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  • Training for Combating Trafficking in Person deadline approaches

    Did you know that trafficking in persons is the second largest criminal activity in the world, after illegal drug trafficking? Trafficking in Person is defined as the recruitment, harboring, transportation, transfer, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse or exploitation of a person. The three most common forms of trafficking are labor
  • AMC/A6 hosts cyber interns

    One can’t help but to hear news stories of companies getting hacked and data being exfiltrated. Just a few weeks ago, it was reported hackers gained access to 50 million Facebook accounts.As interconnected systems become more and more commonplace, so does the need for increased security and trained professionals to assess and secure systems within
  • 375th AMW welcomes new vice commander

    Over the span of his 21-year-career, Col. Joseph Meyer has held four positions at Scott Air Force Base, including his current position as the 375th Air Mobility Wing’s new vice commander.He began his journey in the Air Force determined to become a pilot—inspired by both of his grandfathers who served in the military during World War II.“My
  • Team Scott honors retirees

    Col. Leslie Maher, 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, welcomed retirees to Scott Air Force Base’s 33rd annual Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 6, 2018. Retirees were given the opportunity obtain information from several booths including the American Legion, Red Cross, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Airman and Family Readiness Center as well as have
  • Fire Prevention Week set for Oct. 7-13

    More than 1.3 million fires were reported in 2017, resulting in an estimated 3,400 civilian deaths and 15,000 civilian injuries, and resulting in $23 billion in property loss.There were 379,000 residential structure fires, an increase of 7,500 fires from 2016. Of these fires, 262,500 occurred in one- and two-family homes, accounting for 53 percent
  • Air Force begins transition of hospitals, clinics to the Defense Health Agency

    The Defense Health Agency officially assumed administrative and management responsibilities of a handful of hospitals and clinics as part of the Military Health System reforms mandated by Congress. The transition of the facilities is part of a phased implementation plan developed by DHA and Services medical departments that begins on Oct. 1, 2018.
  • Plea deal reached in former Scott AFB commander sexual assault case

    Legal proceedings concluded Sept. 10 in the case of United States v. Colonel John O. Howard, former 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. In the pretrial agreement reached July 2, Howard accepted non-judicial punishment proceedings under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice. Appeals associated with the
  • AFRC voting assistance office offers helping hand

    With midterm elections Nov. 6, the Scott Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center’s voting assistance office is here to help Team Scott members with the voting essentials.The A&FRC educates voters from all military branches on the various steps to register to vote and how to obtain an absentee ballot. Absentee voters must vote in the state
  • Scott AFB hosts Motorcycle Mentorship Ride

    The 375th Air Mobility Wing hosted a Motorcycle Mentorship Ride on Sept. 14 to give riders with varying levels of experience a chance to get a refresher in motorcycle safety. The focus of the ride was safety and mentoring during a group situation and overall safety in the motorcycle community for riders on Scott Air Force Base. “It’s important for
  • AFPC increases transparency of DSD assignments

    The Air Force’s Personnel Center has revised the way it delivers notifications for Airmen selected for Military Training Instructor (8B000) and Military Training Leader (8B100) Developmental Special Duty assignments in an effort to create more commander involvement and increase transparency in the process.

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Airman 1st Class Michael Yu

375th Communications Squadron

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