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Graphic illustration of the Air Force Technical Applications Center’s STEM program.  AFTAC Airmen haul in annual STEM hardware
Six Airmen from the Air Force Technical Applications Center here earned Air Combat Command accolades for their accomplishments in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.The winners, all of whom are assigned to AFTAC’s Technology Coordination Office (TC), learned of their selection from AFTAC’s commander, Col. Steven M. Gorski,
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Airmen assigned to the Technical Support Squadron, Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., monitor seismic activity throughout the world in direct support of AFTAC’s nuclear treaty monitoring mission.  The center maintains a global network of nuclear event detection sensors called the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System – the largest sensor network in the U.S. Air Force.   (U.S. Air Force photo by William B. Belcher)

Persistent surveillance gives squadron its global purpose
Deep within the walls of a four story structure along Florida’s Space Coast sits a squadron of Airmen whose number one mission is to detect, identify and locate nuclear explosions anywhere in the world.The Technical Surveillance Squadron, a subordinate unit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center, operates 24/7/365 and provides persistent
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Ed Lee, program coordinator for historically black colleges, universities and minority-serving institutions, looks over classwork with Clayton Hovik, a 5th grader in Stephanie Lay’s science class at Endeavour Elementary School in Cocoa Fla., Sept. 7, 2016.  Lee visited the Title I facility to observe the partnership between the school and the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano)

Senior Pentagon leaders visit AFTAC’s community school
Senior officials from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) toured Endeavour Elementary School in Cocoa, Fla., Brevard County’s first and the State of Florida’s only elementary-level community school during their visit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center Sept. 7, 2016 for the center’s
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