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  • Scott AFB honored for its long partnership with local community

    Scott Air Force Base has been a shining beacon of the metro-east for 100 years.And the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce has recognized the base’s profound contributions to the community, selecting Scott for the Spirit of the Chamber Award. The Chamber will present SAFB the award at the 41st annual Salute to Business Awards on April 19 at the
  • Calvin achieves 55 years of volunteer service

    Francoise Calvin, a volunteer at the Satellite Pharmacy at Scott, achieved the milestone of 55 years of volunteer service for the Red Cross this year.Calvin started her volunteer efforts in 1962 as a nurse’s aid when her husband, retired Air Force Master Sgt. Walter Calvin, was stationed in the Philippines and she has volunteered at every base
  • Distracted driving can have consequences

    With ever increasing demands on people’s personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something everyone faces daily. As a result, a new traffic safety epidemic has emerged on America’s roadways that demands immediate attention: distracted driving.In 2014, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000
  • Mobility Airmen help build global partnerships

    Delivering humanitarian aid, transporting coalition forces to various points on the globe, refueling the fight and providing first-class care in the sky are hallmarks of Air Mobility Command’s rapid global mobility mission. Yet mission success is not possible without a reliable network of partnerships built with allied nations.Building and
  • Scott Airman provides deploying medics critical skills needed to save lives

    The last thing patients being rushed to an emergency room or trauma center want to worry about is if their nurse or medic has been properly trained.But patients don’t need to worry about that with Tech. Sgt. Emily Irwin-Green on the job. She’s an emergency and trauma nursing instructor assigned to the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness
  • 375th OSS ATCALS flight ensures aircraft safety for landings, takeoffs

    Scott Air Force Base relies heavily on the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems flight of the 375th Operations Support Squadron to maintain all airfield systems to ensure the safe take-off and landing of incoming and outgoing aircraft. Originally an asset of the Communications Squadron, the ATCALS flight was reassigned to the OSS in 2014 due to
  • Scott women overcome obstacles, appreciate female pathfinders

    To be a woman in today’s military is to embrace every opportunity military service offers. That wasn’t the case during the early years when women were only allowed to hold certain positions. But, now, women can join all combat fields without exception. Many women serving in the Armed Forces today have overcome extraordinary obstacles and appreciate
  • 618th Air Operations Center enables Operation Atlantic Resolve mission

    Rain drops pelt the nose of a C-5M Galaxy airlifter as its loading ramp descends, revealing a cavernous cargo hold packed with enough Army air power to level a tank column.Three AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment at Fort Bliss, Texas, roll out of the C-5 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, in support of
  • 618th AOC/XOW helps enable rapid global mobility

    As one of the eight directorates in the 618th Air Operations Center, the Global Weather Operations Directorate, or XOW, at Scott helps enable the Air Operations Center to plan, task, execute and assess global air mobility operations, provide tailored weather information to help shape mission plans, mitigate unfavorable weather conditions and
  • TRICARE online and secure messaging: Making it easier for people to contact their medical treatment facility

    Have you ever wanted to see all primary care appointments available and self-book the one that works best for you?Have you ever wished you could send a non-urgent message to your primary care manager team 24/7 and get an immediate response within one business day? Personnel who are enrolled to the 375th Medical Group at Scott AFB are able to do