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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE|
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About Scott AFB
Scott Air Force Base is a global mobility and transportation hub for the Department of Defense. The base is home to several command and control elements that represent logistics for the United States military in air, over land and across the sea in a true joint environment that brings together the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard members--active duty, Guard and Reserve! Team Scott partners are collectively responsible not only for managing the global mobility missions around the world, but also aeromedical evacuation, senior leader airlift and aerial refueling capabilities for the Air Force and DoD.
Scott AFB is home to some of the nation's most important organizations--including U.S. Transportation Command, Air Mobility Command, the 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), and Air Force Network Integration Center, which are just a few of the 30 partner units stationed here. It's also one of four bases in the Air Force to host both a Reserve unit, the 932nd Airlift Wing, and an Air National Guard unit, the 126th Air Refueling Wing.
375th Air Mobility Wing
The 375th Air Mobility Wing is the installation's host wing. It is made up of four groups--the 375th Operations; Mission Support; Medical and Communications Groups--as well as 14 staff agencies.
The mission of the 375th AMW is to provide mission-ready Airmen and capabilities to enable rapid global mobility.
The vision of the 375th AMW is to be the Air Force's premier mission execution and support platform.
We will be the role model for streamlined operations, mission and community partnerships, innovative and cost-effective capabilities, and superior customer service; powered by professional Airmen and a culture of integrity,
375th Operations Group - The 375th Operations Group is comprised of three airlift squadrons, an air refueling squadron, an operations support squadron, an aeromedical evacuation squadron which extends over three operating locations, and a combat flight inspection Detachment. It executes all three of Air Mobility Command's core capabilities (airlift, air refueling, and aeromedical evacuation) by providing operational support airlift with C-21A aircraft at three U.S. and one deployed location; DV special airlift missions via an association with Air Force Reserve Command's 932nd Airlift Wing; global air refueling support via an association with the Air National Guard's 126th Air Refueling Wing; and operates aeromedical evacuation systems on seven air mobility platforms for inter/intra-theater casualty movement.
Additionally, the group develops emerging technology procedures for integration into U.S. Air Force flight operations and conducts worldwide combat flight inspections on Federal Aviation Administration-owned aircraft. Finally, the group has responsibility for C/NC-21A aircraft maintenance, operations support for deployment of combat-ready aircrews and aircraft worldwide, and all airfield operations and management, including air traffic control of the joint-use Scott AFB/Mid America Airport called home by three flying wings.
375th Mission Support Group - The 375th Mission Support Group provides base-level support to all organizations assigned to Scott. The units that belong to the group provide a variety of services to the base community. The group is composed of five squadrons: the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron, the 375th Force Support Squadron, the 375th Security Forces Squadron, the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron, and the 375th Contracting Squadron.
375th Medical Group - The 375th Medical Group supports the 375th Air Mobility Wing in the global reach mission by providing, expanding, and deploying medical capability for contingency taskings. The medical group trains 60 personnel annually through four specialty training programs and sustains the readiness skills of more than 850 active duty and Air Reserve Component personnel. In addition to the medical group's readiness mission, it provides health services for more than 60,000 beneficiaries of the Team Scott community and the surrounding areas, as well as 1,500 aeromedical patients. The medical group is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, American Dental Association, and College of American Pathologists and has affiliations with the American Hospital Association, and American Medical Association. The group is comprised of four squadrons: the 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, the 375th Medical Operations Squadron, the 375th Medical Support Squadron, and the 375th Dental Squadron.
375th Communications Group - The 375th Communications Group enables combat power for the 375th Air Mobility Wing in its global reach mission by providing command, control, communications and computer support to DoD, TRANSCOM, AMC, 18th Air Force, SDDC, AFNIC, three flying wings, 31 tenant units and direct support to the 618th Air and Space Operations Center's global mission. The group consists of two squadrons and a direct-reporting flight with more than 600 military and civilian personnel who help direct, control and enhance the command and control capabilities for Scott AFB. The two squadrons are 375th Communications Squadron and 375th Communications Support Squadron and the Plans and Resources Flight is the direct reporting flight.
375th Staff Agencies - The wing staff agencies are the historian, protocol, public affairs, inspector general, command post, legal office, safety, comptroller, equal opportunity, sexual assault prevention and response officer, the Inspector General, chapel, and the AFSO21 office. These agencies provide trusted counsel to the installation commander.
The 375th Air Mobility Wing hosts some of the nation's most important organizations - including U.S. Transportation Command, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Air Mobility Command, 18th Air Force, the Air Force Network Integration Center, Defense Systems Information Agency, the Air Force Reserve's 932 Airlift Wing, and the Air National Guard's 126th Air Refueling Wing.
