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  • KDU INTAKE 35 OFFICER CADETS VISIT SLMA

    03rd August 2019 12:35:01 Hours

    A batch of 219 Officer Cadets from the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University called on the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 2nd August. Upon arrival, they were warmly welcomed by the senior officer cadets of SLMA. First, they were given an informative briefing on the Monument of Peace, Parade ground and the Drill Nursery. Also, they listened to a comprehensive presentation on the Academy’s history, cadet life, role and tasks, military and academic training, military culture etc. They had the opportunity of playing a friendly basketball match with the Academy team strengthening comradeship and sportsmanship. A camp fire organized at the Gamunu Watch camp ended their day at Diyatalawa.

  • OPENING ADDRESS OF INTAKE 89 & 90

    24th July 2019 15:40:29 Hours

    The Opening Address of Intake 89 and 90 was held at the new Auditorium on 24th July 2019. Having warmly welcomed 102 Officer Cadets (88 Officer Cadets from Intake 89 and 14 Officer cadets from Intake 90) to the SLMA, the Commandant Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, emphasized the salient aspects of basic military training such as the transformation process from civil life to military life, responsibilities of trainees during their training period and the strong bondage among batch mates in pursuit of successful completion of training. Finally, the Commandant added his heartiest blessings to them in achieving their”Childhood Dream” of becoming an officer cadet.

  • VISIT OF HIGH COMMISSIONER OF PAKISTAN

    15th July 2019 16:09:47 Hours

    Major General (Rtd) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat, the High Commissioner of Pakistan accompanied by his wife paid a courtesy visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 13th July 2019. The Deputy Commandant Brig K H K Kottawattha along with all Wing Heads warmly welcomed him at the main gate of the Academy. At the War Memorial, he paid floral tribute to the fallen heroes. Afterwards, he called on the Commandant, Brig S K Eshwaran at his office where the visiting High Commissioner was presented with a special plaque. He also visited the Equestrian section of the Academy prior to his departure.

  • OPENING ADDRESS OF INTAKE KDU 37

    03rd July 2019 16:06:01 Hours

    The Opening Address of KDU Intake 37 was held at the new Auditorium on 03rd July 2019. Having warmly welcomed the 136 Officer Cadets to the Sri Lanka Military Academy, the Commandant Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, stressed the importance of maintaining discipline, behaviour and their commitment and dedication to follow military training successfully. Finally, the Commandant wished them all the best to follow their training course at SLMA.

  • PERSONALITY AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR UNDERGRADUATES OF SRI JAYAWARDENAPURA UNIVERSITY

    01st July 2019 16:25:03 Hours

    The SLMA conducted an outward-bound training programme for undergraduates of the Sri Jayawardenapura University on Personality and Skills Development from 19th to 26th June 2019. The Commandant Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran extended a warm welcome to the participants in his welcome address conducted in the New Auditorium.

  • VISIT OF NIGERIAN ARMY TRAINING & DOCTRINE COMMAND

    22nd June 2019 16:02:16 Hours

    A five-member high profile military delegation from the Headquarters of the Nigerian Army Training & Doctrine Command arrived at SLMA on 22nd June 2019. They included Major General KI Abdulkarim, Brigadier General BO Sawyerr, Brigadier General G U Chibuisi, Colonel A I M Lapai and Commander Eugenio Olusegun Ferreria.

  • COMMANDER ARTRAC STEPS INTO HOME

    22nd June 2019 11:48:12 Hours

    The Commander, Army Training Command (ARTRAC) and Director General Training, Major General T S Bangsajayah RWP RSP VSV USP ndu paid his maiden official visit to Sri Lanka Military Academy on 20th June 2019. The Commandant, Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, the Deputy Commandant, all Wing Heads and Academy staff warmly welcomed him at the ‘A’ gate. He laid a wreath at the Monument of Peace in tribute to the fallen.

  • PARENTS’ DAY OF INTAKE 87, 87B, 59 (V), 88, LADY 17 & 16 (V)

    19th June 2019 10:25:02 Hours

    The Parents’ Day is organized with the purpose of giving parents and their family members an opportunity to witness their sons and daughters’ acquired/trained talents and skills. This time, Parents’ Day of Intake 87, 87B, 59 (V), 88, LADY 17 & 16 (V) was held on 17th June 2019 at Sri Lanka Military Academy. During the event, parents and their family members witnessed a Drill Display which showcased talents of foot and weapons drill, a demonstration of the Battle Confidence Course to display the skills of tactically technically crossing of obstacles and a Physical Training Display to exhibit the agility, flexibility, endurance, neuromuscular coordination performed by Officer Cadets. Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran, the Commandant graced this occasion as the Chief Guest while all Wing Heads, Officer Instructors and Other Rank Instructors attended the event. Also, the parents got an opportunity to talk to their course officers and other instructors while seeing the infrastructure facilities coming up at the Academy.

  • DIRECT ENLISTED COURSE NO I/2019 FAREWELLS TO THE MILITARY ACADEMY

    18th June 2019 11:30:46 Hours

    Twenty-three lady and gentleman Officer Cadets of DE I/2019, who began their military training on 28th February 2019 received their course completion certificates at a special ceremony held at the new Auditorium of the HQ Complex on 15th June 2019. The Commandant, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest while the Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads, Company Commanders and Course Officers also attended the event. The Chief Guest during his closing address appreciated the decision made by these trainees to join the Army and underscored professional behaviour, responsibilities of army officers, optimism, leadership and military acclimatization essential for career progression and personality development in their respective fields.

  • TOMBOLA NIGHT 2019

    08th June 2019 11:16:48 Hours

    The Officer Cadets staged “The Tombola Night 2019” at the Officer Cadets’ Mess on Friday, 7th June with the participation of Intake 87, 87B, 59(V), 88, Lady 17 and Lady 16 (V). The Commandant Brigadier S K Eshwaran graced the occasion as the Chief Guest along with Wing Heads and other faculty members.