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  • Air Force Secretary Wilson, Gen. Goldfein outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told senators Wednesday that the service’s $165 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 is designed to make the force larger, more ready and modern while also positioning it to better confront changing threats in space and globally.
  • Airmen train for mobility operations

    Almost 200 Airmen with the 375th Air Mobility Wing perform a mobility exercise, Feb. 19-21, 2019 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The exercise was a part of a multi-phase plan to maintain readiness for Team Scott to be able to bring the fight at a moment’s notice anywhere in the world.
  • Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

    In accordance with Department of Defense policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19.
  • MOBEX trains SAFB Airmen to deploy

    Airmen assigned to the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron assist an Airman with gathering the needed items for a mobility exercise in the Individual Protective Equipment warehouse on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the MOBEX, the wing was tested on its ability to deploy nearly 250 Airmen. Part of this training requires Airmen
  • Airmen test readiness during phase I exercise

    During a Phase I exercise all parts of the wing must work together to ensure Airmen are physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared to deploy and properly equip them to perform their job in a deployed environment.
  • 375th SFS holds combatives training

    Staff Sgt. Corey Ormsby, 375th Security Forces Squadron training instructor, explains the loading and unloading procedures of an X26P taser prior to hands on baton and taser training at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Nov. 19, 2018. Each security forces member receives classroom and practical application training on the taser before being certified
  • Flu shots available

    Flu shots are available at the 375th Medical Operations Squadron’s immunization flight for all service members and their beneficiaries on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The goal is to have 90 percent of Team Scott vaccinated by Dec. 15. No appointment is necessary. Just stop by the medical treatment facility any time from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • BMT curriculum changes focused on inspiring, developing Airmen

    After listening to feedback from the field, a few changes to the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum will transform trainees into more combat ready Airmen.
  • AMC’s Phoenix Spark Tank competition recognizes innovation

    Air Mobility Command held its first-ever Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Grapevine, Texas, where four finalists proposed their innovation ideas to top Air Force leaders and the president of VOX Space Oct. 26.
  • CMSAF Wright: The Airmen We Need must be resilient

    In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well trained, well led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader. Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s assessment of how to use the advantages of multi-domain operations, Wright said the “Airmen We Need” must be well trained, well led and agile in addition to resilient.