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DOD STARBASE Education Program

Benefit overview

DOD STARBASE is a premier educational program that is sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. At DOD STARBASE, students participate in challenging activities in science, technology, engineering and math. They get to interact with military personnel to explore careers and observe STEM applications in the real world.

What’s the goal?

Their primary focus is the program for fifth graders. The goal is to motivate them to explore STEM opportunities as they continue their education. The academies serve students who are historically underrepresented.

How to Access the Website

Explore the DOD STARBASE website to learn more about the programs and opportunities offered for children.


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