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  • 66 Div Troops Support Pregnant Women

    26th December 2016 13:22:04 Hours

    On the eve of Christmas, troops of the 66 Division, commanded by Brigadier Duminda Keppetiwalana, General Officer Commanding (GOC), launched a programme to give a special treatment to pregnant women, resident in Pooneryn area on Friday (23).

  • Dry Rations & School Accessories Gifted to Commemorate Late Officer

    26th December 2016 12:21:40 Hours

    The veteran songstress, Mrs Sujatha Attanayake in commemoration of her late son, Captain Sanjeewa Attanayake of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry distributed a stock of dry ration packs and school accessories....

  • 12 Division Launches a Tree Planting Campaign

    26th December 2016 12:20:10 Hours

    Troops of the 12 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) launched a tree planting campaign along the banks on the Samarakoon Reservoir, Andarawewa, Hambantota on Saturday (24). 80 Kumbuk saplings were planted during the project.

  • Soldiers Contribute to Christmas Spirit Joining with School Students in the North

    25th December 2016 14:50:17 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) in coordination with the 51 Division organized a Christmas Carol filling the air with Christmas spirits on Monday (19) at St. Mary’s church premises, Jaffna.

  • East-Based Troops Distribute Cashew Plants Sponsored by ‘Dilmah’ Conservation

    25th December 2016 14:48:21 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters-East (SFHQ-E) recently distributed 1500 cashew nut saplings, provided thanks to the sponsorship of ‘Dilmah’ Conservation among members of the rural community under the supervision of Colonel S.J Priyadarshana, Brigade Commander (Overlooking), 233 Brigade at Vakarei.

  • 66 Division Organizes Two Different Christmas Carols in Pooneryn

    25th December 2016 14:47:19 Hours

    Troops of 15 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) of the 661 Brigade and 5 (V) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 663 Brigade under the 66 Division organized two different Christmas Carols in the Pooneryn Catholic Church and in Wallipadu village, Pooneryn on Wednesday (21).

  • Military Honours Salute New CoS During Visit to His Mother Regiment

    23rd December 2016 18:06:46 Hours

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) on Thursday (22) extended military honours and their best wishes to the new Chief of Staff (CoS) Major General Channa Goonetilleke when he visited his Regimental Headquarters for the first time upon assumption of duties....

  • East Commander Visits 6 (V) SLAGSC Hqrs

    23rd December 2016 18:02:28 Hours

    Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) after assumption of duties in his new appointment made a formal visit to the 6 (V) Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) Headquarters in Kandakadu in Kantale area on Monday (19).

  • New Log Commander Begins Duties

    23rd December 2016 18:00:46 Hours

    Major General D.S.C Wanniarachchi, the newly-appointed, Log Commander assumed on Thursday (22). Major General D.S.C Wanniarachchi, prior to this new appointment served as the Commander of Forward Maintenance Area - Mullaittivu.

  • New Military Secretary Assumes Office

    23rd December 2016 11:30:02 Hours

    Major General Priyantha Jayasundara, the newly appointed Military Secretary (MS) of the Army assumed office on Thursday (22). Major General Priyantha Jayasundara, prior to this new appointment served as the Master General Ordnance (MGO) of the Army.