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  • Back to school: The value of life-long learning

    People have enough on their plate as it is and adding school can lead to anxiety and stress. Admittedly, I’ve been guilty of it myself. Perhaps you can relate.
  • Pearls for leaders

    At a prior assignment, I had the pleasure of putting together a leadership course for the medical group's company grade officers. The focus was to help our young officers improve their leadership abilities and working on areas that need improving, which we can all benefit from to some degree. In preparation of this course, I studied material about how to become better leaders, no matter what stage of your leadership journey.
  • Consider These Tips to Prevent Crime at Scott AFB

     SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Traditionally, Air Force bases have been relatively free of most serious crimes against persons or property. In recent years, these types of crimes have become more common on military installations. Losses of government and private property to theft and vandalism are mounting. Commissaries, base exchanges, and other
  • A July 4th declaration of civility

    Let’s look to this July 4th as a time for a revolution within our own characters and behaviors toward others. Let us pledge to unite together under a declaration of civility—to respect, listen, wait, encourage, lift and befriend each other as we work together to tackle the important issues our of day.
  • You are better because of the people who shaped you; be certain to share your story and show your gratitude

    I had the distinct honor to speak at my high school commencement ceremony last weekend for the 2018 graduates of Gregory High School, South Dakota. The class consisted of the teenage children of my former classmates and five international exchange students.Special in their own right, over the last four years, this senior class won three state
  • Vet clinic helps make happy, healthy pets

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Animal lovers know all too well the power of having a good vet who can help keep our pets happy and healthy.Thankfully, we have amazing doctors and technicians at Scott’s Veterinary Treatment Facility who do just that! While their primary job is to care for the Military Working Dogs here, they also provide care for
  • Ricky "Mr. G" Griebel, thank you!

    A young man left his home and newlywed wife in the year of ’73 to fulfill his duty of serving his country in the United States Navy. Over 1300 miles away from his hometown of Belleville, Illinois, he began his duty stationed at Key West, Florida as an aviation electrician who fixed “anything and everything that contained a wire.” His specialty was
  • Follow these critical procedures to stay safe online

    During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, local, state, and federal agencies, along with schools, universities, and companies of all sizes, will take part to educate everyone and create a culture of awareness. Below are just a few tips to help stay protected:PASSWORD PROTECTION·         Don’t share passwords;·         Use a pass-phrase that
  • Illinois, Missouri approach deadline for REAL ID compliance

    The current REAL ID extension for Missouri and Illinois expires at midnight Oct. 9, and this will have a major effect on contractors and visitors onto the base.If there are contractors who have passes that expire before then but will be on an authorized contract, their DBIDS cards need to be renewed for one year. This will give personnel at least
  • 375th SFS calls on Team Scott to prevent distracted driving

