SF HQ West
Multitasking Army Troops at Meetotamulla Busy Providing Relief, Medical & Alternative Facilities

A multiplicity of different roles and tasks, now being carried out by Army troops in affected Meetotamulla areas, together with members of sister services, Police and the STF, took a different turn this morning (17) with more focus on the survivors while Army rescue operations are still continuing uninterrupted using heavy machinery.

Rescue operations of the Army in search of any po

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Army Supported Rescue & Relief Operations in Full Swing at Meetotamulla

As rescue and relief operations, led by hundreds of Army troops of Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment, Commandos, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, Gemunu Watch, together with Navy, Air Force, Police, STF and Disaster Management Centre personnel are in full swing at Meetotamulla where a total of 26 dead bodies, have been so far recovered as the dusk fell on Sunday (16).

A high level meet

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Army & Service Personnel, Police & STF Rush to Meetotamulla for Relief Work

A contingent of Army personnel of the 14 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West), including Officers rushed to the garbage dump at Meetotamulla this afternoon (14) where some houses, adjacent to the dump had been reportedly damaged after collapse of some garbage mounds and a possible earth-slip.

Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on

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'Dengue' Control Programme in Homagama Area Evaluated for Proper Coordination

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) with the intention of further strengthening the ongoing Dengue prevention drive conducted a special ‘Dengue Committee Alertness Programme’ at the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) auditorium, Army Cantonment, Panagoda on Tuesday (11) with civil authorities and launched a subsequent clean-up project inside the Army Cantonment.

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Fallen 123 Civil Employees in the Army Transferred Merits in Special 'Pinkama'

An all-night Pirith chanting ceremony and offer of alms to 123 Buddhist monks at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya (Army Temple) (March 31 - April 1) transferred merits to 123 Civil Employees of the Army who laid their lives alongside Army personnel during the battle for peace before May 2009 and invoked blessings on 16 disabled Civil Employees for speedy recovery.

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Sinha Regiment Wrestlers Shine & Rob the Wrestling Tournament

The Army Inter Regiment Wrestling Tournament-2016/2017 that got off the ground under the close supervision of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Chairman, Army wrestling Committee concluded at the Panagoda gymnasium on Thursday (16), amid a gathering of wrestling fans.

A total of 10 Regimental teams, comprised of hundreds of wrestlers competed for supremacy in the three-day (14-16)

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SLMA Officer Cadets Visit SFHQ-West

Officer Cadets under training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) (Intake-84) made a field visit to the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) on Monday (20) as part of their familiarization module in the syllabus.

A presentation conducted by Major R.M.L.A Rathnayake SFHQ-West on the directions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - West

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Foundation Stone-laying for New Two-Storied Provost Detachment at SFHQ-West Held

The foundation-stone laying ceremony for construction of the new two - storied office complex at the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) detachment at Panagoda Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) premises took place on Tuesday (7).

Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West) at the auspicious minute laid the foundation stone as th

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SF-West Troops Enlightened on ‘Disaster Management’

In order to educate Army personnel on ‘Disaster Management’, educative lectures were held at the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ-West) during 27-28 February at Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC), auditorium in Panagoda.

8 officers and 182 other rankers of 14 and 58 Divisions under the SFHQ-West underwent this training programme on the instructions of the Commander of the A

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Neluwaththuduwa Villagers Gifted with Army-Built New Bridge

Troops of the 1 Field Engineer Regiment of the Sri Lanka Army, proving once again their unmatched technical know-how and craftsmanship miraculously put up a 55 x 14 feet ‘Compact 200’ new bridge within 28 days across ‘Wak Oya’ waterway for the benefit of thousands of villagers in Kaluaggala and Labugama.

Mr M.M.S.K Bandara Mapa, Divisional Secretary for Seethawaka, recently

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