KUWAIT: The Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences announced that it will grant priority for immediate admission to the deputy officer course for applicants who were not lucky in the draw for the program dedicated to officers with a university degree. The announcement came following orders from First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
The academy held the draw on April 4, in two sessions: a morning session for science majors and an evening session for literary majors. The course is meant to encourage Kuwaiti youth to enroll in the military and support the security department of the Ministry of Interior with needed personnel. The academy accepted 300 students out of 3,728 applicants, with an extra 100 students on reserve. Anyone looking to join the year-long deputy officer course should review the Registration and Admission Department at Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences, starting Sunday until Thursday, between 10am and 2pm.
In related news, First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah instructed to grant priority and immediate admission to the non-commissioned officer course and to grant the rank of first sergeant, in addition to two bonuses for those who were not lucky in the lottery for the 23rd batch of university officers.
The office of the chief of general staff at the Kuwaiti Armed Forces said in a statement Saturday that those wishing to join the course must review the Public Authority for Manpower and Administrative (Building No. 1 – Mubarakiya Camps) starting Sunday until Thursday, between 10am and 2pm. – KUNA