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Dec 12, 2016, 10:35 ET United Launch Alliance Joins StellarXplorers as a Sponsor

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced United Launch Alliance (ULA) as the newest sponsor of its StellarXplorers STEM program. ULA is...


Oct 31, 2016, 15:51 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Program Registers 134 Teams to Compete in StellarXplorers National High School Space Competition

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that StellarXplorers, AFA's National High School Space Competition registered 132 teams in the...


Oct 13, 2016, 11:56 ET University of Maryland University College Renews Support of AFA's CyberPatriot

The Air Force Association today announced that the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) renewed its support for CyberPatriot, the...


Sep 27, 2016, 14:43 ET Riverside Research Continues Support of CyberPatriot as Cyber Gold Sponsor

 The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that Riverside Research, a not-for-profit, scientific-research institution committed to...


Aug 31, 2016, 17:08 ET AFA Announces 2016 National Teacher of the Year, Rolls-Royce Named Exclusive Program Sponsor

The Air Force Association announced Greg Ennis of James Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama, as the 2016 National Teacher of the Year (TOY)...


Aug 30, 2016, 15:06 ET AFA's CyberPatriot Elementary School Cyber Education Initiative (ESCEI) Now Mac/OS X Compatible

The Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot Program Office announced today launch of an updated version of its Elementary School Cyber Education...


Aug 22, 2016, 13:22 ET American Military University Becomes Newest CyberPatriot Sponsor

 The Air Force Association today announced American Military University (AMU) as the newest Cyber Silver sponsor of its flagship STEM program,...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:24 ET Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford to Deliver Keynote Addresses at AFA Air, Space & Cyber Conference

 The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense and Gen Joseph Dunford Jr., Chairman of the Joint...


Aug 02, 2016, 13:54 ET CyberPatriot Survey Results Released

 The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Office released today results of its second comprehensive assessment of  current...


Jul 25, 2016, 16:51 ET Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Hosts First-Ever AFA CyberCamps in Collaboration with AT&T

 The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program is hosting 83 AFA CyberCamps around the nation this summer, two of which will be hosted by...


Jun 02, 2016, 15:00 ET Air Force Association and Veteran Tickets Foundation Announce Partnership

 The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced a new partnership with Veteran Tickets Foundation, (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit that...


Jun 02, 2016, 06:00 ET AFA CyberCamps to be Hosted at 85 Locations Throughout the United States

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program closed registration for its AFA CyberCamp Summer 2016 with a record number of camps scheduled. AFA...


Jun 01, 2016, 06:00 ET CyberPatriot IX Registers 1,000 Teams in Record-Breaking Time

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that CyberPatriot, AFA's premier STEM education initiative, has reached 1,000 registered teams for...


Apr 28, 2016, 15:29 ET AFA's CyberPatriot Names Lee's Summit R-7 School District CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has announced Lee's Summit R-7 School District as its eighth CyberPatriot Center of...


Apr 14, 2016, 17:52 ET CyberPatriot Crowns National Champions of CyberPatriot VIII

 The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the winners of the CyberPatriot VIII National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.   In...


Mar 30, 2016, 06:00 ET Air Force Association Renames Premier Annual Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced a renaming of its keystone conference, now the "Air, Space & Cyber Conference." The event,...


Mar 17, 2016, 16:45 ET Registration Opens March 22 for CyberPatriot's AFA CyberCamps

 The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Office will open registration for the 2016 series of summer AFA CyberCamps on Tuesday, March...


Mar 15, 2016, 11:30 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Program Announces National Finalists

The Air Force Association today announced the ten National Finalist teams that will compete for the title of National Champion in its...


Mar 14, 2016, 15:16 ET AT&T Renews Support of AFA's Flagship STEM Program, CyberPatriot

 The Air Force Association today announced that long-time CyberPatriot supporter, AT&T, has renewed their support of the nationally...


Mar 07, 2016, 12:27 ET AFA's CyberPatriot Program Announces National Finalists to Vie for CyberPatriot VIII Title

The Air Force Association today announced the 28 National Finalist teams that will compete for the title of National Champions in the CyberPatriot...


Feb 18, 2016, 09:24 ET Hewlett Packard Enterprise Joins AFA's CyberPatriot Program as Newest Sponsor

The Air Force Association today announced Hewlett Packard Enterprise as the newest CyberPatriot Cyber Silver...


Feb 11, 2016, 12:41 ET Riverside Research Renews CyberPatriot Commitment, Supplies Grant to Expand Elementary School Cyber Education Initiative

 Riverside Research, a not-for-profit company chartered to advance scientific research in the public interest and in support of the United...


Jan 20, 2016, 06:00 ET Competition Underway for AFA's StellarXplorers

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that the 2015-2016 StellarXplorers National High School Space Challenge has closed registration...


Jan 19, 2016, 06:00 ET Norton Security Named Official Protection Software of Air Force Association's CyberPatriot

The Air Force Association today announced Symantec's Norton Security as the Official Protection Software of CyberPatriot. As part of its...


Oct 19, 2015, 14:00 ET CyberPatriot VIII Breaks All Records, Draws 3300 Teams for 2015-2016 National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

 The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that the 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition has registered 3,379...