22nd February 2020 22:21:18 Hours
A delegation of eight high-ranking officers from Zambia including the Commander of the Zambian Army – Lieutenant General W M Sikazwe psc DIP (DSS) MA (DSS) called on the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 22nd February 2020.
10th February 2020 16:20:35 Hours
Fifteen officers of Intake 13 trained at the then ATC visited the SLMA with their charming ladies on 8th & 9th February 2020 in marking their 40th Intake anniversary.
07th February 2020 10:43:43 Hours
Brigadier A K G K U Gnanaratne psc, who was trained at the very institute 32 years ago with Intake 29, took over duties as the thirty-forth Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on February 07th, 2020. Upon arrival, he laid a wreath at the Monument of Peace erected to honour the fallen officers of the Army, and took the salute of the ceremonial parade accorded to him.
06th February 2020 16:38:23 Hours
On 06th February 2020, the SLMA bid farewell to its Commandant, Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc who served the institute for just over a year.
05th February 2020 16:49:34 Hours
Seven officers of Intake 3 including Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, who were trained at the then ATC visited the SLMA with their spouses on 05th February 2020 marking the 50th anniversary.
01st February 2020 12:20:30 Hours
One hundred and twenty five teacher training students visited Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 31st January 2020. They were warmly welcomed by the Commanding Officer- OCW, Col KVNP Premarathne RSP USP psc and other officers at the Academy ‘A’ gate. Upon their arrival, they paid their tribute to ‘Monument of Peace’ located at the academy main entrance and they sighted the sacred parade ground on the opposite side. Afterwards, they were educated on the role and tasks of the military academy through a very comprehensive academy presentation conducted at Sino Lanka Auditorium. The delegation was hosted in hospitality and a tea party for them was arranged at the Officer Cadets’ Mess for their refreshment.
30th January 2020 13:21:02 Hours
on 28th January, a new bus halt which was established by Academy soldiers under the close supervision of Garrison Engineer of ESR was gifted to general public of Haputale in gratitude of their generous contribution to the mega motor racing event of the country, Fox Hill Supercross. The opening ceremony was begun by lightening the traditional oil lamp by the Commandant of the Military Academy, Diyatalawa as the Chief Guest. The occasion was attended by the Dy Commandant, all Wing Heads and other officers of the academy.
25th January 2020 13:07:52 Hours
Three weapon training simulators were established in the Ella camp of the SLMA for the purpose of giving actual field firing experience in a domesticated setting. This training facility was installed by the Directorate of IT in the Army as per a concept of the Commander of the Army. This will enable the officer cadets to gain a novel experience of firing small arms; firing from 25-100M ranges, rapid firing, moving targets, virtual enemy targets, with day and night firing capability, zeroing of small arms in a safe environment. The opening ceremony took place on 25th January which was attended by the Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran, the Dy Commandant, Wing Heads, senior officers and officers of the Academy.
22nd January 2020 19:37:05 Hours
Forty–five officer cadets from the Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee called on the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 22nd January 2020 along with nine officers as a part of their annual visit to sister service military establishments. Upon arrival they were warmly welcomed by the senior officer cadets of the Academy and briefed about the “Monument of Peace” and Parade ground.
06th January 2020 16:35:51 Hours
The 122nd Drill Instructor Course commenced on 06th January 2020 and the Opening Address was delivered by the Commandant of the Academy, Brigadier S K Eshwaran at the Sino-Lanka Friendship Auditorium. 148 NCOs representing various Regiments of the Army attended the opening ceremony and they will follow the comprehensive Drill Instructor course for the next three months.