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Community Connections
 

FIRST/STEM Programs

OTC supports science and engineering mentorship programs FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).


OTC employees volunteer at STEM event
Students compete in Central Texas robotics qualifier
Shoemaker HS battles for national robotics honors
Engineers provide technology for Shoemaker robotics team

Civic Leaders' Day

OTC invites area business and political leaders to demonstrate to them the latest innovations being tested for the Warfighter.


 

OTC demonstrations impress, educate community members
Civic leaders get close-up look at war hardware
Fort Hood unit demonstrates new equipment
OTC promotes new equipment for soldiers in combat

Student Programs

OTC supports programs that enable college students to gain hands-on experience at OTC while earning their degrees.



 

OTC interns gain valuable insight with cross training
Two graduating students to join OTC full-time through SCEP
OTC hires two SCEP students
OTC VOLUNTEERISM

Over 16,000 hours logged last year!

 
 
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

Chamber treats Operational Test
      Command to dinner

OTC supports community partner at
      Florence festival

OTC, Florence becomes partners

Florence-OTC proclamation

 
 
SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP/MENTORING

Students learn about test command jobs

ITED officers mentor Fort Bliss youth

OTC leaders tell kids to 'accept
      responsibility'

OTC, Rancier Middle School enjoy new
      partnership

 
 
MAKING A DIFFERENCE

OTC Volunteers give back to Special
      Olympics Texas, use paint


OTC 'makes a difference' for Backpack
      Buddies program in Killeen

OTC makes a difference in the lives of
      local children

Area volunteers reach out to local
      children, schools

 
 
SUPPORTING THE ARTS

OTC CG serves as celebrity guest in 'The Nutcracker'

OTC colonel debuts as Mother Ginger

OTC's Crawford a hit at Austin ballet

 
 
CENTRAL TEXAS WOMEN IN BUSINESS EXPO

Women in Business Expo inspire

Maj. Ann Marie LaRoque thinks about
      next part of life

 
 
Killeen Business/Technology SHOWCASE

OTC showcases technology used for
operational testing.

 
 
COPPERAS COVE H.S. GIFTED PROGRAM

OTC employs this technology and engineering mentorship program to support students’ university and college applications.