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  • The United States Military: According to Kids Part II (Video)

    Check out part II of our Month of the Military Child video, The United States Military: According to Kids. We asked kids from Scott Air Force Base to tell us their views on life as a Military Child.  
  • The United States Military: According to Kids Part I (Video)

    See military life through their eyes for Month of the Military Child! We asked kids between the ages of 3 and 5 to tell us about their lives and views on being a military child. What do they think their parents do all day? 
  • From gang member to Air Force Airman: You can choose your destiny

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Themoment Khennan Richards knew he needed to turn his life around came when he sawhis younger brother trying to join the same gang he was a member of.Richards,an Airman 1st Class with the 375th Force Support Squadron, said he didn’t wantthat type of lifestyle for his brother. Seeing his brother begin to go down thesame
  • Contracting Airman helps renovate residential facility for trauma-recovering children, project turns into mentorship program

    Staff Sgt. Johnathan Leuellen approaches the doors to a local residential facility for children with behavioral challenges brought about due to traumas such as abuse or neglect. As he approaches, a 10-year-old notices him from inside and starts knocking on the window, waving enthusiastically. “Oh, some of them get excited when they see the
  • Chapel staff reaches out through ‘Operation Blitz’

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – The newest 375th Air Mobility Wing and Installation   chaplain recently arrived to Scott from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, and has already started to leave his mark on the base with “Operation Blitz.” “Blitz” is defined as a sudden, energetic, and concerted effort, typically on a specific task and is the perfect
  • AF opportunities encourage Comm Airman to pursue music dream

    When Staff Sgt. Timothy Sentz enlisted in in the Air Force in 2010 as a client systems technician, he thought he would have to set aside his dream of pursuing a career in music. However, Sentz not only competed in several Air Force singing competitions, but he also toured the globe as a vocalist for Tops in Blue, a program that assembled
  • 375th FSS named best in AMC

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Facility upgrades and program initiatives helped the 375th Force Support Squadron earn the Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Award for best large-category force support squadron in Air Mobility Command. “Our success is due to all the hard work from our team during the past year,” said Lt. Col. Jeff Elliott, 375th FSS commander. “We
  • Financial educator helps Airmen, families achieve success

    Lona Berndt loves her job and is passionate about supporting servicemembers and government employees with improving their financial situation. “Lona has been a life-changer in my financial game,” said Tech. Sgt. Lawrence Kelsey, 375th Medical Support Squadron, who schedules financial counseling sessions with her on a regular basis. “She provides
  • Contracting specialists crucial to mobility, warfighting efforts

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – On his first day of technical training, Airman 1st Class Sean Leigh learned the importance of his job when his instructor told a story of how a simple contract helped protect the lives of Airmen on the front lines.   His instructor said that Security Forces personnel had been using concrete to fill in the holes made by