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NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Supports STEM Career Conference

10/02/13

SECNAV Ray Mabus and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel meet with students during a STEM event at Michele Clark High School.
130912-N-PM781-009 CHICAGO (Sept. 12, 2013) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel meet with students during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) event at Michele Clark High School. During the visit to the school Mabus and Emanuel also took part in a round table discussion with students and reinforced the importance of STEM education to the future of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Arif Patani/Released)

By Tom Kreidel, NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic PAO

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Military personnel from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic visited Corporate Landing Middle School in Virginia Beach Sept. 27 to give presentations as part of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Career Conference for children at the school.

Lt. Jessie Wright, Lt. Ross McCaskill, Lt. j.g. Nick Hanford, Ens. Amanda Caffee and Engineering Aide Second Class William Anderson visited the school, teaching students how surveying equipment, such as a transit, measuring tape, a surveying rod and levels, are used for construction projects, and discussed science and technology in golf.

"I really enjoyed being able to reach out to the local community and pass along some of the knowledge I gained from my undergraduate surveying class and what I learned in Civil Engineering Corps Officer School," said Hanford.

Wright said the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic group did presentations throughout the day for four different classes. The training was hands on, with students having the opportunity to use the equipment in a series of exercises.

"It was great, the kids were really engaged and asked many interesting questions," he added.

 

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