02nd August 2023 17:49:54 Hours
On 25th July 2023, the Sri Lanka Military Academy paid her gratitude to the outgoing Deputy Commandant Brigadier WSN Hemarathna RWP RSP psc with a farewell party organized at the Officers' Mess with the participation of the Commandant, Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc as the Guest of Honour, Wing Heads and all other officers. Brigadier Sumal Hemarathna rendered an excellent service to his alma mater as the 12th Deputy Commandant, SLMA from 8th November 2021 and he is to take over another key appointment at the Army Headquarters as the Director - Directorate of Plans in due course.
25th July 2023 15:20:47 Hours
A felicitation ceremony for Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc of Special Forces who was to assume duties as the 37th Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held on 20th July 2023. The new Commandant was respectfully welcomed to the premier military training establishment with a Guard Turnout and then laying of a flower wreath in honour of the fallen war heroes took place at the Monument of Peace. Further, a ceremonial parade with the participation of Officers, NCOs and Officer Cadets, and commanded by the Chief Instructor - Lieutenant Colonel L P Athukorala RSP USP psc of the Special Forces was presented.
20th July 2023 19:55:24 Hours
In honour of his great service to the SLMA, the Military Academy organized a splendid farewell ceremony to the outgoing Commandant on 18th and 19th July 2023; a special lunch for the Commandant was hosted at Warrant Officers’ and Sergeants’ Mess on 17th July and a grand farewell party was held at the Officers’ Mess on 18th evening with the participation of all officers of the Academy. The unprecedented and committed service of Major General Buddhika Perera to the Military Academy in his short tenure at the Academy was greatly appreciated and the Commandant made this an opportunity to share his life lessons in different junctures of his professional life. In gratitude, a token of appreciation was too presented to the outgoing Commandant by all the Officers of the Academy, followed by a special dinner at the Mess.
20th July 2023 17:48:49 Hours
The Security Force Headquarters (Cen) functions as the regional command of the Sri Lanka Army with the responsibility of operational deployment and command of all Army units located in the Central and Southern parts of the country. After assuming duties as the Security Force Commander (Cen), Maj Gen W W H R R V M N D K B Niyangoda RWP RSP VSV USP ndu psc paid his official visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy on the invitation of the Commandant - SLMA, Major General I A N B Perera RWP USP ndu psc on 15th July 2023.
13th July 2023 18:50:21 Hours
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” - Plato
13th July 2023 18:37:24 Hours
The Oath Ceremony is a prolonged customary tradition which signifies the successful completion of the military orientation training by fresh trainee officer cadets by giving the oath before the National Flag, Academy Flag and Company Flags (Membership). Trainees on this occasion agree to protect the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka against any threat while respecting the law and order of the country, SOPs, military traditions and practices of the Academy and the Army. This moment becomes a very significant benchmark in a cadet’s life as they are privileged to wear white epaulettes on their shoulders as members of the Alma Mater (SLMA).
28th June 2023 14:36:42 Hours
The Fall Out Ceremony of Fourteen Officer Cadets trained at the Sri Lanka Military Academy under Intake 91, SC 19 (A), 61(V) A and 18 (V) were held on 28th June 2023 and the Ceremony was comprised of a charming Pipping Ceremony, CO’s Dinner Night and Felicitating Ceremony.
26th June 2023 14:20:07 Hours
On 26 June, 2023, a Bangladesh delegation comprising of high-ranking military officers headed by Major General M D Faizur Rahman, the Commandant of Defense Services Command and Staff College paid an official visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy.
24th June 2023 14:12:53 Hours
‘Exercise Frozen Trout’ derived its name from a trout which lives in extreme chilly waters and adapts itself to the clime and geography for its survival. This exercise is one of the main field exercises conducted for the trainees in the penultimate term to educate them on conventional warfare tactics in the general area Ambewela as a part of their military training curriculum. During this field exercise, Officer Cadets are expected to undertake the responsibilities of various operational appointments such as combat team commanders, subordinate commanders and so on in conventional warfare settings where practical application of military knowledge on four phases of war is particularly tested.
24th June 2023 09:00:20 Hours
The SLMA Library, with over 15,000 books and fully-fledged facilities plays a pivotal role in imparting the much-needed academic knowledge to trainees and officers. During the first half of the year 2023, several authors and institutions donated a considerable number of books to the SLMA Library to reinforce the intellectual horizon of library users.