U.S. Transportation Command - United States Transportation Command is responsible for creating and implementing world-class global logistics solutions in support of the President, Secretary of Defense and combatant commander assigned missions. TRANSCOM, one of 10 combatant commands, provides common-user and commercial air, land and sea transportation; terminal management; and aerial refueling to support the global deployment, employment, sustainment and redeployment of U.S. forces. TRANSCOM serves as the Distribution Process Owner and Mobility Joint Force Provider and provides Department of Defense global patient movement.
Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's (SDDC) mission is to provide global surface deployment and distribution services to meet the nation's objectives. SDDC executes command and control of all global surface movement of DoD equipment, cargo, vehicles, and household goods, and operates 24 worldwide seaports. SDDC achieves success in deploying and sustaining more than 90 percent of the DoD's equipment and supplies by leveraging the capability of commercial industry and other military services.
Air Mobility Command - Air Mobility Command's (AMC) mission is to provide global air mobility ... right effects, right place, right time. The command also plays a crucial role in providing humanitarian support at home and around the world. AMC Airmen--active duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and civilians--provide airlift and aerial refueling for all of America's armed forces. Many special duty and operational support aircraft and stateside aeromedical evacuation missions are also assigned to AMC.
18th Air Force - The 18th Air Force is charged with tasking and executing all air mobility missions. As part of its warfighting role, the 18th Air Force commands assigned forces, presents air mobility forces (airlift and air refueling) and supports forces to the combatant commanders through USTC. The 18th Air Force commander acts as the Air Force's Transportation commander and Joint Force Air Component commander when so designated. The 618th Air and Space Operations Center, also located at Scott, functions as the hub for planning and directing tanker and transport aircraft operations worldwide. Created to centralize command-and-control responsibilities, the 618th AOC plans, schedules and tracks tanker, airlift and aeromedical evacuation airlift worldwide to efficiently and effectively accomplish AMC's Global Reach mission. The 618th AOC reports to 18th Air Force.
Air Force Network Integration Center - The Air Force Network Integration Center (AFNIC), located at Scott AFB, Ill., is a direct reporting unit to Air Force Space Command. As the leader in shaping, provisioning, sustaining, and integrating the AF enterprise network, AFNIC enables assured cyberspace capabilities for the Air Force. AFNIC has a shared responsibility to evolve the Air Force Network (AFNet) into a single integrated network environment with seamless, integrated systems, applications, and capabilities. AFNIC further helps ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical information for the warfighter in support of AF priorities. AFNIC communicates, collaborates and coordinates with other AF organizations and domain experts to develop "speed of need" cyberspace net-centric concepts, architectures, as well as tactics, techniques, and procedures. Additionally, AFNIC leverages emerging cyber technologies to meet requirements for current and future air, space and cyberspace operations; allowing the AF to complete the sphere of information dominance. Approximately 900 military, civilian and contractor cyber professionals are assigned performing the AFNIC mission.
Defense Information Systems Agency - Defense Information Systems Agency - Continental United States (DISA CONUS) Field Command is headquartered in Bldg. 3189 and employs more than 850 military members, civilians and contractors. The DISA CONUS Field Command is also the home of the DISA NetOps Center CONUS (DNC CONUS). DISA CONUS is manned 24/7 to ensure customers at Scott and every Air Force Base, Army Post, Marine Camp, Naval Station, and DoD Agency around the world have access to their command and control, direct operational support, telecommunications information and technology services.
932nd Airlift Wing - The mission of the 932nd Airlift Wing is to provide first-class, worldwide, safe and reliable airlift for congressional/military leaders and their staffs, flying C-40 and C-9C aircraft. They maintain these aircraft for VIP special assignment missions. The wing equips, trains, and organizes a ready force of citizen airmen to support and maintain all facets of air base operations involving infrastructure and security. The wing also provides worldwide medical services to the warfighter from the front line to continental United States fixed medical treatment facilities.
126th Aerial Refueling Wing - The 126th Air Refueling Wing provides aerial refueling and airlift support to enhance the U.S. Air Force capability to accomplish its global mission. It also provides aerial refueling support to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and allied aircraft. It owns and operates the KC-135R Stratotanker. During peacetime, the 126 ARW receives direction from the adjutant general, the governor of Illinois, and the National Guard Bureau. Upon federal mobilization, the wing is assigned to AMC, or specifically the 18th Air Force, to augment active duty forces during national emergencies or war.
635th Supply Chain Operations Wing - The 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing (635 SCOW) is the first responder to the Air Force Supply Chain. It is responsible for conducting time-critical operational spares execution and supply chain command and control for warfighters around the globe. This is done through its two groups. The 635th Supply Chain Operations Group at Scott AFB, IL is responsible for strategic and tactical airlift aircraft, rotary-winged aircraft, and tanker aircraft. The 735th Supply Chain Operations Group located at Langley AFB, VA is responsible for all fighter aircraft, bomber aircraft, and special mission aircraft. In total, the 635 SCOW manages supply chain operations for over 4100 aircraft.
Current as of March 2014