Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

02nd March 2019 09:22:04 Hours


Thirty- three Officer Cadets of Direct Enlisted Officer Cadet Intake I – 2019 and Lady Officer Cadet Intake 16 (V) have joined the SLMA for their basic military training. The above DE intake comprising of 23 professionals from various fields such as medicine (2), engineering (12), and English language teaching (9) are ready to undergo their basic intensive military training for a period of four months. Meanwhile, the 10 Lady Officer Cadets who were enlisted to the Volunteer Force of the Sri Lanka Army upon their G.C.E (A/L) qualifications and other credentials commenced their one year long basic military training package.

The Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Brigadier Shantha Eshwaran addressed the newly enlisted Officer Cadets on 28th February 2019 in his customary Opening Address at the Col Fazly Laphir Auditorium and warmly welcomed them to the Academy while emphasizing upon the essentials of training such as discipline, leadership, integrity and the sheer commitment.

The Wing Heads, Course Officers of respective intakes and Company Commanders were present at the occasion.