Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

13th September 2018 06:59:04 Hours

PARENTS’ DAY OF INTAKE 87, 58 (V), LADY 16 & 15 (V)

The Parents’ Day of Intake 87, 58 (V), Lady 16 & 15 (V) was held on 21st July 2018 at the Sri Lanka Military Academy. During the event, parents and their family members witnessed a drill display which showcased talents and skills in foot and weapons drill, a demonstration on the battle confidence course to display the skills of negotiating obstacles and a physical training display to showcase the development of agility, flexibility, endurance, neuromuscular coordination - all performed by Cadets. The Parents’ Day is organized with the purpose of giving parents and their family members an opportunity to showcase their sons and daughters’ newly acquired talents and skills, talk to course officers and other instructors of the institute, and above all for them to see the infrastructure facilities available at the Academy.

Brigadier Priyantha Senaratne, the Commandant graced this occasion as the Chief Guest while all Wing Heads, Officer Instructors and Other Rank Instructors also attended the event.

During lunch at the Cadets’ Mess, parents expressed their utmost pleasure over the wonderful transformation their children had undergone at the Academy. Addressing the parents at the Auditorium, the Commandant paid the Academy’s gratitude and thanks to all the parents for bestowing their sons and daughters to the Army, which he considered as a sacrifice.