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  • Moments of connectedness

    There’s so much that goes on at Scott Air Force Base, I’m not sure the rest of the world truly understands what our Scott Airmen do day-to-day. While people may have read about the ‘splashier’ news items from the past year such as innovation, mobility or mission successes, I want to share what I’ve learned about those who serve here.
  • What to do with a setback

    It was a dreary day five years ago when I received a phone call at home from my squadron commander informing me that my name was not on the selection list for promotion to lieutenant colonel. Since this was my “In Promotion Zone” board, the significance of not being selected cannot be understated.  As with the vast majority of officers, the IPZ
  • Thank you, shipmates!

    To the hundreds – if not thousands of service men and women, civilians, retirees and dependents of Scott Air Force Base who established, supported and contributed to Operation Coast Watch during last month’s partial government shutdown, the Coast Guard family says “Thank you, shipmates!”
  • The right balance produces peak performance

    Starting a new year often motivates us to accomplish new goals, but the largest obstacle to overcome is maintaining motivation past January!
  • Welcome 2019: a look at what’s ahead for Team Scott

    After 11 months in this awesome challenge of commanding the 375th Air Mobility Wing, I am so impressed with what we’ve accomplished so far. 2018 was an amazing year—full of challenges, community involvement and seeing concrete improvements to our streets and facilities.
  • 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
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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: Today Chief Calloway and I got a chance to meet with commanders from military installations across Illinois, including @IL_Na
RT @DEASTLOUISDiv: Thank you @ScottAFB for hosting the @DEASTLOUISDiv 2019 @maltzchallenge honoring @GoldStarFamReg Gold Star families of M…
RT @375AMWCC: Grateful to have worked with community partners like @HLCSWIL, @OFallonIL, @Belleville_ILL and many others on our new storm w…
The Showcase Wing working on readiness ops during a recent mobility exercise! #showcasepride https://t.co/DJj8XK9Xmt
Thank you to Brian McKinley with the @stlBlackRep for a great performance of "Character Building" today! This one-m… https://t.co/cx3nhL4Coq
Congratulations to our Class 19-B Airman Leadership School graduates! https://t.co/APsYR9CMc7
Jackson will be remembered for his bravery that saved the lives of three men in 1968. Rest in peace, colonel. https://t.co/cLGTtT5StE
Members of our 375th Civil Engineer Squadron recently deployed to Tyndall Air Force Base to help with the Task Forc… https://t.co/3j6PefzEY8
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