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  • One Decision Creates a Legacy; First Female Defender at Scott AFB Inspires Airmen

    There are certain crossroads in life where one decision creates a legacy and for Sgt. Pat Hollingsworth, her decision 49 years ago would impact generations to come.
  • Airman looks to Rated Prep Program for lifelong dream to fly

    For Senior Airman David Ramones, 54th Airlift Squadron executive flight attendant, the selection to the Air Force’s Rated Preparatory Program helps fulfill his dream of becoming a pilot.
  • Public Health officer deploys to Navajo Nation to assist with COVID relief

    Lieutenant Jerome Anderson, a U.S. Public Health Service officer assigned to the 375th Medical Group, recently deployed to the Navajo Nation in Arizona to assist with the fight against COVID-19.
  • C-21 schoolhouse gets a ‘flood’ of change

    Six months ago a flash flood wreaked havoc across Scott Air Force Base which also affected the C-21 Formal Training Unit. As the Air Force’s sole C-21 schoolhouse, the FTU is responsible for training approximately 50 pilots per year, so that they arrive at their units qualified to perform the C-21’s mission of transporting general officers and other distinguished visitors to locations around the world.
  • Airman & Family Readiness Center helps Airmen thrive, stay connected

    SCOTT AIR FRCE BASE, ILL. – Being separated from a loved one during a deployment can be tough, so the Airman & Family Readiness Center team runs a “Hearts Apart” program, designed to keep families active and engaged with each other throughout the separation. The program is also a venue for leadership to express their appreciation for the sacrifices
  • Operations Support Squadron molds “bold leaders”

    How do you take a large squadron with more than 15 different career fields and have them perform their missions flawlessly and in unison?
  • A wingman fights for mental strength on behalf of his friend

    During an annual nuclear exercise called Global Thunder in October 2018, Master Sgt. Durel Williams, Air Mobility Command threat working group action officer, was in his office about to brief four Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, when his phone buzzed. It was his old supervisor. “Durel, I’m not sure if you know this or not, but Shane took his life last night.”
  • Special Warfare candidates look to the PAST for a better future

    It has been said that approximately 70 percent of individuals from ages 17 to 24 are ineligible to join the U.S. military due to failure to meet standards. Statistics such as this make those who have the physical and mental prowess to apply, qualify and ultimately join a special warfare career field all the more impressive.
  • Cyber Transporters enable global mobility

    In the face of a global pandemic, the Air Force has quickly adapted to thrive in a telework environment. The 375th Communications Squadron Cyber Transporters is one of the many teams helping to facilitate this new normal.
  • Chaplains build spiritual resilience in unit work centers

    To help build and maintain the spiritual resilience of service members, provide personal guidance and advocate for Airmen, Scott’s Chaplains recently repositioned themselves into unit work centers.