NEWS

  • Air Force commander awarded Military Service Award at BEYA 2020

    Founded in 2006, the Stars and Stripes dinner is a key event during the three-day Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Global, Competitiveness conference. As one of the nation’s largest gatherings of top military and civilian federal government leaders,

  • STEAM day fuels, inspires thousands

    MacDill Air Force Base opened its hangar doors for more than 2,300 students for the second annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day, March 8, 2019.

  • X-STEM at Travis event inspires region’s students

    The scene of a middle school science fair is universal. A packed auditorium, teachers shuffling from project to project busily writing notes on a clipboard and the ever-present smell of vinegar from a volcano project that used way too much baking soda. Something they don’t usually have? A C-17

  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas’ largest STEM Fest

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted Arkansas’ largest STEM festival in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show, with field trip day Oct. 26 that drew more than 20,000 attendees, over 13,000 of whom were students.

  • Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show comes to Little Rock AFB

    Thousands of spectators gather around a line of four C-130 Hercules representing the units that make up the Home of Combat Airlift at show center of the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show to stare in awe as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar overhead Oct. 27-28.

  • National robot rodeo at JB Charleston promotes STEM and safety

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C.—Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal coordinated and hosted the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13-17, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The ENRR, which was hosted here for the first time, showcased revolutionary robotics

  • MacDill flies classroom for ROTC, USAFA cadets

    Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets flew aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Air Force as part of a flying classroom June 14, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

  • Space and STEM showcased at JBC Air and Space Expo

    Since the 1957 launch of Sputnik, a Russian satellite, Americans have been challenged to step up and become leaders in science, technology, engineering and math -- collectively known as STEM. Air Mobility Command partners with local and public schools to enhance education through STEM

  • AMC civic leaders STEAM into MacDill

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Air Mobility Command hosted more than 30 members of its Civic Leader Program during a visit to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 11 to 13. The visit focused on the impact of the mobility enterprise mission and promoting the goals of the ongoing Science,

  • MacDill hosts largest STEAM Day

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Team MacDill welcomed students and local partners during the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, March 21, 2018.