11th February 2021 17:10:35 Hours
On the destined day of 04th February 2021, a record number of Army Officers got their promotions, making the 73rd Independence Day ever-memorable and cherishing. On that day, fourteen senior Brigadiers were promoted to the rank of Major General by the His Excellency President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa on the recommendation of the Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva, WWV, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc. The rank of Major General, a two-star general in the Army is the pinnacle achieved by professional and outstanding army officers.
06th February 2021 09:54:27 Hours
With the intention of promoting passion towards Netball among trainees of Military Academy, Diyatalawa, a three-day workshop from 04th to 06th February was held at Academy Gymnasium under supervision and coaching of Mrs Sanjeevani Wanasinghe Peiris, ABF (SL), MBA (UK). Representing Sri Lanka in international tournaments in varied countries like New Zealand , Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, her team was able to gain a lot of victories for the country; 9th World Championship in England (1992), Asian Netball Championship in Singapore (1997), Tri Nation Netball Championship in Sri Lanka (1997) and so on. As an energetic figure, she has serviced development of country’s Netball by holding significant positions such as General Secretary of Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (between 2015 & 2016), Member of the National Netball Selection Board (2010 & 2018), Team Manager of Asian Championship Sri Lanka Youth Netball team in Hong Kong (2015), Team Manager of Mercantile Netball Team Invitation Netball Series in Brunei (2015),Team Manager of Mercantile Netball Team National Champions (2014), Hon. Secretary of Mercantile Netball Association (from 2014). The workshop aims at improving their hand-eye coordination, teamwork, flexibility, reaction time and stamina. Lady Cadets of Intake 89B and 17 (V) along with Other Rank instructors and Lady Officers took part in the sessions. The workshop brought them many learning opportunities and it would make them to fall in love with the sport in time to come.
04th February 2021 14:43:36 Hours
The 4th February is a very significant day for all Sri Lankans due to Independence Day celebrations. Country’s independence from British rule in 1948 is celebrated all over the country through varied activities such as flag-hoisting ceremonies, military parades, tree planting campaigns etc.
02nd February 2021 09:12:47 Hours
Food hygiene and safe food handling practices are vital components in food science matrix. Food hygiene training teaches how to properly organize and store food, to maintain the quality of food, to minimise wastage and to save the time and money. So, food handlers require to possess a sound understanding on these aspects in order to provide a quality service to the organization. An effective way to communicate all these is through conduct of food hygiene training sessions to equip the staff with proper handling, storage and cleaning techniques.
01st February 2021 16:07:50 Hours
Drill is a part of the training of a soldier’s military career, which improves unity, discipline, obedience & command of military personnel. The word DRILL is a derivation of the words; ‘D’ from discipline, ‘R’ from regimentation, ‘I’ from intelligence and the two ‘L’s from loyalty and leadership.
25th January 2021 17:56:48 Hours
The old MI Room of the Academy was renovated giving it a complete facelift by ESR troops under the supervision of resident garrison engineer and ceremonially opened by the Commandant, Brigadier A K G K U Gnanaratne ndc psc on 25th January 2021. The ceremony was also attended by the Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads and a section of officers. The upgrading of the MI Room was a long-felt requirement of the Academy, which now comprises of an OPD, male and female wards, doctor's room, stores and medical assistants' rest room. The Commandant thanked the ESR troops for their committed work before handing over the facility to the medical staff.
20th January 2021 16:46:20 Hours
Brigadier PAM Peiris RSP USP psc assumed duties as the 10th Deputy Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 20th January 2021. The Deputy Commandant is operationally responsible for the administrative and infrastructure development of the institute.
20th December 2020 10:02:14 Hours
The Commissioning Dinner which was held on 19th evening at the Cadets Mess was attended by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence as the Chief Guest, the Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army, all Principal Staff Officers
19th December 2020 16:59:30 Hours
The traditional Pipping Ceremony which symbolizes the removal of cadet insignia and wearing of officer insignia was ceremonially conducted at the Sino-Lanka Friendship Auditorium with the participation of the Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc as the Chief Guest together with the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and Principal Staff Officers. The ceremony was also graced by Defence Attaches and Advisors, Senior Officers of the Army and Academy staff.
19th December 2020 15:46:39 Hours
The 95th Commissioning Parade of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa was ceremonially held on 19th December 2020 at the Academy parade ground with the participation of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Retd) G D H Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc as the Chief Guest. Customarily, the Chief Guest upon arrival, paid floral tribute to the fallen heroes at the Monument of Peace.