To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.
27th April 2021 20:54:28 Hours
With the aim of transform recruits into professional soldiers and make them physically, mentally and morally fit to face the future challenges first ever recruit training course started at Battalion Training School Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna on Tuesday 27 April 2021. This recruit training course was originated as a concept of the Commander of the Army under the first phase of recruitment of 20000 soldiers for the year 2021 under the objectives set by ‘Sri Lanka Army Way Forward Strategy’. Further this training was directed by the Commander Security Force (Jaffna) Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu. This batch comprised of 359 recruits from Sinhala, Tamil and Muslims communities. The course is scheduled from 27 April 2021 to 27 August 2021 under the supervision of 52 Infantry Division and Security Force (Jaffna).
General Officer Commanding 51 Infantry Division Major General Deepal Pussella RWP RSP delivered opening address and he emphasized the salient aspect of basic military training such as the transformation process from the civil life to military life, responsibilities of trainees during their training period and importance of maintaining discipline, behavior, commitment and dedication to follow military training successfully. Finally the commander wished them all the best to follow their training course at training school.
The event was graced by the Commander 522 Infantry Brigade, Staff Officers of Security Force (Jaffna), Commanding Officers of under command battalions and Instructors of Battalion Training School Vidaththalpalai.