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  • Scott Airman is dedicated to fitness and nutrition

    Senior Airman Henry Chung, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintainer, made a New Year's resolution in 2007 to start lifting weights to get in better shape. Four years and 50 pounds later, he's now inspiring others to get fit."Before I started my health kick, I was at an unhealthy 225 pounds at 5'5''," he said. "Now I am at 175 pounds."I
  • Recruiter returns to St. Louis area to make a difference

    Air Force Recruiters like Tech. Sgt. Robyn Williams, 345th Recruiting Squadron, have unique opportunities to serve their country and bring new people into the military."This is the biggest opportunity I have to change the lives of a kid and transition them," said Sergeant Williams. "It's challenging, but when they come back in uniform and stand
  • Vacation Bible School

    Children create arts and crafts at Vacation Bible School at the Scott Air Force Base Chapel Aug. 4. They also took part in music, recreation, and Bible classes. This year a new class, called missons, taught children about giving and helping others.
  • 'She completes our family perfectly'

    It looks like a typical family home; 2-year-old Caitlyn and her mother sit in a rocking chair while the three boys sit with their father on the couch. It's not long before Caitlyn scrambles down to get a coloring book followed by Camden, who's 8. Caitlyn chooses ponies while Camden prefers Spider-Man. The boys resemble their parents, but Caitlyn's
  • State, federal teams prepare for hurricane season

    As ambulance after ambulance pulls up to the tents on the flightline, medical personnel rush out to carry in patients on litters brought in from local hospitals. With only 72 hours until the hurricane makes landfall, it appears to be chaos to the untrained eye. But there is a method to the madness, and this method will save lives.While it's only an
  • 4-H ‘Skill-a-thon’ at the Youth Center Learning skills and having fun

    The Youth Center and 4-H hosted "Skill-a-thon" Saturday at Scott. The event featured educational and recreational booths in the gym at the Youth Center, and a small farm animal petting zoo outdoors.The educational booths in the gym had information and activities related to veterinary science, electricity, woodworking, robotics, food and nutrition,
  • 15th OWS Airmen get taste of combat environment

    Airmen from the 15th Operational Weather Squadron here practiced their operational and combat skills April 12-18 at Scott's exercise grounds during Tempest Warrior, their semiannual field training exercise.The exercise was comprised of two, three-day rotations, with about 60 trainees and 12 trainers each, with a daylong break in between. The first
  • Medical Group moulage experts help teens understand dangers of drinking and driving

    Members of the 375th Medical Group applied mock injuries, or moulage, and expertise on how to act injured to junior and senior students of Belleville East High School April 8 to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. The scenario, called "Broken Hearts," involved a simulated alcohol-related crash where a drunk driver was taken
  • Civil Air Patrol aids in search and rescue

    A little known unit at Scott plays a significant role for the Air Force. Many people may only see its members at the annual air show or possibly catch sight of their somewhat unique uniforms at the Base Exchange now and then. Who are they? They are the Scott Composite Squadron of the Air Force's civilian auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol, or CAP.
  • Scott Airman is proud of Native American heritage and Air force service

    Native American heritage is rich in tradition and many Native Americans serve in the military today, such as Senior Airman Joshua Garrison from the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. Airman Garrison's heritage stems from the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, where he was raised in Ottawa County. He was given the Indian name "Black Cloud," by his uncle,
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