Homs Military Academy

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Homs Military Academy
Established 1933
Type Military academy
Location Homs, Homs Governorate, Syria

Homs Military Academy is a military educational and training institution located in Homs, Syria.

Homs Military Academy was founded in 1933 by France during the French Mandate of Syria and Lebanon. It is the oldest and largest service institution. At first, it was primarily an academy for infantry officers, while graduates that would select the other services went on to additional specialized training at other army-operated specialist schools. Some graduates would be often elected for a military academy in the Soviet Union.

Notable alumni[edit]

Coordinates: 34°45′25″N 36°40′55″E / 34.75694°N 36.68194°E / 34.75694; 36.68194