04th April 2023 12:32:37 Hours
‘DRILL’ always sets the backbone of military and it is the first thing that a soldier learns from the outset of military training to the culmination of his splendid military profession. Having perceived the significance of Drill, a ten-day Basic Drill Instructor Refresher programme with the assistance of a handpicked professional DIs from School of Ceremonial UK was conducted at the Sri Lanka Military Academy from 20th March to 30th March 2023.
01st April 2023 12:07:52 Hours
The Intercompany Badminton Tournament organized by the Sri Lanka Military Academy is considered a highly competitive event of the Military Academy to promote speed, agility, mobility, mental stamina, physical fitness, teamwork and sportsmanship among trainee Officer Cadets, by contesting in knockout matches to be the Champion Company of the year.
23rd March 2023 10:18:25 Hours
The Sri Lanka Military Academy is apparently an iconic destination for most of the local and foreign dignitaries and distinguished personalities to visit and make their stay very memorable. Twenty Officers of the Higher Air Command Course, India together with their spouses paid an official visit to the SLMA on 23 March 2023 as a part of their strategic study tour. At their arrival, they were warmly welcomed by the Commandant Major General I A N B Perera RWP USP ndu psc along with all Wing Heads and officers of the Military Academy. Afterwards, they were given a brief introduction about the SLMA supported by an SLMA documentary at the Sino Lanka Friendship Auditorium. Then, the delegation posed for a group photograph with the Commandant and his staff at the entrance of the Officer Cades’ Mess where sharing of mementos were also taken place followed by a vote of thanks by the senior most officer of the Course. After that, the senior most officer’s thoughts on the visit were versed on the legendary Visitors’ Book too and finally they enjoyed a special lunch with the Commandant as well as some of the Academy officers at the Officers’ Mess.
20th March 2023 09:05:03 Hours
Having assumed duties as the Commandant- SLMA, Major General I A N B Perera RWP USP ndu psc paid his maiden courtesy visit to General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) upon Vice Chancellor’s call, Major General Milinda Peiris RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil (Ind) on 20 March 2023. The Commandant was warmly welcomed to the Kotelawala Defence University on his arrival and a casual interaction on training related matters of the both educational institutions was taken place at VC’s Office. At the end, mementoes in gratitude were exchanged between the Commandant and the Vice Chancellor while their heartiest views on the strong, prolonged relationship between the institutes were outspoken on this special occasion.
25th February 2023 09:31:03 Hours
Parents' Day is a special event organized by the Sri Lanka Military Academy to showcase the progress of senior Officer Cadets to their beloved parents. This annual event is an opportunity for the Officer Cadets to demonstrate their hidden and trained talents, skills, and leadership attributes to their parents.
13th February 2023 15:43:21 Hours
In military perspectives, the life of a military man is perfected by DRILL through which self-explanatory qualities of the term, D- for Discipline, R – for Regimentation, I for Integrity, two Ls for Loyalty and Leadership are instilled within the soldier. Hence, the prominence of the Drill Instructor Course conducted by the SLMA holds a great altitude in Army’s professional military training.
13th February 2023 10:04:43 Hours
The 75th Independence Day, the 4th of Feb 2023 was a significant and cherishing moment for the Sri Lanka Army as eight senior Brigadiers were promoted to the rank of Major General, which included the Commandant-SLMA, Brigadier I A N B Perera RWP USP ndu psc.
13th February 2023 09:53:47 Hours
‘Independence Day’ is one of the special national festivals of Sri Lanka which is held to celebrate the country’s independence from British rule in the year 1948.
30th January 2023 17:39:02 Hours
The history of the Cadet Government Appointment Awarding Ceremony at the Sri Lanka Military Academy dates back to 1968 when Intake one embarked on its basic military training at the Army Training Center (ATC). The Cadet Government appointments were introduced with the aim of forming up a firm link between Officer Instructors, Other Rank Instructors and Officer Cadets, in the process of carrying out the responsibilities and assigned tasks to maintain high standards of discipline and leadership qualities within the young trainees.
29th January 2023 10:40:39 Hours
As a concept of the Commandant-SLMA, an introductory session to the game of Golf was conducted for all Officers of the Academy at the Army Golf Club on 29th January in order to promote this elite game. At the outset, the Commandant explained the importance of the game to military personnel, the need for utilizing the available facilities for physical and moral development, the military fashion and culture. Afterwards, the Caddy Master of the Army Golf Club, Cpl Edirishighe A M conducted the initial session of the Golf course by stirring the origin of the game, establishment of the Golf Club at Diyatalawa and benefits of the game, followed by a training session at the Polo Ground. The preliminary session was attended by the Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads, and all Officers.