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  • Native American Heritage Month: Michelle Charlie, Navajo (Dine)

    Shiprock, New Mexico, may be best known as a movie location for feature films due to its striking landscapes of high desert plateaus punctuated by a massive volcanic formation that gave this town its name.This formation was once accessible to eager rock climbers, but due to safety issues is now

  • Biography of Oluf T. Jensen (1896-1988)

    Oluf T. Jensen, a Danish immigrant, was an important member of the U.S. Army Air Service/U.S. Army Air Corps lighter-than-air (LTA) operation at Scott Field, Illinois during its entire duration from 1921-1937.  A veteran of WWI in Europe and WWII in the Pacific, he completed 33 years of honorable

  • Home Away from Home- Airmen Gain U.S. Citizenship through the Air Force

    Eight Airmen from the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron and Logistics Readiness Squadron were recognized June 29 during a U.S. Naturalization and Oath of Allegiance Ceremony. Traditionally, in order to become a U.S. citizen, one must live in the country for a minimum of five years before beginning the

  • Serving with Pride

    Over the years, the United States Armed Forces has taken steps to make diversity and inclusion a reality for all ranks. Like many in the LGBTQ+ community, Col. Casey Guerrero has witnessed the progression from being totally banned to now being able to openly serve as part of the Department of

  • Finding Family: Three Airmen develop new bonds in the Air Force

    The ‘American Dream’ has brought thousands of people from all over the world to the United States in search of better opportunities.For three Airmen at Scott Air Force Base, immigrating to the United States and joining the Air Force has provided them the chance to better their lives and create

  • From SABC to TCCC, Team Scott is combat ready

    Combat readiness is an essential part of each base's mission and there are many factors that go into getting everyone ready for potential conflicts. An unfortunate inevitably of conflict is that Airmen may be in harm’s way and may become injured. To ensure Airmen are ready to treat life threatening

  • An Airman’s resilience story: Nothing to lose everything to gain

    Before joining the Air Force, Senior Airman Miranda Underwood survived an abusive childhood and was on her own and homeless by age 17.   With her wits and determination, she overcame her challenges and now at age 21 thrives as a pharmacy technician with the 375th Medical Group.  Her resilience and

  • Kaso's K-9 memorial: From strangers to family

    Military Working Dogs are obedient, loyal and attentive. Their whole life is spent following their handlers' lead, but what their handlers don’t realize is that their dog is teaching them at the same time. That was certainly the case with MWD Kaso Y305,who passed away Dec. 23, 2021, from