Why Lockheed Martin needs 1,000 more engineers in Texas

Lockheed Martin aims to hire 1,000 more engineers and other high-tech workers in North Texas. But that could be a challenge in a region where critics say there aren't enough people trained in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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Lockheed Martin aims to hire 1,000 more engineers and other high-tech workers in North Texas. But that could be a challenge in a region where critics say there aren't enough people trained in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Gordon Dickson joined the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1997. He is passionate about hard news reporting, and his beats include transportation, growth, urban planning, aviation, real estate, jobs, business trends. He is originally from El Paso, and loves food, soccer and long drives.