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Oct 31, 2017, 13:00 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Challenge Registers 180 Teams for Upcoming Competition Season

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that its StellarXplorers Program, the National High School Space Competition, registered 180 teams...


Sep 06, 2017, 13:35 ET AFA to Honor 50th Anniversary of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Position at 2017 Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that it will be honoring the 50th anniversary of the creation of the office of Chief Master...


Aug 23, 2017, 15:37 ET Admiral Rogers and General Hayden to Speak at AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that Admiral Michael S. Rogers and General Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) will be featured on its...


Jun 28, 2017, 14:30 ET Secretary Mattis to Deliver Keynote at AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that the Secretary of Defense, The Honorable Jim Mattis, will deliver a keynote speech at AFA's...


Apr 10, 2017, 11:00 ET AFA Announces StellarXplorers III National Champions

The Air Force Association today announced the National Champions of StellarXplorers III, the National High School Space Challenge, held in...


Mar 06, 2017, 16:15 ET StellarXplorers National Finalists Announced

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the National Finalist teams invited to the StellarXplorers III National Finals, April 5-9, 2017....


Feb 16, 2017, 14:00 ET CyberPatriot IX National Finalists Announced

The Air Force Association today announced the 28 National Finalist teams that will compete at the CyberPatriot IX National Finals Competition in...


Feb 08, 2017, 13:00 ET TWU Partners with CyberPatriot for Fourth Straight Year

The Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program has announced that Texas Women's University (TWU) will be hosting its fourth consecutive...


Jan 23, 2017, 14:00 ET CyberPatriot Announces 2017 CyberCamp Program

The Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program will be hosting its third round of CyberCamps throughout the United States this summer....


Jan 23, 2017, 14:00 ET Leidos Continues Support of CyberPatriot as Cyber Silver Sponsor

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that Leidos, Inc. will be continuing their support of AFA's CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Silver...


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...