Panel addresses college credits for military training

The Army University Total Force Integration Division and the Kansas Army National Guard supported a Kansas Board of Regents Credit for Military Learning Construction Focused Faculty Panel course and occupational review on April 4.

More than 15 community and technical colleges, and Wichita State University faculty and staff were presented Programs of Instruction by Army and Air Force personnel encompassing all three 12 series Military Occupation Specialties. Interior electrician Soldiers from all components of the U.S. Army attend the U.S. Army Engineer School Interior Electrician Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Soldiers studying plumbing attend AIT at the Air Forces Water and Fuel Distribution Maintenance Apprentice course. Soldiers who work in carpentry/masonry attend the U.S. Navy carpentry/masonry course.

Army University worked with the U.S. Army Engineer School, the Air Force, and the Navy to obtain and release the Programs of Instruction for this KBOR faculty panel. Attendees included Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, Kansas adjutant general; and Delia Garcia, acting secretary, Kansas Department of Labor.

The colleges conducted the faculty panel course and occupational review and will submit articulation agreements to KBOR for inclusion on the Credit for Military Alignment website https://www.kansasregents.org/students/military/credit-for-military-alignment, which currently has more than 133 credit for military learning agreements providing service members and veterans with clear academic credit for their military training and education.