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05th December 2017 20:07:41 Hours

23 Division Troops Qualify in ‘Self-Defence’ Practices

Expertise and professionalism of 1 Commando Regiment (CR) soldiers successfully produced 57 more ‘self-defence’ competent Army personnel under command to 23 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) by training them in the Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) Course No 03.

On an initiative taken by Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander, SF-E, the Course No 03 was carefully designed with special focus on reality-based defence scenarios and circumstances as a form of a Martial Art.

The certificate awarding ceremony on Monday (4) at the SFHQ-E was headed by the Commander, SF-E where he extended his best wishes to the Army personnel who successfully completed the Course No 03 on ‘self-defence’, conducted by Commandos.

General Officer Commanding (GOC), 22 Division, GOC, 23 Division, GOC, 24 Division, Commander Forward Maintenance Area-East, Brigadier General Staff Security Force Headquarters-East and a large gathering of Senior Officers, Officers and Other Rankers were present during the occasion.