Competition of Security Forces - Jaffna was held from 10 June
2018 to 14 June 2018 at Mailaddy Firing Range. The event was conducted
on the directions of the Security Force Commander - Jaffna, Major
General Darshana Hettiarachchi to improve the firing skills of
the officers in the Security Force, Jaffna area of responsibility.
210 Officers took part at the competition and it is learnt that
SFHQ (J) firing completion conducted for officers in June 2018
is the first ever firing completion in the Army where more than
200 officers have taken part. The winners of the competition were
Lieutenant Yohan Rathnayake of 15 (v) GR - First Place, Lieutenant
Colonel Nalin Prabath of 4 MIR - Second Place, Captain Kavinda
Bandara of 23 GW - Third Place.
Security Force Commander - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi,
Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Meril Wickramasinghe,
General Officer Commanding of 51, and 55 Divisions and large number
of military personnel were present at the Prize Giving Ceremony
held at the range on 14 June 2018.