NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Congresswoman Yvette Herrel is calling for expanding a national STEM program. Starbase is a program sponsored by the Department of Defense. Fifth-grade students participate in army and air force base science, technology, engineering, and math camps.

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Herrell penned a letter to the department of defense saying Holloman would be an ideal location. She says this would help students in an underserved area.