The Map Reading
and Field Craft Competition 2019 which was organized by 52 Division
held on Thursday 29th October 2019 at Security Forces Headquarters
- Jaffna. The 15th Battalion of the Gajaba Regiment emerged as
Champions after a close contest with the 12th Battalion the Gemunu
Watch that was placed as Runners Up.
The Grand Finale of 'Compering Star - 2019' organized by 55 Division,
aiming to select the most talented soldiers in Compering was staged
at the Headquarter premises of Security Forces Jaffna on Wednesday
30th October 2019. The competition was aimed at hunting down the
most talented soldiers of both genders. Ten finalists were selected
among 24 competitors who were trained and guided by renowned professionals.
Staff Sergeant Senerath RPI of the 3rd Battalion of Sri Lanka
Signal Corps emerged as the Compering Star - 2019 and Private
Darshika J of the 4th Battalion of Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps
was awarded the First Runner up. Warrant Officer II Wasanthi DGS
from the 7th Battalion of Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps secured
the position of Second Runner up at the competition. Sergeant
Gunathilaka AMG of the 3rd Battalion of Sri Lanka Signal Corps
and Corporal Kumarasinghe ST of the 7th Battalion of Sri Lanka
Army Women's Corps secured the 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva
WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest
and awarded the Certificates and Prizes for the Champions and
Winners of Map Reading and Field Craft Competition and Compering
Star respectively, in the presence of Commander Security Forces
- Jaffna. General Officers Commanding (GOC) 51, 52 and 55 Divisions,
Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), Brigadier General
Staff and Brigadier Admin and Quartering Security Forces - Jaffna,
Senior Army Officers along with a number of Senior Non- Commissioned
Officers gathered to witness the awarding ceremony.