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  • St. Clair County named 'America's Great Defense Community'

    St. Clair County, Ill., home to Scott Air Force Base, is one of five communities across the country named to the 2020 Class of Great American Defense Communities, a recognition program which is part of the Association of Defense Communities. 
  • Disabled veterans, caregivers granted access to Exchange, commissary, recreation facilities

    Starting on Jan. 1, 2020, the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act, allows Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, and veterans with service-connected disabilities entry onto military installations to use the AAFES Exchange, commissary, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or MWR, facilities. Pre-identified primary caregivers of veterans with service-connected disabilities, as documented by the Department of Veterans Affairs, will also be granted entry onto the installation and access to these facilities.
  • STEAM Day activities highlight Team Scott’s mission

    Local students experience what happens when a live power line touches an item at the Ameren Illinois display at STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The display showed the power of electricity and how much damage can be caused if not handled correctly – reminding students the dangers of the high voltage. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • AMC/CC visits Scott Airmen

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, visited with 375th Air Mobility Wing Airmen at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019.  During the visit, Miller and Greene spent time with Airmen over breakfast, offering their ears for an unfiltered feedback session. “It was really
  • KSP members continue training during conference

    During the conference, different crisis scenarios were presented to commanders, first sergeants, superintendents, Key Spouses, Key Spouse Mentors and leadership spouses, such as what they would do if they were told about a sexual assault or an at-risk situation. Members from each unit discussed what they would do and then presented their thoughts to the rest of the units.
  • Sometimes quitters DO win: Great American Smokeout encourages quitting tobacco use

    The 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s Health Promotion Clinic will recognize the 37th Annual Great American Smokeout (GASO) Nov. 21, 2019, by encouraging smokers to quit ahead of, or on that day and take an important step towards a healthier life – one that can reduce the risk of cancer.For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has
  • Air Force creates Cyberspace Capabilities Center to streamline communications enterprise

    The Air Force created a new Cyberspace Capabilities Center Nov. 7 in an effort to bridge cyber support gaps and synchronize enterprise requirements to best support today’s warfighter.
  • 375th AMW conducts exercise

    Empty clips used for training during the mobility exercise are placed in a box after use at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Nov. 6, 2019. During the MOBEX, members of the 375th Security Forces Squadron simulated a ground attack to train members on their tactics and response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Hudson)
  • Team Scott conducts mobility exercise

    Members of the 375th Air Mobility Wing crisis action team organizes multiple units under the 375th AMW during a mobility exercise at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Nov. 5, 2019. During the MOBEX, the wing was tested on its ability to mass-deploy Airmen.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Hudson)
  • EOD training with St. Louis Regional Bomb and Arson

    Tech Sgt. Andre Williams and Jeremey Padilla, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal specialists and Staff Sgt. Bryan Meyer, 932nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal specialist, prepare to conduct an improvised explosive device defeat operation to showcase Scott Air Force Bases’ capabilities to the St. Louis