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  • Flight inspection: The mission and my time with the Air Force Communications Service

    As the Air Force Network Integration Center celebrates 75 years of history, it is easy to trace many of the organization’s current missions back to those early days.
  • Team Scott: Zero in on cybersecurity attacks

    As we begin National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some recent changes to the national cyberspace policy and what it might mean for us at Scott AFB.I recently wrapped up my first assignment to the Pentagon, working cyberspace policy on the Joint Staff. My time there over the past two years was marked
  • 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
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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 @375AMWCC: Congratulations to SMSgt Sherod Thompson and SMSgt Patrick Murphy for being selected to promote to chief master sergeant! Chi…
Our base-wide mobility exercise kicked off yesterday, and squadrons around base have been busy ensuring its success… https://t.co/znbeW3c1EG
Here at Scott AFB, we're housing several families displaced by #HurricaneMichael. Wondering how you can help them?… https://t.co/pwDko6icBh
RT @375AMWCC: It was great having our retirees out at @ScottAFB today for our 33rd Annual Retiree Appreciation Day! Special thanks to our k…
RT @mwcybercoe: We were excited to be apart of @ScottAFB National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kick off event yesterday! Tony had…
RT @usairforce: Today, the nation recognizes the sacrifice that all #GoldStarFamily members make when a father, mother, brother, sister, so…
RT @932ndAW: Great people in the military who figure out ways to get through a stressful day, courtesy the @932ndAW at Scott Air Force @Sco
RT @AFCareers: CHANGES, UPDATES TO AFI 36-2903, Wear of Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) Uniform at https://t.co/srrhDwNwGZ #AFPC #AirF
RT @starsandstripes: Following a prolonged effort by friends and lawmakers to see John L. Canley’s medal upgraded, he will become the seven…
What a great weekend spent celebrating the @usairforce's 71st b-day w/ over 750 of our closest friends! Thank you t… https://t.co/KnfYBs6x86
RT @DeptofDefense: On this #POWMIARecognitionDay, we stand behind those who were taken prisoner by the enemy and honor those who never retu…
RT @usairforce: Today we celebrate 71 years as the world's greatest #AIRPOWER! #Birthday #AFBDay https://t.co/VOY8ixMUlO
RT @HISTORY: On #ThisDayinHistory 1787, the Constitution is signed by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Happy #Co
RT @375AMWCC: @ScottAFB welcomed 36 school superintendents, administrators, school support staff & college reps to the base Sept. 14 for Ed…
#C17 Globemaster III aircraft and crew from @TeamCharleston evacuated to Scott AFB in preparation for… https://t.co/em10Ua2C9R
RT @375AMWCC: Lots of activity on the flightline today! More than 1 million people were ordered to evacuate VA, NC & SC in preparation of H…
9/11: We remember the victims, we remember the heroes, and we promise to #NeverForget. Photos by Airman 1st Class T… https://t.co/T9NQrQYGHc
RT @DeptofDefense: Dog’s eye view! 🐕 @USAirForce #Airman 1st Class Kristin Savage is on the receiving end of military working dog Irk’s ta…
ATTN #TeamScott- starting Wed. Aug. 29th, IL 161 will be restricted to one lane in each direction from east of IL 1… https://t.co/DGofwm7wzV
RT @US_TRANSCOM: U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons will take command of the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force B…