Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

27th August 2019 11:52:12 Hours


The passing out of the Drill Instructor Course -120 was jubilantly held at the “Sino Lanka Friendship Auditorium” of the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 24th August 2019. Brigadier S K Eshwaran USP psc Hdmc, the Commandant of the Academy graced the event as the Chief Guest along with the Wing Heads, a cross section of SLMA officers and other ranks from all Wings. 132 NCOs representing Army and four from the Police Special Task Force, who successfully completed their drill instructor course, received Drill Instructor badges from the Chief Guest.

The “Silver Pace Stick” was awarded to Cpl Madushanka RAC 16 GR who became the First in Order of Merit and special plaques were presented to Cpl Jayarathna IRD 3 SLAMC and Cpl Gunarathna AMD 3 SLAC for scoring the highest aggregate in all theoretical subjects of the course.

The course-end Dinner Night was held at the Corporals’ Club with the participation of the Chief Guest, a section of the SLMA staff and newly passed out drill instructors.