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  • Troops Salute Their Retired Jaffna Comrade

    29th March 2019 14:49:42 Hours

    Troops Salute Their Retired Jaffna Comrade

    515 Brigade troops on the instructions of the 51 Division and the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) conducted a military funeral for retired Corporal K. Kumaraswamy of the 1 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) who passed away at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital on Monday (25).

  • Army Officer Invited for Lecture at J'pura University

    29th March 2019 11:49:42 Hours

    Army Officer Invited for Lecture at J'pura University

    In response to a request made by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to the Army, Lieutenant Colonel M.B.B.N Herath, General Staff Officer Coordinating 14 Division delivered a lecture on ' Personality Development, Management and Leadership Grooming' on Thursday (28) at the university premises. A group of students in the final year of their studies attended the lecture as initiated by the Career Guidance Unit at the university.

  • Advanced Life Support Workshop Educates Doctors in Army Hospital

    29th March 2019 10:49:42 Hours

    Advanced Life Support Workshop Educates Doctors in Army Hospital

    Department of Anaesthesiology, ICU and Pain Management of the Army Hospital, Colombo conducted this year's 1st workshop for Doctors on Advanced Life Support on Wednesday (27) giving training to 25 pre intern house officers. The workshop is a part of the hospital’s monthly Continuous Medical Education....

  • Foreign & Local Student Officers Visit SFHQ-J

    29th March 2019 09:15:19 Hours

    Foreign & Local Student Officers Visit SFHQ-J

    A group of 18 Student Officers comprising 4 foreign Officers who follow the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare and Junior Command Course at the Army Training School - Maduruoya paid a visit to the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) as part of their educational visit during 24 - 26 March.

  • Pakistan Army Medical Corps Team Visits Galle

    28th March 2019 16:02:10 Hours

    Pakistan Army Medical Corps Team Visits Galle

    The Pakistan Army Medical Corps delegation who arrived in Sri Lanka to attend recent academic sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine was in Galle on Monday (25) to be received by Major General Jayantha Gunaratne, General officer Commanding 58 Division together with....

  • Troops Constructed Road Patch Opened at Buddangala

    28th March 2019 16:00:44 Hours

    Troops Constructed Road Patch Opened at Buddangala

    Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding 24 Division at the invitation of the Chief Incumbent at Buddhangala Aranya Senasana, Ven. Deegawapiye Susima Thero on Saturday (23 ) as the Chief Guest ceremonially declared open the newly-constructed concrete road patch that leads from the temple....

  • Outgoing Health Services Director Goes to Wanni to Bid Goodbye

    28th March 2019 15:58:28 Hours

    Outgoing Health Services Director Goes to Wanni to Bid Goodbye

    The outgoing Director of the Sri Lanka Army Health Services Major General K P Sumanapala visited the Field Military hospital at the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni on Saturday (23 )in order to inspect the function of the newly-renovated hospital and address the hospital staff, prior to his retirement in early April 2019.

  • 'Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI' Begins in Diyatalawa

    28th March 2019 15:10:03 Hours

    'Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI' Begins in Diyatalawa

    ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI’, the two-week long military exercise, designed to bolster military relations further between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army began proper on Tuesday (26) at Diyatalawa 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp premises with the participation of 120 Indian Army Jawans and an equal number of Sri Lankan Army personnel.

  • One More Senior Brigadier Promoted to Major General Rank

    28th March 2019 14:59:32 Hours

    One More Senior Brigadier Promoted to Major General Rank

    HE the President on the recommendations of the Commander of the Army and the Ministry of Defence has promoted Brigadier W.A.K.B Udalupola of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR), the General Officer Commanding in the 23 Division to the temporary rank of Major General, effective from 16 March 2019. This Senior...

  • SFHQ-Jaffna Initiative Takes Motor Racing & Riding to Jaffna Peninsula

    28th March 2019 12:17:21 Hours

    SFHQ-Jaffna Initiative Takes Motor Racing & Riding to Jaffna Peninsula

    A day with refreshingly novel experience perhaps for the first time in the history of Jaffna, dawned on Saturday (23) for Northerners when racing cars and motorbikes of the 'Northern Speed Rally-2019' invaded several selected Jaffna roads, giving excitement and thrill to both youngsters and all walks of life...