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  • THE COMMANDANT’S COURTESY VISITS TO ALL FOUR WINGS

    02nd September 2023 09:39:17 Hours

    On 23rd and 24th August 2023, Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc after officially taking over his duties as the 36th Commandant- SLMA visited all four Wings governed under the umbrella of the Headquarters- SLMA

  • 31st ACADEMY DAY CELEBRATIONS

    22nd August 2023 12:39:13 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Military Academy celebrated its 31st Academy Day Anniversary in a unique military fashion from 16th to 20th August 2023. The event encompassed various meaningful activities under the guidance of Commandant Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc.

  • FOUR FINAL TERM OFFICER CADETS PRESENTED THEIR PAPERS AT THE 3RD STUDENT RESEARCH FORUM AT KDU

    18th August 2023 14:55:58 Hours

    On 15th August 2023, four Officer Cadets of Intake 92 were given an opportunity to represent SLMA and present their research papers at the Third Student Research Symposium held at the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University; Cdt/CQMS P G A Pannila on "An Analysis of Battle of Mulleriyawa" , Cdt/L/Cpl N M S C Dissanayake on

  • THE OATH CEREMONY OF DE 1/2023

    17th August 2023 10:01:15 Hours

    The ‘Oath Ceremony’ is a significant traditional event held at Military Academy, Diyatalawa to swear 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 before the National Flag, Academy Flag and Company Flags. With this pledge, the officer cadets are privileged to wear white epaulettes on their shoulders as members of the Alma Mater (SLMA).

  • INTAKE 92 TITLED “THE CHAMPIONS OF THE INTER INTAKE DEBATE COMPETITION - 2023”

    13th August 2023 09:51:38 Hours

    The Language Studies Division, Academic Wing of the SLMA conducts the Inter Intake Debate Competition as an annual event of the Military Academy Calendar with the purpose of improving debating skills, public speaking skills, logical thinking, awareness on debatable issues and concerns, and corporation among officer cadets.

  • INTAKE DE I - 2023 ON BOARD FOR A CHALLENGING MILITARY TRANSFORMATION

    13th August 2023 09:43:39 Hours

    The Opening Address of the Commandant marks traditionally the initiation of officer cadet training at SLMA. In accordance with this tradition, on 07th August 2023, the Opening Address of Intake DE I-2023 consisting 10 Officer Cadets; four Medical Officers, one Dental Surgeon, three Civil Engineers and two Electrical and Electronic Engineers was held at the Sino Lanka Friendship Auditorium with the gracing of the Commandant, Brig M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc as the Chief Guest and the event was also attended by the Wing Heads, Officers and Other Rank Instructors of the Academy.

  • PARENTS’ DAY OF INTAKE 92B AND SC 20 : AN ASTONISHING EXPERIENCE TO NEAR AND DEAR ONES

    07th August 2023 15:31:48 Hours

    ‘Parents' Day’ is one of the special events held at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) to showcase the multidisciplinary skills of trainee Officer Cadets before their beloved parents, near and dear ones. On 5th August 2023, the Parents' Day of Intake 92 B and SC 20 was held at SLMA with the participation of the Commandant-SLMA, Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc as the Chief Guest. The Parents’ Day programme was designed with a Taekwondo and PT Display at the Gymnasium, an Equestrian Display, a Demonstration of an Attack on an Insurgent Hideout at the Polo Ground, Commandant’s Address and an entertainment session at the Officer Cadets' Mess.

  • CADET GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENT AWARDING CEREMONY OF THE SECOND HALF OF 2023

    07th August 2023 15:31:34 Hours

    The history of the Cadet Government of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) dates back to 1968 when Intake 1 began its basic military training at the Army Training Center (ATC), Diyatalawa. The prime aim of establishing the Cadet Government was to form up a firm link between Officer Instructors and Officer Cadets, which helps in functioning the training mechanism well while upholding a high standard of moral qualities in them.

  • OPENING ADDRESS OF THE 130 DI COURSE; AN ICE BREAKER

    07th August 2023 15:25:32 Hours

    In military, ‘DRILL’ which implies; Discipline by ‘D’, Regimentation by ‘R’, Integrity by ‘I’ and , Loyalty and Leadership by the last two ‘L’s is considered bread and butter of a solder. The Drill Instructor Course at the SLMA is conducted with the aim of producing professionally qualified DIs to the Sri Lanka Army.

  • 37TH COMMANDANT’S COURTESY VISIT TO KDU

    07th August 2023 15:22:10 Hours

    After assuming duties as the 37th Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) Brigadier M T I Mahalekam WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc paid a courtesy visit to General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on the invitation of the Vice Chancellor, Major General Milinda Peiris RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil (Ind) on 3 August 2023. The Commandant-SLMA was warmly welcomed to KDU on his arrival and a casual interaction between the two heads of the institutions on academic and training disciplines took place at the Vice Chancellor’s Office. The Commandant and the Vice Chancellor exchanged special mementos to mean the longstanding and close relationship between the two military institutions.