Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Continuing partnership for education

Released by 307th Bomb Wing Public Affairs:

2/1/2011 - 1st Lt. Taylor G. Petty, student pilot, 47th Fighter Squadron, explains the camera capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress to a group of 5th graders from Mooringsport Elementary School during a tour of an A-10 Thunderbolt II static display at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 28, 2011. The Mooringsport students are attending STARBASE Louisiana, at Barksdale, one of 60 national STARBASE sites. It is sponsored by the 307th Bomb Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command. The program presents an exciting 25-hour hands on/minds on aviation and aerospace curriculum to area 5th grade students and their teachers. The DoD program is committed to addressing the critical needs in STEM education - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics - STARBASE Louisiana introduces its students to exciting STEM education topics, inspiring these young minds to further explore these topics in future course work. Mooringsport Elementary is part of the Caddo Parish School System. (U.S. Air Force photo by Betty Stephens) Hi-res


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