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  • PASSING OUT PARADE 2019

    21st December 2019 18:45:03 Hours

    The 94th Commissioning Parade of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa was ceremonially held on 21st December 2019 at the Academy parade ground with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the Chief Guest, the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, retired Major General G D H Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc and the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General L H S C Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc. The ceremony was also graced by the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, all Principal Staff Officers, Colonel Commandants, Colonels of the Regiments, Zambian Defence Attache, a large number of distinguished invitees, parents and well-wishers of passing out officer cadets. Upon arrival, the Chief Guest paid floral tribute to the fallen heroes at the Monument of Peace.

  • FINAL PRESENTATION AND BOOK LAUNCH

    20th December 2019 22:09:01 Hours

    On 20th evening the passing out officer cadets conducted the traditional research-based Final Presentation on “Building Social Resilience in Countering Violent Extremism and Home-grown Terrorism in Sri Lanka” which was attended by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, retired Major General G D H Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc as the Chief Guest, Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General L H S C Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc together with former Commandants of SLMA, all PSO’s of the Army, a large number of senior officers, Zambian Defence Attache, distinguished invitees, officers of the Military Academy and officer cadets.

  • LANGUAGE DAY 2019

    03rd December 2019 15:28:23 Hours

    The “ Language Day 2019” of Intakes Lady 17, l6 (V), KDU 37, 89 and 90 was glamorously held on 30th November 2019 at the Sino-Lanka Friendship Auditorium where the Commandant, Brig S K Eshwaran graced the occasion as the Chief Guest together with all Wing Heads and most of the faculty members. The event was a wonderful opportunity for officer cadets to show their talents and skills they have acquired, primarily from the language learning programme conducted by the Academy.

  • Commandant’s Colours Night

    16th November 2019 13:08:40 Hours

    The Commandant’s Colours Night 2019 was held at the Sino-Lanka Friendship Auditorium on 15th November 2019. At the outset, the SLMA musical band “the Leads” added glamour to the event by entertaining the participants. The Commandant, Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and awarded “colours” to those who performed outstandingly in the areas of firing, boxing, athletics and military training both nationally and internationally during the year 2019.

  • NEW ‘B’ GUARDROOM

    08th November 2019 11:57:36 Hours

    The Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc declared open the new ‘B’ Guardroom of the Thistle Camp on 7th November 2019, which was a long-felt requirement for troops who provide security to the camp. The event was witnessed by the Deputy Commandant Brigadier K H K Kottawattha, all wing heads, officers and ESR troops who renovated the old guardhouse giving it a complete facelift.

  • EX WANABAMBARA

    05th November 2019 08:44:05 Hours

    The officer cadets of Intake 87, 87B, 59 (V), Lady 17 and Lady 16 (V) participated in the “Ex Wanabambara”, the final and the longest of all exercises conducted by the SLMA from 12th October to 04th12th October to 04th November 2019.

  • VISIT OF HERMANN LOOS FOREIGN DELEGATION TO SLMA

    23rd October 2019 15:19:00 Hours

    A high profile delegation comprising of 24 officers including Directors General of NCC and 68 school cadets from five SAARC countries; India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Maldives arrived at SLMA on 23rd October 2019 on their way to the National Cadet Corps Training Centre, Rantambe to witness the Hermann Loos Challenge Trophy 2019.

  • SRI LANKA MILITARY ACADEMY CELEBRATES 70TH ARMY DAY

    10th October 2019 16:03:48 Hours

    The 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army was celebrated at the Sri Lanka Military Academy with the participation of the Deputy Commandant, Brig K H K Kottawattha, all Wing Heads, military and civilian staff and officer cadets on 10th October 2019.

  • INTER-COMPANY COMBAT FIRING MEET- 2019

    23rd September 2019 16:19:36 Hours

    The annual “Inter-Company Combat Firing Meet” of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held from 20th to 22nd September 2019 at the Field Firing Range at Fox Hill, Diyatalawa. Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran, the Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy attended the prize-giving as the Chief Guest. All other Wing Heads along with officer instructors and officer cadets of all intakes were also present at the occasion.

  • GAMES NIGHT 2019

    14th September 2019 15:32:41 Hours

    “Games Night 2019” of Intakes 87, 88, 87B, 59(V), Lady intake 17, l6(V) and KDU 37 was glamorously held on 14th September 2019 at the Sino-Lanka Auditorium premises where the Commandant, Brig S K Eshwaran was the Chief Guest together with the Deputy Commandant, Brig Keerthi Kottewatte, all Wing Heads and most of the faculty members. The event was a wonderful opportunity for cadets to meet their parents, family members and relatives. The event offered the undergraduates firsthand experience in organizing a social event.