AFCEA International Chapter News

Communications Training Center Briefing

Master Sgt. Paul McMichael, USMC, staff non-commissioned officer in charge, Communications Training Center 1 (CTC-1), 1 Marine Expeditionary Force, spoke to the chapter in March on the mission, organizational structure and capabilities of Marine Corps CTCs. The CTC was created to provide communications training to regional commands, including Marine Corps Reserve units, to bridge the gap between entry- and career-level communications training courses. Master Sgt. McMichael described the relationship of the CTC between the Marine Corps Training Command, which is responsible for curriculum development, and the three active Marine Expeditionary Forces, which are the primary customers of each CTC. He also noted CTC efforts to enable students to obtain certification as Cisco Certified Network Associates and in Network+, IT Essentials I & II and Security+. Chapter members discussed upcoming the upcoming 2008 Science Teaching Tools Awards, along with plans to award $1,000 student scholarships to a graduating senior from each of the 11 local high schools.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Beverly Schaeffer

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