Direct Entry 01/2019 (RNF Tech & VNF) Intake officers fall out was conducted at NMA on 13th May 2020 with a charm ceremony due to current pandemic situation in the country. Direct Entry 01/2019 (RNF Tech & VNF ) Intake consisted with 19 Officers from different branches 01 Engineering, 02 Automobile Engineering, 03 Shipwright Engineering, 03 Information Technology, 01 Band and 09 Volunteer Branch (including 5 VNF lady officers).
Commandant Naval & Maritime Academy, Commodore PS Mahawithana has graced the event with the presence of Training Captain, Captain (H) Kosala Wijesooriya, Officer Training Officer and Divisional Officers of the Intake. Lt (IT) AE Sooriyapperumaarachchi was selected as the best Direct Entry Officer of the DIRECT ENTRY 01/2019 (RNF TECH & VNF) Intake.
Addressing the gathering, Commandant Naval & Maritime Academy stated that the Navy expect all the officers fall out today to maintain their discipline, integrity and assist the process of making the Navy a professional and competent organization, in order to safeguard the unity, territorial integrity and sovereignty of the motherland.