SF HQ West

The annual firing for year 2016 for the staff of the Security Force Headquarters West was conducted at Panaluwa Firing Range.

Annual firing was conducted in three stages under the direction of Commander Security Force West Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc and he also participated during the final day encourage the Offrs and ORs.

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Psychological Impact at Salawa Evaluated

A programme to evaluate the psychological impact on the youth community after the recent Salawa explosion was launched by the Directorate of Psychological Operations in close cooperation with the Seethawaka Divisional Secretariat on Monday (19).

The programme got underway on the directions of the Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army and under the supervision

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583 Brigade Troops Facilitate Conduct of Eye Clinic

583 Brigade troops of the 58 Division on Thursday (15) conducted a mobile eye clinic and a distribution of spectacles among the needy eye patients during an arrangement, held at Ussapitiya Anandaramaya temple.

Eye surgeon, Dr. Nimal Weerakoon, together with his medical staff of Mahanuwara Opticals (Pvt) Ltd, eye patients during the mobile clinic before free spectacles were distribut

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Army Allocates Land Free to Put Up New Shops for Salawa Victims

Sri Lanka Army, deeply concerned about the Salawa people's loss of commercial and business ventures due to the recent blast inside the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters, in what could be termed as an exceptional gesture of magnanimity, has generously allocated a 500 m long land stretch, facing Colombo - Awissawella main road for construction of a line of 35 new shop units in plac

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Chinese NDU Teams Calls at SFHQ-West

A students delegation of National Defence University in China, headed by Major General Wu Shuli and five Major Generals and forty senior Colonels visited the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) on Friday (9) as part of their itinerary in Sri Lanka.

Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander Security Forces - West, welcomed the visitors at SFHQ-West. Lieutenant Colonel

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SFHQ-West Marks Its 4th Anniversary

Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) commemorated its 4th anniversary on 15 November 2016 at its Headquarters inside the Army Cantonment, Panagoda.

With a view to bestowing merits on fallen War Heroes, a Bodhipooja was conducted by Ven. Senarathgama Dharmarathne Thero at Panagoda Bhodirajarama Temple premises.

The Commander, Security Forces-West (SF-West) Majo

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SLMA Officer Cadets Visit SFHQ-West

Officer Cadets under training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) (Intake-83) recently made a field visit to the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) as part of their familiarization component in the syllabus.

A presentation was conducted by Brigadier J. Thanthiriwaththa, Brigadier General Staff, SFHQ-West on the directions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Com

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Army Shooters outclassed grabbing Golds at IMSSU National Shooting Championship 2016 held atArmy Firing Range Panaluwa

National Metallic Silhouette Shooting Championship 2016 conducted by the National Rifle Association of Sri Lanka (NRASL) was held from 2nd to 6th November 2016. This was organized by the Army Small Arms Association (ASAA) and Marksmanship & Sniper Training School (MSTS) on behalf of the NRASL which is presently administered by the Sri Lanka Army. 165 shooters representing 12 Affiliated Shootin

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Army’s Contribution to ‘Wanaropa’ National Tree Planting Begins from Panagoda

‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana,’ the exclusively designed tree-planting project for tri-service and Police personnel under the ongoing National Tree Planting Campaign, ‘Wanaropa’, introduced by HE the President, received an impressive stimulus when the Sri Lanka Army this morning (21) launched its contribution by planting tree-saplings inside the Panagoda Army cantonment and in all Divisions, Bri

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Offer of Alms to Monks Culminates Anniversary Religious Ceremonies

The follow-up of the previous night’s Pirith chanting ceremony at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya took place Sunday (9) forenoon where members of the Maha Sangha were offered both Heel Daana and alms in the noon.

In accordance with traditions, soon after the overnight chanting was over, members of the Maha Sangha were invited to the alms hall and offered breakfast by senior officers

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