Air Force Launches LEGACY Program here at WPAFB--Apply before 16 Apr 17

Wright-Patterson's Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is introducing a new student program called LEGACY. This program is dedicated to everyday students who want to change their environment by earning an opportunity to build their LEGACY in the Air Force.  This program hopes to increase STEM interests, awareness and job opportunities for a wide range of students within our community.  LEGACY is designed for students from sixth grade to completion of their bachelor's degree. There are three phases of LEGACY: Craftsman, Junior Apprentice and Apprentice.  Details on this summer's LEGACY program and application process can be found at:


What is the Regional STEM Collaborative?

The industry driven 14 county Collaborative in Western Ohio working with business, government, education, and the community to build a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) workforce aligned with current and future workforce demands.


Increase Ohio's diverse STEM Workforce; more students studying and entering STEM careers.


Business, industry, Air Force, local government, economic development professionals, universities, community colleges, traditional and non-traditional K-12 educators and organizations who care about the future of the region, state,  and the country.





To strategically and systematically build a collaborative network to grow a robust regional STEM workforce.

Strategic Focus Areas:

Teachers -- Students -- RSC Growth -- Communication and Government Relations


To be a National model of Excellence for STEM Collaboration between industry, business, government, K-20 education, and the community.

Geographic Area in Western Ohio

  • Auglaize 
  • Butler
  • Champaign
  • Clark
  • Clinton
  • Darke
  • Fayette
  • Greene
  • Mercer
  • Miami
  • Montgomery
  • Preble
  • Shelby, and
  • Warren Counties