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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

September 04, 2015 20228

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 6863

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6186

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4042

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3371

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 20228

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12349

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 04, 2015 20228

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2228

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1155

One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 1067

Man Charged with Kidnapping 8-Year-Old Girl

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 964

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports – Sept. 3, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 907

TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling Green

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 878

TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle Project

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 870

Ministry Reaches People from Region to Honduras

by Focus on Hopkins County
September 03, 2015 844

Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant Another…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 694

Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about Head Start

by SurfKY News