American Military University Backs CyberPatriot

American Military University (AMU) has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.

"CyberPatriot, the nation's largest and fastest growing youth cyber education program, is the Air Force Association's flagship STEM initiative dedicated to strengthening cyber skills among American youth and exciting students toward careers in STEM," according to a news release.

The program is designed to encourage students to pursue education and careers in cybersecurity and other STEM disciplines through a national competition, camps and an education initiative.

"We're proud to partner with the Air Force Association to support the success of the CyberPatriot program," said John Aldrich, vice president of military, veterans & educational partnerships for American Public University System, in a prepared statement. "Our organizations share a commitment to providing a robust educational experience grounded in practical, real-world applications to help ensure that students are best equipped for career success."

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