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  • SF (EAST) RELEASES 39.75 ACRES OF LANDS IN AMPARA DISTRICT

    22nd January 2019 09:23:59 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East) insisted that "Releasing of military held lands would showcase the commitment of the Army towards the reconciliation efforts carried out by the government", at the ceremony held at Divisional Secretariat Ampara while handing over military held lands to their legitimate owners.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) MEETS THE DISTRICT SECRETARY POLONNARUWA

    11th January 2019 15:15:08 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera had a courtesy call with the newly appointed District Secretary (DS) Polonnaruwa Mr. Panduka SP Abewardhana at the District Secretariat Polonnaruwa on Wednesday (09).

  • ‘CHRISTMAS ANGELIC EVE – 2018’

    20th December 2018 18:28:13 Hours

    As the festive season unfolds with forthcoming phenomenal Christmas, the Security Force (East) contributing its share, held the 'Christmas Angelic Eve - 2018', the Annual Christmas Carols on Wednesday (19) at Gandhi Park, BATTICALOA before a distinguished gathering, including the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Aruna Jayasekara as the Chief Guest. This glamorous event was organized by 231 Brigade in conjunction with the Christian community of BATTICALOA, with the supervision of 23 Division and the Security Force Headquarters (East).

  • COMMANDER SF (EAST) GRACES THE PASSING OUT PARADE OF NORTH CENTRAL PROVINCE JUNIOR CADETTING TRAINING CAMP

    13th December 2018 17:10:33 Hours

    The Passing out Parade and Certificate awarding ceremony of the Junior Cadet Training Camp of North Central Province was held at the Pulathisipura National College of Education, Polonnaruwa this morning (13) in the presence of a distinguished gathering. Commander Security Force (East) Major General Aruna Jayasekera graced the ceremonial parade as the Chief Guest, together with special invitees.

  • THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE - EAST MEETS RELIGIOUS LEADERS & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DURING HIS FIELD VISITS

    07th December 2018 20:29:19 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera had courtesy calls with several premier religious leaders and government authorities of the Batticaloa District during his maiden field visits to 231 & 233 Brigades on 06 December.

  • MAJ GEN ARUNA JAYASEKERA TAKES OVER THE COMMAND OF THE SECURITY FORCE - EAST

    25th November 2018 12:43:54 Hours

    Major General K P A Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc assumed duties today (24 November) as the 17th Commander of the Security Force (East) amidst traditional military formalities being accomplished at the Headquarters premises, Welikanda.

  • MAJOR GENERAL SANTHUSITHA PANANWALA BIDS FAREWELL TO SECURITY FORCE (EAST)

    20th November 2018 13:26:29 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala RSP ndu with an illustrious military career spanning over 36 years, relinquished the office of the Security Force (East) on 19 November 2018, and will be retiring from the Sri Lanka Army on 24 November 2018. The series of formalities held at Headquarters on 19 November 2018 in connection with the relinquishment of the appointment commenced with reviewing of the Guard Turnout accorded to the outgoing Security Force Commander on arrival to the venue. The Chief Guest inspected the Guard of Honour accorded to him by troops of the 7 Field Engineer Regiment in keeping with military traditions.

  • THE 15th ANNIVERSARY PARADE OF SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

    02nd November 2018 17:14:51 Hours

    The 15th anniversary programme of Security Force Headquarters (East) assumed greater significance in conformity with military traditions where the Chief Guest, the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala was accorded with a Guard Turnout at the entrance to the camp premises by troops of 7 Field Engineers. The parade which was accorded in honour of the Commander Security Forces (East) consisted of squads from the under command Battalions of Security Forces (East) and it was commanded by the Commanding Officer 10 Gajaba Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Ruwan Ehelepola. The event was attended by Invitees, General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Aruna Jayasekara, Commander FMA (East) Major General Manoj Mudannayake, General Officer Commanding 24 Division Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding 23 Division Brigadier Kapila Udalupola, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers, Senior Officers and the staff of the Headquarters.

  • SFHQ (EAST) SYMBOLIC FLAG BLESSING CEREMONY HELD IN BATTICALOA

    06th October 2018 16:24:51 Hours

    Under the direction of Commander of the Army, Security Force Headquarters (East) jointly with 23 Division organized a solemn flag-blessing ceremony at Mangalaramaya, Batticaloa on Thursday (6) in connection with the forthcoming 69th Army anniversary and the Army Day (Oct 10). The event was organized with the guidance of the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and with the supervision of General Officer Commanding 23 Division Brigadier Chula Abenayaka and Commander 231 Brigade, Brigadier Senarath Niwunhella. A representative gathering of Officers and Other Rankers serving in Security Force Headquarters (East), Forward Maintenance Area (East) and 23 Division attended the occasion.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (MULLAITIVU) GRACES THE PASSING OUT OF REALITY BASED SELF DEFENCE COURSE

    17th September 2018 15:52:13 Hours

    In consequence to a request made by the Commander, Security Force (Mullaitivu) from the Security Force Headquarters (East), a group of SF (Mullaitivu) soldiers graduated as 'self defence' competent upon the successful completion of the Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) course. The passing out ceremony of the RBSD course No 05 was held on 16 September at the Headquarters 23 Division in the presence of a large gathering of viewers. A total of 52 Army personnel serving in Security Force (Mullaitivu) and Security Force – East (47 men and 05 women) followed the course. Commander Security Force (Mullaitivu) Major General Dushan Rajaguru graced the passing out ceremony as the Chief Guest.