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  • Project Arc team works to make technical Airmen more operationally relevant

    Science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, career fields are part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, commanders’ intent to lead, discover, develop and deliver science, technology and innovation for warfighters. And with the recent report on a Line of Effort 3.6 showing low

  • AFRL STEM unit receives DOD STARBASE’s highest level award

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Department of Defense STARBASE NM program, managed through the AFRL STEM Academy, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, received accolades and certification to the highest level, for its work with fifth graders in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • AFRL team works to boost number of advanced STEM degrees

    Between 2019-2021, AFRL led the implementation of the Air Forces Science and Technology Strategy, or S&T, 2030. A recent report on a Line of Effort, or LoE, 3.6 of this implementation was recently released: Build a Pipeline of Technology Proficient Military Airmen and Guardians. The data, which

  • AFRL Sensors Directorate hosts Air Camp students

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Sensors Directorate staff recently hosted 44 Air Camp students to tour their facility and learn about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers within AFRL.

  • AFRL partners with New Mexico Army National Guard in STEM aviation event

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - The Air Force Research Laboratory New Mexico STEM Academy located on Kirtland AFB recently gave incoming fifth and sixth graders an opportunity to expand their career knowledge by participating in a summer program called DOD STARBASE STEM Camp.

  • DAF seeking science research partnerships with HBCUs

    DAF is working with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to create the first University Affiliated Research Center led by a Historically Black College or University.

  • Full Throttle STEM returns, expands to Air Force Museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) — The Full Throttle STEM events May 10, 2022, at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, and May 12, 2022, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, proved to be successful this year after two years without, due to the pandemic. The Air Force

  • AFRL STEM Academy returns to in-person annual Mission to Mars event

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, STEM Academy held its 28th annual Mission to Mars Link-up Day April 19, 2022, at the Albuquerque Convention Center. It was an especially exciting occasion since the events in 2020 and 2021 were held as virtual gatherings only, due to coronavirus

  • Air Force Research Lab working to develop future workforce

    Ensuring a steady supply of technical and scientific expertise for American industry and innovation has been a national priority since about 1957 when the Soviet Union launched its first Sputnik. Today, however, with the increasingly rapid pace of high technology, the need to attract young people to

  • Student internship program celebrates 20th year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO (AFRL) – Sixty interns from 31 high schools nationwide recently completed the Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program despite the continued challenges posed by COVID-19. The summer internship, now it is 20th year, offers research opportunities and paid work