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MG Ricky Waddell Discusses the Importance of Engineering and STEM Education to the the Army Reserve

​This weekend, Major General Ricky Waddell was in Orlando, FL, to speak to the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) at their 76th annual conference.

ITEEA is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design and educators. Their mission is to promote technological literacy for all by supporting the teaching of technology and engineering and promoting the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits. Speaking at the conference, MG Waddell reached the leading technology and engineering educators as well as influencial ITEEA members.
 
During his presentation, MG Waddell applauded the educators in the room and encouraged them to keep fostering excellence in technology and engineering. In addition, he underscored the importance of technology to the Army Reserve and tonational security, particularly with respect to high-tech skills training in the force.
 
"We need smart people, which is why we support STEM education and are always on the lookout for bright, STEM-trained young men and women." MG Waddell said.
 
In addition to highlighting the Army Reserve’s support to emerging missions at home and abroad, MG Waddell discussed the importance of total force readiness through a new Private Public Partnership launching this spring, which will focus on training and professional development.
 
For more of Maj. Gen. Waddell’s thoughts on the importance of engineering and STEM to the success of the Army Reserve, see his video message below.
 

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