On the directions of the Commander, Security Forces-Central, Major General W.R.M.M. Rathnayake RWP RSP USP ndu, troops of the Security Force HQ-Central listened to an awareness lecture on ‘Prevention of Illicit Drugs and Drug Addiction’ conducted at the Torch Cinema in Diyatalawa on Wednesday (10 May).
Forward Maintenance Area - Central (FMA-Cen) HQ with the objective of alerting its troops to the dangers of narcotics and use of those drugs organized a valuable awareness session on Wednesday (10) at the Volunteer Force Training School (VFTS) auditorium in Diyatalawa under the guidance of Major General D.M.P.P Dassanayake, Commander, FMA-Cen.
Expecting to raise the morale and psychological capacity of Army sportsmen and women in the Army pool, the Directorate of Army Sports as per guidelines given by Brigadier P. A. M Peiris, Director Sports facilitated the conduct of a training workshop on sports psychology on Thursday (4 May) at Army Physical Training School in the Panagoda Army Cantonment.
The certificate-awarding ceremony of the ‘Skill Development & Innovations’ Training program- Phase - 03 for troops of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) culminated on 27 April 2023 at the SLAVF Multi-Functional Hall.
The Chemical, Biological, Radiology and Nuclear Response (CBRN) Basic Course No-3 conducted for 14 days for 08 Officers and 49 Other Ranks at the Home of Sappers in Mattegoda concluded on 27 March 2023 during a brief ceremony.
A clinical counselling workshop conducted at the 54 Infantry Division HQ during 25 - 27 April 2023, headed by Brigadier R.M.M. Monaragala USP Consultant Psychiatrist at Colombo Army Hospital, together with Captain S.M.P.K Samarakoon, Captain H.G.N Deshapriya and Warrant Officer I A.K.W.K Abeywardena of the Colombo Army Hospital provided psychological therapy to all ranks serving the 54 Infantry Division HQ.
Directorate of Provost at the Army Headquarters conducted a comprehensive workshop for Officers of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) on 26 April under the theme ‘Military Police & Its Designated Role”.
In order to further improve knowledge on internal security arrangements, the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organized a valuable two-day workshop during 24 -25 April for 54 Officers in the area on the topic "Military in Internal Security Operations" (MISO).
The Passing Out Parade (POP) of the Recruit Training Course -99 at Recruit Training School (RTS) in Puttalam got underway on 8 April, headed by Lieutenant Colonel J.W.M.M.B Jayakody RWP RSP USP, Commandant at Recruit Training School Puttalam as the Chief Guest.
Facilitating the most required awareness and follow-up of stress management, a lecture was conducted to coincide with the first training day in the month of April at the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) multifunctional hall on 19 April under the guidance of Major General W A S S Wanasinghe RSP VSV USP ndu, Commandant SLAVF.