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  • Troops at Maduruoya ATS Give Blood to Polonnaruwa Patients

    01st December 2018 15:00:13 Hours

    Troops at Maduruoya ATS Give Blood to Polonnaruwa Patients

    More than 150 Army personnel serving at the Army Training School (ATS) at Maduruoya, together with Special Force Training School (SFTS) donated their blood for the benefit of patients at Polonnaruwa General Hospital on Tuesday (27). It was held at the ATS premises under the supervision of....

  • New ‘Infantry Section Training Course' at 66 Division Qualifies 162 for Battlefield Readiness

    01st December 2018 13:43:13 Hours

    New ‘Infantry Section Training Course' at 66 Division Qualifies 162 for Battlefield Readiness

    162 Other Ranks serving in Kilinochchi areas completed their one-month long ‘Infantry Section Training Course’ at Arasapurakulam Battalion Training School and received their certificates and trophies on Wednesday (28) during a simple ceremony.

  • Bangladesh DSCSC Delegation Meets Commander

    29th November 2018 22:54:30 Hours

    Bangladesh DSCSC Delegation Meets Commander

    A representative group of the 26-member student officer delegation of the Bangladesh Defence Services Command & Staff College (DSCSC), now in Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour as a part of their curriculum paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning....

  • Vavuniya District Students in Remote Areas Receive School Items, Thanks to Wanni SFHQ

    29th November 2018 22:53:40 Hours

    Vavuniya District Students in Remote Areas Receive School Items, Thanks to Wanni SFHQ

    Security Force Headquarters-Wanni on the instructions of Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander Security Forces – Wanni launched a programme to donate school bags, shoes and other accessories to 71 students learning in the primary section of the remote...

  • 64 Division Troops Learn More about ‘Drugs, Suicide & Prevention’

    29th November 2018 22:44:08 Hours

    64 Division Troops Learn More about ‘Drugs, Suicide & Prevention’

    The ongoing awareness programme on 'Drugs, Suicide & Prevention' introduced by the Directorate of Psychological Operations of the Army in coordination with civil resource personnel went to Mullaittivu and educated Army personnel serving the 64 Division areas. At the request of the 64 Division...

  • Field Engineers Headquarters Conducts Tree Planting Campaign

    29th November 2018 22:42:14 Hours

    Field Engineers Headquarters Conducts Tree Planting Campaign

    To coincide with the ongoing ‘Wana Ropa’ national tree planting drive, the Field Engineer Headquarters at Mattegoda launched a tree sapling planting programme inside the premises on Monday (26).

  • Mullaittivu Troops Educated on Wildlife & Bio Diversity Spheres

    29th November 2018 22:37:38 Hours

    Mullaittivu Troops Educated on Wildlife & Bio Diversity Spheres

    Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) in collaboration with the Wild Life Office in Vavuniya conducted a programme to educate troops on ‘The Law of Wildlife and Bio Diversity’ on Wednesday (28) at the SFHQ-MLT auditorium.

  • Berrewaerts College Prefects Undergo Army Leadership Training

    29th November 2018 22:33:22 Hours

    Berrewaerts College Prefects Undergo Army Leadership Training

    64 Prefects at Ampitiya Berrewaerts College in Kandy who wrote to the Commander of the Army in search of assistance for leadership training had the opportunity of undergoing a full-day leadership training at the Sri Lanka Rifle Corps (SLRC) Headquarters on Wednesday (28).

  • Artillery Senior Non Commissioned Officers Learn More in Workshop

    29th November 2018 22:31:27 Hours

    Artillery Senior Non Commissioned Officers Learn More in Workshop

    A workshop for Senior Non Commissioned Officers (SNCOs), designed to further improve their leadership, administrative and personal management abilities got underway at the School of Artillery in Minneriya during 15-17 November as per a suggestion articulated by the Colonel Commandant.

  • 22 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    27th November 2018 22:19:30 Hours

    22 Division New GOC Assumes Office

    Major General W. A. N. M Weerasinghe, assumed office as the 23rd General Officer Commanding of the 22 Division in Trincomalee on Monday (26). The day´s proceedings commenced with the incoming General Officer Commanding, being accorded a Guard Turnout on his arrival at the premises. He was welcomed by Colonel General Staff....