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  • Promoted Senior Officer Welcomed in His Division HQ

    10th February 2020 17:15:20 Hours

    Promoted Senior Officer Welcomed in His Division HQ

    In conformity with military traditions, Major General H.H.A.S.P.K Senarathne, General Officer Commanding, 53 Division was greeted to a Guard Turnout and a parade when he arrived at the HQ upon receipt of his promotion as Major General on Thursday (6).

  • 112 Brigade Troops Extinguish Fast Spreading Wildfire

    10th February 2020 15:58:20 Hours

    112 Brigade Troops Extinguish Fast Spreading Wildfire

    Troops of the 112 Brigade under command to the 11 Division of the Security Force HQ - Central on Sunday (9) quickly responded to the occasion and brought a wildfire that was spreading under control in the general area of Madhuwelpathana, Bidunuwewa...

  • Promoted FMA Commander -North Saluted

    10th February 2020 15:47:20 Hours

    Promoted FMA Commander -North Saluted

    In conformity with military traditions, Major General R.L.C Fernando Commander, Forward Maintenance Area (FMA)-North received a fitting welcome when he returned to the FMA HQ upon receipt of his promotion as Major General.

  • Western Troops Clean Mt Lavinia Coastal Belt

    10th February 2020 15:40:20 Hours

    Western Troops Clean Mt Lavinia Coastal Belt

    To be in consistent with the directive of the acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, troops of the 14 Division of the SFHQ-West on the guidelines given by Major General Mahinda Mudalige, Commander SF-West carried out a beach-cleaning project along the most popular Dehiwala-Mt Lavinia coastal belt on Sunday (9).

  • 141 Brigade Troops Clean Beach Patch

    10th February 2020 15:30:20 Hours

    141 Brigade Troops Clean Beach Patch

    In line with the vision of the acting Chief of Defence Staff & Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, 141 Brigade troops carried out a beach cleaning programme from Ma-oya to Palangathure on Sunday (9).

  • MIR New Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Duties

    10th February 2020 15:08:20 Hours

    MIR New Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Duties

    Major General A.G.D.N Jayasundera assumed duties as Colonel of the Regiment, Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) on Friday (7) at the Regimental Centre, MIR. A formal military ceremony in the Regimental Centre commenced soon after his arrival there...

  • General Officer Commanding 58 Division Assumes Office at Re-located HQ

    10th February 2020 14:30:20 Hours

    General Officer Commanding 58 Division Assumes Office at Re-located HQ

    The recently-re-located 58 Division HQ of the Security Force HQ-West in Sinhawillu Watta, Puttalam re-assumed duties as the General Officer Commanding 58 Division, Major General K.H.P.P Fernando after he arrived at the new HQ after re-location.

  • Workshop Held to Train Soldiers on 'Self Defence' Techniques

    10th February 2020 14:20:20 Hours

    Workshop Held to Train Soldiers on 'Self Defence' Techniques

    Following conceptual guidelines given by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces Jaffna, a Workshop on 'Self Defenc'e designed to enhance the soldiers self-defence techniques was held at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna from 01 February to 08 February.

  • 7th CAVT Commandant Assumes Office

    10th February 2020 14:00:20 Hours

    7th CAVT Commandant Assumes Office

    Brigadier S.B Amunugama, the newly-appointed Commandant at the Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, Kalaoya, assumed office on Friday (7) as the 7th CAVT Commandant during a brief ceremony that gave prominence...

  • Russia's Army Chief Pays Courtesy Call on HE the President at Presidential Secretariat

    08th February 2020 15:24:14 Hours

    Russia's Army Chief Pays Courtesy Call on HE the President at Presidential Secretariat

    Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Federation currently in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Lieutenant General...