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  • AFRL employees receive Great Minds in STEM Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Research Laboratory has winners in the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Great Minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Heroes Award for 2019.GMiS is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping America technologically strong by promoting STEM careers,
  • Wright-Patt joins in First Four tournament activities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The NCAA First Four Division I Men’s Basketball tournament at the University of Dayton Arena March 19-20 marked the 19th consecutive year that the road to the final four has started in Dayton, Ohio. The Big Hoopla ticket program donated approximately 3,000 tickets to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Airmen and
  • AFRL branch builds a LEGACY in mentoring

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of scientists and engineers within the Air Force Research Laboratory has emerged as a champion of student mentoring, recently earning the LEGACY Mentor of the Year award.The AFRL LEGACY office presented the honor to the Materials Integrity Branch of the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at
  • Wright-Patterson AFB to support FIRST® Robotics Competition Miami Valley Regional

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach Office will support the FIRST® Robotics Competition’s Miami Valley Regional at the Ervin J. Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University March 7-9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The event is free and open to the public.Teams will register and
  • Annual LEGO competition hones students' STEM skills

    Approximately 60 teams from across the state competed in the FIRST LEGO League Ohio Championship held at the Wright State University’s Ervin J. Nutter Center Feb. 3.  The annual event, sponsored by the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach Office, brought together 9-to 14-year-old students, who demonstrated their engineering and
  • Wright-Patterson AFB to sponsor FIRST® LEGO® League Ohio Championship

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach Office will sponsor the FIRST® LEGO® League Ohio Championship Tournament at the Ervin J. Nutter Center, on the campus of Wright State University, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.The annual event will bring together teams of some of Ohio’s brightest 9 to
  • Put STEM toys on the shopping list to entertain, inspire

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From programmable drones and growing crystals to coding robots kids build themselves, toys based on science, technology, engineering and math are expected to grow globally close to 10 percent in the next few years, according to a report by Technavio. Besides making fun holiday gifts this year, STEM toys can
  • 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck launches fun in the name of science

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cold temps and cloudy skies couldn’t keep guests from enjoying the loud karang of trebuchets launching their loads, and the subsequent satisfying thump of pumpkins returning to Earth at Wright-Patterson’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck in support of Air Force science, technology, engineering and math Nov. 2. “It
  • Gourds to fly above Wright-Patt at 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck Nov. 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Teams and individuals are scheduled to launch a hundred pumpkins, thousands of feet at the 14th Annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck slated for the grounds behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Entry to the event is free and open to all base personnel and
  • Home Grown Talent

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- To an ever-evolving Air Force, young talent in STEM careers is crucial. It keeps research on the cutting edge. But with more than half of American students struggling to meet basic skill requirements in STEM education, where can this talent be found?Dann Andrews, Education Outreach Office director, knows
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