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  • Air Force unveils new infrastructure strategy to get more value for money, improve facilities

    The Air Force announced on March 22 a new Infrastructure Investment Strategy following a yearlong review that brings new analytical tools and focus that will enhance readiness at bases worldwide.
  • 458th AS welcomes Girl Scouts, ROTC cadets

    The 458th Airlift Squadron hosts a tour of their C-21 hangar for local Girl Scouts and students with the Scott AFB Homeschool Association, March 15, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The children got the opportunity to tour a C-21 aircraft and hear stories from pilots with the 458th AS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Garcia)
  • Scott honors fallen soldier

    Team Scott honored U.S. Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski, who was killed on March 5, 2019 while deployed to Kuwait, with a dignified transfer, March 18, 2019. After her family had a moment to say goodbye, members of the Patriot Guard Riders escorted Bolinski's motorcade across the base and to her final resting place in Pinckeyville, Ill. Hundreds of service members and civilians lined the street to pay their respects as the procession made its way down Heritage Drive.
  • Around the Air Force: CMSAF on Air Force culture / SECAF talks training ranges

    On this look Around the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright shares his priorities concerning Air Force culture and Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson talks about the future of training ranges. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Greg Cerny.
  • Motorcycle riders receive pre-season briefing, safety tips

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- To ensure Airmen from Scott are armed with knowledge prior to the motorcycle riding season, the 375th Wing Safety Office hosted an information briefing March 12.The Air Force mandates that motorcycle riders wear all required personal protective equipment, regardless of state law, and complete proper informational and
  • 2019 tax season: Spouses may now elect the service member’s legal residence for tax purposes

    When a civilian spouse moves with an active duty member, the civilian spouse no longer needs to change their state residency or domicile thanks to the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act, or MSRRA.  Before the MSRRA, civilian spouses were required to change their state of legal residence at each duty location. This affected several aspects of the
  • Scott AFB dentists, assistants help ‘Give Kids A Smile’

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Members of the 375th Dental Squadron helped “Give Kids a Smile” to children 13 years and younger on March 8 by providing free dental care such as cleanings as part of their month-long effort to support education and awareness objectives during National Children’s Dental Health Month.“Honestly we just wanted children to
  • Scott’s CGO council hosts leadership conference

    Company grade officers from across the base and ROTC cadets from the region attended a one-day CGO Leadership Conference March 11, which was hosted by the Scott CGO Council.
  • Air Force Secretary Wilson, Gen. Goldfein outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told senators Wednesday that the service’s $165 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 is designed to make the force larger, more ready and modern while also positioning it to better confront changing threats in space and globally.
  • Base, local communities partner together on storm water management

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Six years ago, a storm dropped more than five inches of rain on Scott Air Force Base in less than six hours, causing flash floods across the base. Parking lots were submerged, Airmen couldn’t get to their cars, and several buildings, including the 375th Air Mobility Wing headquarters, were damaged.There were several
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