NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Fuel Department personnel hosted Yokosuka Middle School students during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event held aboard Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Hakozaki on the island of Azuma located within Tokyo Bay Apr. 3.
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Katori Yasukuki (left), Supervisory Physical Science Technician for NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka’s Fuel Department (Code 700) conducts fuel testing at the Class A laboratory aboard Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Hakozaki on the island of Azuma located within Tokyo Bay Apr. 3. Yasukuki and Sato Takashi (right), Physical Science Technician, helped conduct a tour for Yokosuka Middle School students as part of the Navy’s STEM program.
The Navy’s STEM program encourages students to discover academic pursuits and career opportunities in the science and technology fields and allows students to explore the latest STEM technologies used in the Navy.
The NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka fuel department chemists and technicians demonstrated to the students how the various laboratory equipment operates and how it helps support the NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka mission of supporting the fleet’s fuel needs.
American Forces Network (AFN) was on hand to highlight and record the day’s events for the students, teachers, Navy and larger DoD audience who will be watching their news coverage worldwide.
By Sky M. Laron, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Director of Corporate Communications