29th October 2018 16:02:40 Hours
The 69th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army was celebrated at the Sri Lanka Military Academy with the participation of the Deputy Commandant, Col K H K Kottawattha, all Wing Heads, military and civilian staff and officer cadets on 10th October 2018.
29th October 2018 15:55:09 Hours
The viva voce of officer cadet intake 85 and 86, in support of their extended essays, was held on 8th and 9th of October 2018 at the Academy. There were 86 candidates altogether including 25 young officers from intake 82, 83 and 84.
29th October 2018 15:52:33 Hours
The Annual Boxing Meet of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held on Saturday, 06th October 2018 at the Gymnasium. Officer Cadets from Intake 85, 86, 86B, Lady 16 and Lady 15(V) vied for the championship in 6 and 2 weight categories for men and women respectively; 56 kg bantam weight, 60 kg light weight, 64 kg light welter weight, 69 kg welter weight, 75 kg middle welter weight and 81 kg light heavy weight for men, and 51 kg fly weight, and 64 kg light welter weight for women. Altogether there were eight bouts and Cdt/Cpl N A S S Napagoda of Intake 85 won the title of the Best Boxer while O/Cdt T M N S Peris of Intake 86B was adjudged the Best Loser. Professional boxers of the Commando Regiment entertained the spectators in an exhibition bout.
04th October 2018 11:14:39 Hours
The 119th Drill Instructor course conducted by the Sri Lanka Military Academy commenced on 8th January 2019 and the Opening Address was delivered by the Commandant, Brigadier H H A S P K Senaratne RSP psc. There were eighty-four senior NCOs representing all regiments of the Army, including four NCO’s from Special Task Force and one from Civil Security Department who will follow a comprehensive drill instructor course for the next three months. In delivering the opening address, he welcomed all SNCOs and wished them all the very best.
04th October 2018 10:54:52 Hours
Commodore S M Hakim, the Defence Advisor of Bangladesh High Commission, paid a visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 22nd September 2018. The Deputy Commandant extended a warm welcome to the visiting senior officer and took him around the camp. During the short stay, he visited the Cadets’ Mess and Marksmanship and Sniper Training School. The visiting Defence Advisor was presented with a memento to mark his visit to the Academy.
04th October 2018 10:37:28 Hours
Two senior officers from the Pakistan Command and Staff College, Quetta called on the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 16th September as a result of an exchange programme that exists between the two staff colleges. They paid tribute to the Monument of Peace and listened to a brief presentation on cadet life at SLMA. They also visited the library and stable before leaving for MSTS and sightseeing.
04th October 2018 10:32:44 Hours
The “Exercise Scorpion,” one of the main exercises in the training curriculum at Sri Lanka Military Academy was conducted from 2nd to 08th September 2018 in the general area of Wellawaya. The officer cadets of Intakes 86B, Lady16/15(V) and 58(V) participated in the exercise.
04th October 2018 10:25:13 Hours
The Oaths Ceremony of KDU Intake 36 and DE II/2018 took place on 03rd September 2018 at the Academy Gymnasium where 142 lady and gentleman cadets read the oaths of allegiance to the Sri Lanka Military Academy and the country.
03rd October 2018 14:55:51 Hours
The 118th Drill Instructor course conducted by the Sri Lanka Military Academy commenced on 29th August 2018 and the Opening Address was delivered by the Deputy Commandant, Colonel K H K Kottawattha. There were eighty-five senior NCOs representing all regiments of the Army, who will follow a comprehensive drill instructor course for the next three months.
03rd October 2018 14:44:35 Hours
The Sri Lanka Military Academy conducted the first-ever Commandant’s Colours Awarding Ceremony in conjunction with the 26th Academy Day at the Colonel Fazly Laphir Memorial Auditorium on 28th August 2018.