20th December 2023 14:16:21 Hours
The 98th Commissioning Ceremony of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, held on December 15 and 16, 2023, marked a pivotal moment in the Academy's history with the culmination of two significant events: a Passing Out Parade where 279 young Officers were commissioned into the Sri Lanka Army and a Colours Re-awarding Ceremony, held after a span of twenty-five years. These events were graced by the Head of the State, His Excellency Ranil Wickremesinghe the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General (Retired) G D H Kamal Gunarathne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc Mphil, Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, Commander of the Army Lieutenant General H LVM Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Defence Attaches, Principal Staff Officers of the Army, Colonel Commandants and Colonels of the Regiments, and parents and well-wishers of passing out Officer Cadets.
06th December 2023 09:39:31 Hours
The term "Counter-Revolutionary Warfare" (CRW) refers to a set of strategies used by militaries all over the world to prepare their soldiers to fight in hostile geographies in extreme climates. The Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) extends this experience and exposure to its trainee officer cadets when they reach their final term with the Field Exercise Wanabambara, which is conducted in two phases: Special Forces Training School package and CRW package for twenty five days.
04th December 2023 10:34:51 Hours
Horse-riding, an enjoyable hobby and sport for people of all ages brings riders immense advantages in terms of physical and mental fitness. The Basic Equestrian Course conducted by the Equestrian Section of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) intends to train army personnel on horse-riding as the cavalry has come to play a prominent role in national and military ceremonies.
28th November 2023 18:01:39 Hours
Having successfully completed their Military Orientation Package for a period of three and half months, five lady and five gentleman Probationary Officers of Direct Enlisted Course I - 2023, belonging to the professions of Medical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Civil Engineering had their Fall Out Ceremony at the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 21 November and 22 November 2023.
28th November 2023 17:57:06 Hours
On 20 November 2023, the Viva Voce for 74 Officer Cadets of the Intake 92 following the BSc Degree in Military Studies at the SLMA was held at Major Indika Walisundara Memorial Library and Colonel Fazely Laphir Auditorium of the SLMA with the participation of Academic Staff of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Rathmalana; Prof Kalpa Samarakoon, Dr Sanath de Silva (Senior Lecturer ll), Dr WSMAI Senevirathne (Senior Lecturer ll) and Mr Satheesh Mohan (Senior Lecturer ll). The Viva Voce of the Intake 92 was chaired by Colonel EWRSB Ehelepola USP USACGSC Commanding Officer - OCW, Lieutenant Colonel HT de Silva RWP RSP USP SLASR Head Of the Training Team- MTW, Lieutenant Colonel JMKP Wickramasinghe-HOD Languages Division - AW along with the other panel members, consisting of HODs, Lecturers of the Academic Wing and Supervising Officers of the SLMA in order to test their academic standards and presentation skills on the top of their extended essays required to complete as a prerequisite of their BSc Degree programme at the Military Academy, Diyatalawa.
28th November 2023 17:39:58 Hours
‘DRILL’-Discipline, Respect, Integrity, Learning and Leadership improves cohesion, command unity and discipline within military personnel. Based on this stance, the Sri Lanka Military Academy conducts the Drill Instructor Course to produce professionally qualified Drill Instructors to the Sri Lanka Army.
10th November 2023 15:56:46 Hours
An Indian delegation consisting of two officers and three Officer Cadets visited the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA), Diyatalawa as a destination of their tour to Sri Lanka from 29 October to 04 November 2023.
06th November 2023 09:55:41 Hours
01st November 2023 10:38:55 Hours
The twenty nine student officers of the Senior Command Course 9 (SCC9) including six Directing Staff (DSs), Senior Instructor (SI), Chief Instructor (CI) and Deputy Commandant (Dy Comdt) from the Army War College, Buttala (AWC) destinated at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) on 27 October 2023 for an educational endeavour to acquire knowledge and experience on varied types of ‘DRILLS’ practiced in the Army as a part of their course curriculum conducted by AWC, Buttala.
25th October 2023 16:11:36 Hours