octcs building 2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/12/14) — This fall OCTC is offering a new course focusing on military science.

The MIL 101, Military Mountaineering and Leadership will be taught by Master Sergeant Micky Wells. The courses at OCTC will work in conjunction with the curriculum offered at Western Kentucky University's military science offerings.

"We are excited about offering this course to OCTC students. The course will focus on goal-setting, physical fitness planning, stress and time management" said Master Sergeant Wells, ROTC representative. "In addition, cadets will receive an overview of Army Ownership and leadership skills needed to succeed in any chosen career," stated Wells.

OCTC president, Dr. Jim Klauber commented, "Being retired from the National Guard, I can speak first-hand to how much those experiences have influenced me. It is great that we have this as an additional option for our students. It is a perfect way for students to get a taste of that environment before making a decision to enlist."

Along with these skills, special attention will be given to the opportunities afforded to a student interested in earning a commission in the United States Army, Army Reserves or Kentucky National Guard.

Students interested in taking this course MIL 101, please contact Master Sgt. Wells at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (270) 686.3792.

About OCTC

Owensboro Community & Technical College is one of the 16 colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. OCTC serves the western Kentucky region counties of Daviess, Ohio, Hancock and McLean.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Bernie Hale

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16

In Other News...

CSX to Block Additional Rail Crossings in Webster County Starting Tuesday

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — CSX Railroad has two track rehabilitation crews working in the Henderson and Webster… Read More

Webster County Traffic Advisory

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5896

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5425

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5181

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5117

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4281

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4120

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13813

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11626

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 3073

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2057

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 1780

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 1507

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1318

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1210

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 1021

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 891

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 782

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 716

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin