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Features

  • Meet the Pooles: Service & Adventure

    Team Scott welcomed the new 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, Col. John Poole, and his wife, Shellye, and family during a Change of Command ceremony here July 14.

  • Empowering Future Leaders

    Both 2nd Lt. Charlotte Vick and 2nd Lt. Elena Waters from the 345th Recruiting Squadron, took on new roles as Gold Bar Recruiters last month. Gold Bar Recruiting is a year-long program for newly commissioned second lieutenants to work at a recruiting squadron and recruit future Airmen and Guardians

  • Scott AFB hosts JROTC Cadet Advanced Leadership Course

    Leadership is something that can be taught at a young age, and for a group of local JROTC students, their foundational leadership skills were built during the JROTC Cadet Advanced Leadership Course, CALC, at Scott in a weeklong visit June 5-9, 2023.

  • Heraldry: The Embodiment of Organizational Legacy

    Nothing is more visible about a military unit than its symbol. Imagine the 101st Airborne Division and what will probably come to mind immediately is the famous “Screaming Eagle” patch on the shoulder of its soldiers; the 1st Infantry Division’s emblem is so distinctive and well-known the unit

  • Humans of Scott: Chona Retiro Jones helping others

    With such a diverse team, you don’t have to look far to find someone in Team Scott with an inspiring story. Chona Retiro Jone's roots are deeply embedded in the humble town of Bayog, Philippines, where her family dedicated themselves to the cultivation and production of rice.For the past 22 years,

  • Stephanie Cox: There Was a Young Mother

    In honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day & Mothers Day: A photo illustration of Stephanie Cox and her children based off the nursery rhyme “There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe,” but changed to “There Was a Young Mother Who Lived in Boot.” As a military spouse and mother to eight

  • Women's History Month: Amanda McCarty gives back

    Whether it’s working alongside service members, making a major impact on the Team Scott community, or being a reliable mentor to other spouses and families, Mrs. Amanda McCarty will be there helping military families. Scott Air Force Base’s recent Annual Key Spouse award winner, McCarty has worked

  • The WACs of Scott: Women’s Army Corps in World War II

    As stated in previous parts of this series, the women of the World War II-era were not free to serve in the same capacity as men but had the same desire to do so.  In earlier installments, we discussed civilian women supporting the Scott Field mission and the members of the Army Nurse Corps. 

  • Women's History Month; Katie Thaxton Lends a Helping Hand

    All Airmen need someone to rely on when they are in need, whether it be helping a wingman get resources when in a time of struggle, or having someone to talk to when they feel unsafe.Scott Air Force Bases Violence Prevention Integrator Katie Thaxton ensures all of these resources are available to