BJU Professor Participates in Marine Officer Training Workshop at Quantico

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Dr. Mike Wilkie, who serves on the Criminal Justice faculty at Bob Jones University, recently observed and participated in Marine Officer training hosted by the Marine Corps Recruiting Command in Quantico, Va. June 24 – 28.

Wilkie attended the MCRC Educators’ and Key Leaders’ Workshop, which highlights the education and training men and women undergo to become Marine Officers capable of leading Marines in combat.

Participants in the workshop learned combat leadership skills while practicing patrolling with lieutenants; viewed a Sunset Parade at the Marine War Memorial in Washington, D.C.; toured Marine Helicopter Squadron 1 (HMX-1), the president’s squadron, and participated in training at the Officer Candidates School, among other events.