    With ever-increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we all face on a daily basis.As a result, a new traffic safety epidemic has emerged on America’s roadways that demands immediate attention: distracted driving.In 2015, 3,477 people were killed and
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Congratulations Brig. Gen. Lamontagne! 👏👏👏
Attention #TeamScott, the Air Force Education Management System (AFEMS) and the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) are both experiencing network issues at this time. If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact the Scott AFB education office at 256-3327.
Check out this new app that allows you to access Air Force resources in one easy to use place! 📱✈️🇺🇸
#DYK July is Military Consumer Month? Check out the flyer below to learn more about what financial resources are available to you! 💵💰
Mad about Science? Make sure to check out this fun, interactive event happening today at 2 p.m. at the Library Auditorium! 🤯 | Scott AFB Library
A veteran waves an American flag as the Band of Mid-America Shades of Blue jazz ensemble performs at Kansas City RiverFest during an Independence Day celebration at Kansas City, Mo., July 4, 2018. Nearly 80,000 people attended the celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Lenhardt)
UPDATE: Belleville Gate is open and Ward Dr is open. Patriot Gate is closed. Have a great weekend!
Jumping into the weekend like...🤸‍♂️💦☀️ Have a safe and fun weekend #TeamScott!
Congratulations, Lt. Col. Davis! 👏👏👏
#ICYMI -Troops with 16 or more years of service will no longer be permitted to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a spouse or child starting next year.
The USAF Band of Mid-America wowed 80,000 people in Kansas City on July 4th. Tell us about the best Air Force Band performance you've seen! 🎶🎷🎻🥁
#ICYMI St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bud Norris visited #TeamScott today to learn about our mission and meet with some of our Airmen! ⚾
Congratulations, Col. Covault! 👏👏👏
Congratulations, Staff Sgt. Middlebrooks! 👏👏👏
Attention #TeamScott - The Scott AFB Recycling Center is permanently closed. See article below for more details. ♻️
You never know who you'll meet or what you'll see walking around Scott AFB! Kirk Poore is a contractor with U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) who often spends his lunch hour outside the headquarters practicing the violin. He started playing only four years ago at the age of 54. He said he plays outside because he's not very good and doesn't want to disturb anyone. "Out here, the only one I disturb is the guy mowing the lawn, and he just goes around me."
Tech. Sgt. promotion list will be posted July 19 at 8 a.m. Best of luck to all those who tested! 🤞
#ICYMI Just a reminder to plan ahead for potential delays due to the scheduled road closure! 🚧🚗🚛🚙
You can't keep your eyes on the road if you are looking at your cell phone. Don't drive distracted! #CriticalDaysofSummer
RT @US_TRANSCOM: U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) is focused on complete system improvements of the relocation process and betterin…
RT @SourceAmericaUS: DYK the @AbilityOne75 Program has a presence on every #AirForce base in the U.S.? Congrats to @ScottAFB for this awar…
@KMOV's Surprise Squad recently paid a visit to Scott AFB to honor Air Force veteran, Lisa Bridges, who is still fi… https://t.co/KBa7nYd7fZ
RT @375AMWCC: Thank you @SenDuckworth for visiting @ScottAFB today. We appreciate the opportunity to show you the base and talk about the g…
Important work in treating veterans with #PTSD and other #invisible wounds is being done by a team of experts throu… https://t.co/Uezruj6sSP
Thank you @Op_Homefront & @Back2SchoolIL for helping #TeamScott’s military children get ready for the upcoming scho… https://t.co/7Ai3DtUAHC
RT @STLMosaic: Listening to @DrBiden and @JoeBiden and their grandchildren @STLRegChamber @ScottAFB helping wounded soldiers https://t.co/p…
Tickets for the 2018 Scott AFB Air Force Ball are now available! Click on the link for more information!💃🕺… https://t.co/j1wcXErj9J
RT @RobynLKirsch: @OFS_CoC @ScottAFB The Annual 8th grade Career Fair at the O’Fallon Regency Conference Center where 640+ students are exp…
#ICYMI St. Louis @Cardinals pitcher Bud Norris visited #TeamScott today to learn about our mission and meet with so… https://t.co/BwoOjlH9YP
#ICYMI Just a friendly reminder that there is a scheduled road closure due to road repairs occurring July 12-14. Pa… https://t.co/Ds9DC7unpw
Must read interview with the one and only Gen. McDew and U.S. Transportation Command: https://t.co/6DpP8N5PHG via @AirmanMagazine
#TeamScott, construction upgrades are complete on the Belleville Gate and it will re-open tomorrow, June 21 at 5:30… https://t.co/fsmS0q6pMY
RT @375AMWCC: It was great to talk with @charliekmox on @KMOX 1120 this morning about the impact #TeamScott has on the global mobility miss…
RT @US_TRANSCOM: Check out this Mississippi National Guard C-17 providing aeromedical evacuation of injured Guatemalan children to the Unit…
RT @375AMWCC: Check out these photos of our honorary commanders experiencing a KC-135 air refueling flight! https://t.co/b5X09V2CiD
RT @AFCareers: AF promotes 6,176 in 18E7/master sergeant; list posts May 23. Learn more at https://t.co/FMGjHEF4EN #AFPC #AirForce https://…
RT @AirMobilityCmd: The Air Force's safety and security falls into the hands of our defenders. In honor of #NationalPoliceWeek, we say #tha
RT @AirmanMagazine: It's official! The new combat utility uniform for the @usairforce will be the Operational Camouflage Pattern! Learn m…
RT @usairforce: #BREAKINGNEWS: #AirForce transitions to a single combat uniformhttp://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1520066/air-f…