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  • Breaking racial barriers, one generation at a time

    Master Sgt. Keith Green, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal unit flight chief, comes from a long line of service members. His great-uncle, Marlon Dewitt Green, is most famously known for breaking the airline industry color barrier—and his journey started in the Air Force.

  • Scott Field Radio School trained Tuskegee Airmen

    The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of primarily African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) and support Airmen who fought in World War II. They formed the 332d Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group (Medium) of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The term “Tuskegee Airmen” also

  • Stepping stones to success - Airman defies cultural norms

    Around the world, the United States is often referred to as a place of opportunity and freedom. For Senior Airman Elsie Anaglate, 435th Supply Chain Operations Squadron funds manager, moving to the U.S. and joining the Air Force allowed her to defy cultural norms towards women and pursue her her

  • AMC commander selects Scott Airman for prestigious SLECP-A

    The Senior Leader Commissioning Program allows leaders from within the Air Force to nominate enlisted Airmen to become officers. And for Senior Airman Collin West, 375th Comptroller Squadron financial technician, this was his dream come true.West was nominated by Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility

  • 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