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  • Using robots to build better kids

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Engineering, innovation and the ability to overcome challenges were just some of the skills learned by a recent winning FIRST Tech Challenge middle school team mentored by an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center engineer at the FIRST Championship event,

  • Over 60 jobs offers since Hill AFB hiring event

    Nearly 60 job offers have been made since Hill Air Force Base held a hiring event in March. The event held at the base’s museum focused on hiring civilian scientists and engineers. Nearly 40 programs conducted more than 600 interviews from the hiring pool of journeyman candidates and about to

  • STEM Onsite Career Day focuses on internships, opportunities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Making informative, stimulating and lasting impressions on local college students who are considering internship and employment opportunities was the motivation behind the Affirmative Employment Programs’ STEM Onsite Career Day on April 18. The STEM Onsite

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hill showcases STEM job opportunities

    Future Air Force scientists and engineers visited Hill recently during a Science & Engineering Palace Acquire Operational Training Assignment, which involved a base tour and briefings on Hill’s science and engineering workplaces Sept. 17-22.

  • Air Force working to break the 'STEM mold'

    In 1976, esteemed historian and author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote a book entitled, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.” The premise of her work was to shine a light on famous women throughout history who challenged the way things were done. While the title may seem to be a modern-day rallying