the Department of Defense-sponsored 501(c)3 that supports STEM education in grades 5-9, has named Walter O'Brien,

founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services,

to its board of advisors.

O'Brien will begin his advisory role in October 2017. STARBASE's advisory board member, Walter O'Brien, has been featured for his passion for computer coding on the Scorpion, the CBS television series inspired by O'Brien's life as a computer genius.

Walter O'Brien is the founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, Inc., and CEO of Scorpion Studios.

Thank you to STARBASE Indiana Sponsors

Why starbase?

DoD STARBASE offers a positive, proven approach to engendering excitement and interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).


1.0 STEM Graduates

Summer Campers

2.o Program Participants

Awesome locations

STARBASE Indiana is a premier educational program, sponsored by the Department of Defense. At STARBASE Indiana students participate in challenging "hands-on, minds-on" activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Students interact with STEM professionals to explore careers and observe STEM applications in the real world. The program encourages students to set goals and achieve them.

                     fort wayne

Located at the 122nd Fighter Wing Air National Guard Base in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Programs seek to engage students through the inquiry-based curriculum with its "hands-on, mind-on" experiential activities.

Link to Fort Wayne


Located at the Indiana National Guard Headquarters-Stout Field in Indianapolis, Indiana. Going after the goal to motivate students to explore STEM as they continue their education.

Link to Indianapolis

                      South Bend

Located at the South Bend National Guard Armory in South Bend, Indiana. Teaching our teamwork mentality as students work together to explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate concepts.

Link to South Bend


"I think my favorite part of STARBASE is learning about all the chemical and physical changes; and doing all the experiments." -

Melissa, 1.0 STARBASE


122nd Fighter Wing

Stout Field

South Bend Armory


Your financial contributions help sustain this great educational program!

      Donations can be made to STARBASE Indiana Inc., a non-profit

        organization. Call our offices at 260-478-3712 or link to donate:

Mission Statement: To expose our nation’s youth to the technological environments and positive civilian and military role models found on Active, Guard, and Reserve military bases and installations, nurture a winning network of collaborators, and build mutual loyalty within our communities, by providing 25 hours of exemplary hands-on instruction and activities that meet or exceed the National Standards.

Have any questions? Email any of our locations for details:

Fort Wayne  (260) 478-3712

Indianapolis (317) 247-3502

South Bend (317) 247-3300 ext. 88834

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