What DoD Leadership Are Saying

In the past year, the DoD STARBASE staff has exceeded the required 28 weeks of instruction and provided 35 weeks that reached more than 730 students.
Major General Timothy P. Williams,
The Adjutant General of Virginia
Students receive instruction in communication, problem solving, decision making and career goal setting, all of which are essential skills for future success.
Lieutenant General James Jackson,
Chief of Air Force Reserve
STARBASE provides parents an opportunity to see their children develop and thrive, watching ideas take root and flourish.
Colonel Cassie Barlow,
Commander 88th Air Base Wing
Through the DoD STARBASE program, our local youth experience awareness of critical skills needed for the progression of scientific discovery, technology, and innovation.
Major General Glenn Curtis,
The Adjutant General of Louisiana
By leveraging its national infrastructure and engaging its highly-skilled military personnel with our national treasure–our youth, DoD STARBASE exposes children to exciting real-world applications of science and math.
Major General Donald P Dunbar,
The Adjutant General at Wisconsin ANG
Fiscal Year 2012 was a year of moving forward for the DoD STARBASE Program. This valued and relevant DoD outreach program is helping to build and enlarge a diverse pool of potential innovative workers needed to support the DoD workforce consisting of civilian and military personnel.
Richard O. Wightman, Jr.,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
I’ve always been associated with aviation and it is truly a privilege to continue that association through STARBASE.
Brig. Gen. Brod Veillon (Ret),
Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Director of Education Programs, Louisiana National Guard
By opening young minds through this tremendous educational program, our nation will no doubt make great strides in the years to come. My experience with this program has been extremely positive, and I am encouraged by the enthusiasm I see.
Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr. (Ret),
Chief of Air Force Reserve
DoD STARBASE is the exact kind of hands on engineering program that we need today to build that next generation of leaders.
Rear Admiral Thomas Moore,
USN, Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers
The DoD STARBASE is an effective outreach and integrated educational program that continues to enhance the interest of learning STEM among our nation’s youth.
David L. McGinnis,
Former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs