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  • POW/MIA flag waves over Scott AFB

    Following the National POW/MIA Flag Act, the POW/MIA flag was flown for the first time over Scott Air Force Base, Ill., June 29, 2020. The act was designed to help highlight the continued sacrifice of military families whose loved ones are still unaccounted for overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miranda Simpson)
  • Scott AFB re-designates two medical squadrons

    The 375th Medical Operations Squadron and the 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron on Scott AFB were re-designated as the 375th Healthcare Operation Squadron and 375th Operational Medicine Readiness Squadron June 26 and 29, 2020, respectively.
  • Deceased Airman identified, remembered as “A phenomenal Airman, friend, husband, and father”

    On June 26, an active duty Air Force captain was rushed from the Scott AFB pool and taken to Memorial East Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. He has been identified as Capt. Nicholas Egich.
  • Social distanced, united like never before

    As the sun set over the Scott Parade Field, Airmen and their families gathered – distanced socially, but together in spirit.
  • Celebrating Juneteenth

    The 375th Medical Group gathered to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
  • Airmen lead candlelight vigil for brighter future

    In response to recent social unrest and the need to reconnect after the long months of isolation from COVID-19, a team of Airmen are leading a “Candlelight Vigil For a Brighter Future” event June 22 at Scott’s Parade Field starting at 8 p.m., with a rain date of June 25.
  • Political activity do's & don'ts reminder

    It is DoD policy to encourage active duty members to carry out their rights and responsibilities of citizenship. While on active duty, however, members are prohibited from engaging in certain political activities (i.e., activity directed at the success or failure of a political party, candidate for partisan political office, or partisan political group) in order to maintain good order and discipline and to avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of improper endorsement in political matters.
  • Meet the Vice: Col. Angela Ochoa

    For some Airmen, moving can be an arduous process—coordinating with movers, selling a home and sometimes figuring out future living situations on the other side of the planet. Or, they just move down the road, as in the case with the 375th Air Mobility Wing’s new vice commander, Col. Angela Ochoa, who assumed her position here May 26, 2020.
  • Korean Officer Contributes to U.S. Mission

    Seven months ago, Republic of Korea Army Maj. Jihye Paek, United States Transportation Command Korean liaison officer, arrived at Scott Air Force Base accompanied by her husband, Deukhwan Kim, and their three children: Junhong, Junwon and Junseon Kim.
  • Moving America’s ill and injured warfighters safely, securely, and soundly

    Serving as the Department of Defense’s single manager for global patient movement, one of its five Unified Command Plan responsibilities, U.S. Transportation Command executes this critical mission through the U.S. Air Force’s aeromedical evacuation system, which provides safe, secure, and sound in-flight health care to the ill and injured transiting the skies.