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  • A NEW CHIEF INSTRUCTOR TO MILITARY TRAINING WING

    12th September 2018 17:03:03 Hours

    Colonel K V N P Premaratne RSP USP psc SLA took over duties as the Chief Instructor of the Military Training Wing at auspicious time on 26th February 2018 by giving the priority to religious rituals. Prior to the new appointment, he performed duties as the Commanding Officer of the 16th Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment.

  • SLMA WELCOMES DIRECT ENLISTED I/2018

    12th September 2018 17:01:13 Hours

    The opening address for Direct Enlisted Intake I/2018 was conducted by the Commandant Brigadier H H A S P K Senaratne RSP psc on 15th February 2018 at the Academy Auditorium. The twenty-one professionals belong to engineering, medical, band, agriculture, veterinary and IT fields.

  • SLMA GETS NEW DEPUTY COMMANDANT

    12th September 2018 17:00:07 Hours

    Colonel K H K Kottawattha RWP RSP USP of Gamunu Watch took over duties as the new Deputy Commandant of SLMA on 14th February 2018. He commenced duties in the new appointment by giving priority to religious observances.

  • WELCOME PARADE FOR NEW COMMANDING OFFICER

    12th September 2018 15:57:11 Hours

    In keeping with the tradition, a ceremonial parade was accorded to the newly appointed Commanding Officer, Colonel Ajith P Wickramasekara USP psc of the Officer Cadet Wing on 14th February 2018. After inspecting the parade, he addressed the officers, other ranks and officer cadets.

  • EXERCISE FROZEN TROUT FOR INTAKE 58 (V)

    12th September 2018 15:56:19 Hours

    “Ex Frozen Trout”, one of the major field exercises in the cadet curriculum was conducted at Ambewela area. The area for this exercise was especially chosen to train cadets in making decisions and perform under extreme weather conditions. The exercise was on conventional warfare tactics designed to train cadets on the four phases of war; advance, attack, defence and withdrawal.

  • CHANGE OF COMMAND AT OCW

    12th September 2018 15:55:14 Hours

    Colonel A P Wickramasekara USP psc of Sri Lanka Signal Corps took over duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Officer Cadet Wing (OCW) on 05th February 2018. A guard turnout was accorded by the Wing to welcome him and afterwards he paid tribute to the Monument of Peace, a special war memorial erected at SLMA premises to remember the fallen war heroes who were trained at this institute and laid down their lives for the country. Auspiciously and in keeping with religious lines, he commenced duties in the new appointment amidst chanting of pirith by a Buddhist monk.

  • GOODBYE TO COMMANDING OFFICER

    12th September 2018 15:54:15 Hours

    Colonel Nalinda Niyangoda RWP RSP USP psc of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps bid farewell to the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 2nd January 2018 after serving the prestigious military training institute for just over a year.

  • DE II/2017 COMPLETES MILITARY TRAINING

    12th September 2018 15:52:58 Hours

    Sixteen officer cadets of DE II/2017, whose military training commenced on 22nd September 2017, left the Academy on 29th January 2018 after successful completion of a four-month basic training. The certificates awarding ceremony was graced by the Commandant, Brigadier H H A S P K Senaratne as the Chief Guest. The Deputy Commandant, wing heads, company commanders and course officers also attended the event which was held at the Col F Laphir Auditorium on 29th January 2018. The Commandant addressing the officer cadets stated the importance of undergoing basic military training diligently in order to function effectively as officers while maintaining professionalism in their respective fields.

  • IMA DELEGATION VISITS SLMA

    12th September 2018 15:51:40 Hours

    A delegation comprising of an officer, three officer cadets and one JCO arrived at SLMA on 15th January 2018 for a four-day visit. Upon arrival they paid tribute to the “Monument of Peace” erected to remember those who laid down their lives during the war against terrorism in Sri Lanka.

  • NAVY DRILL INSTRUCTORS VISIT SLMA

    12th September 2018 15:49:47 Hours

    A batch of drill instructors comprising of one officer, six ORs and twenty students from the Sri Lanka Navy visited the Academy on 10th January 2018. The Academy Sergent Major and a few drill instructors warmly welcomed them to the institute. They first paid floral tribute to the Monument of Peace and then watched a presentation on cadet life at the Colonel Fazly Laphir Auditorium. The Academy also made arrangements for them to pay a visit to the Drill Nursery and the Colour Chamber. Prior to their departure they visited the Academy library and the Museum.