017 13:25:53 Hours

    Brigadier (Retd) Nimal Senaweera Passes Away

    Brigadier (Retd) K.J.N Senaweera RSP USP Ldmc passed away on Sunday (1) after a long illness.He joined the Sri Lanka Army on 01 May 1974 as an Officer Cadet and was later commissioned to the Regiment of Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC).

  • ‘Guardians Mela’ Draws Huge Crowds

    03rd January 2017 13:20:27 Hours

    ‘Guardians Mela’ Draws Huge Crowds

    ‘Guardians Mela’, the two-day Trade Fair and Musical Show - 2016 of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), headquartered in Kurunegala drew to a close on Saturday (31) with a record gathering, assembled at the Maligapitiya Ground, Kurunegala.

  • 111 Brigade Troops Support to Rescue Missing Civilians

    02nd January 2017 18:24:44 Hours

    111 Brigade Troops Support to Rescue Missing Civilians

    2 officers and 20 other rankers of the 2 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Rifle Corps (SLRC) of the 111 Brigade under the 11 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) rose to the SoS call of the Police and rushed to the Hanthana mountain range in Kandy...

  • Central Troops Offer Alms at Kataragama

    02nd January 2017 18:23:06 Hours

    Central Troops Offer Alms at Kataragama

    Troops of the 3 (V) Sri Lanka National Guard of the 122 Brigade serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) offered alms (Dana) to the Bhikkus at Sri Dhamma Nikethana Pirivena, Sella Kataragama in Kataragama on Sunday (1) on account of the New Year.

  • 57 Division New GOC Assumes Duties

    02nd January 2017 18:20:44 Hours

    57 Division New GOC Assumes Duties

    Brigadier G.J.A.W Galagamage, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) recently assumed duties at his office.

  • Army Hospital Holds Carols Service

    02nd January 2017 18:20:37 Hours

    Army Hospital Holds Carols  Service

    Colombo Army Hospital recently staged its annual Carols services at the Hospital premises with the participation of staff members and some resident patients. In parallel with the event, a distribution of Christmas gifts among patients and children took place on the same occasion. Rev. Fr. Randil Fernando with the choir from De Mazenod College Youth Team at the invitation of the Director Hospital conducted the Carols service.

  • One More Meditation Programme Launched

    02nd January 2017 18:20:15 Hours

    One More Meditation Programme Launched

    One more meditation programme, proposed by Directorate of Psychological Operations was held at Baunseth Meditation Centre, Kanduboda on 30 December and 02 January.

  • 54 Division Organizes Christmas Carols in Mannar

    02nd January 2017 18:19:51 Hours

    54 Division Organizes Christmas Carols in Mannar

    54 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) organized a Christmas Carols -2016 since at St. Sebastian Cathedral - Mannar on 29 December for the third consecutive year.

  • Varany Nursery Kids Visit Palaly Airport & KKS Naval Base

    02nd January 2017 18:05:04 Hours

    Varany Nursery Kids Visit Palaly Airport & KKS Naval Base

    In response to a request made by the Jaffna-based Karampaikurichchi Nursery School, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), facilitated the visit of a group of kids in Varany area to the Palaly airport and its surroundings on Saturday (31).

  • 121 Brigade Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    02nd January 2017 18:00:02 Hours

    121 Brigade Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    18 Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the 121 Brigade serving the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign at Galtemmandiya Viharaya , Buttala on Wednesday (25 December).