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A recent study by a non-profit research institute suggests a swath of land near Scott Air Force Base originally intended for an intelligence agency campus could still be developed into a diverse business park. There are two sections of land potentially available for development — one privately owned section ...
This year, the Scott Air Force Base Exchange is helping Airmen and their families share the love on Valentine's Day with candy and gifts at the Scott ... “The Exchange is passionate about helping service members and their families save money,” said Rita Sheridan, Scott AFB Exchange general manager.

Ricky “Mr. G” Griebel is nothing short of a phenomenal, hard-working man, who Scott Air Force Base has been fortunate to have kept for 40 years. He was hired on to the Air Force team as a civilian carpenter, responsible for packing and crating. Of course, it didn't take long for Griebel to shine and make his ...
... ▫ A-4 (162 feet long. Non-rigid. Built by Goodyear): Participated in the Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell bombing tests off Virginia before arriving at Scott Field. Landed at Belleville Township High School in February 1923. Dismantled late in 1923;. ▫ C-2 (196 feet long. Non-rigid): Stopped at Scott Field during the ...
A ribbon cutting for the new Scott Inn at Scott Air Force Base took place Jan. 18. Builders broke ground on the facility March 11, 2016, and the grand opening took place Jan. 18, 2018. The new 6-story visitor's center features 284 rooms and 17 suites. Additionally, the rooms at Scott Inn feature cable ...
Scott AFB is making changes to its Recycling Collection Area to promote a more efficient and cleaner center. The recycling center is now only open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, instead of 24/7, which should help alleviate a major problem of illegal dumping. The new hours should help since our ...

In recognition of the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Scott Air Force Base held a MLK Jr. Luncheon on Jan. 16 at the Scott Event Center. The theme for this year's event was, “MLK 50 Forward: Together we win with love for humanity.” Col. Chris Buschur, 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, said ...
Scott Air Force Base was named the second-best place at which to be stationed while serving in the Air Force by a national military news website. Air Force Times said Scott Air Force Base “fits whatever lifestyle you have” because of the base's proximity to the city of St. Louis, as well as quiet suburban living ...
Kepner returned to Scott AFB to command the Air Technical Training Command). The RS-1 went out of service in late 1928 after several local flights at Scott Field, due to envelope porosity (gas leakage). While pending a decision to replace the envelope, the RS-1's parts were placed in storage at Scott Field ...
Donald Gillen, a U.S. Army veteran, was honored for his service as Brig. Gen. Lee Payne, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, presented the Congressional Gold Medal to him during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base Jan. 6. The medal is the highest civilian award that Congress bestows and it honors ...
No matter what the season, Outdoor Recreation aid Jess Petot is there planning and then driving a bus to take Scott Airmen and their families to an adventure. Having grown up in Southern Illinois, Petot said she likes to use the trips to show people that “it's not flat and boring out here.” It's so quiet.
The Air Force Key Spouse Program contributes to the resilience and welfare of the Scott Air Force Base community by helping to improve the quality of life among Airmen and their families. Key spouses reach out to welcome new members of the base community, disseminate information from unit ...
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is now the new home to the Scott Air Force Base Installation Voting Assistance Office. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, protects the rights of absent service members, members of the Merchant Marines, the Public Health Service, and the ...
Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed. JAN. 18-31. YOUTH INDOOR HOCKEY, REGISTER THROUGH JAN. 31. Youth interested in playing gym hockey can register until Jan. 31 at the Scott Youth Center. Program open to ages ...
Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed. JAN. 25-31. YOUTH INDOOR HOCKEY, REGISTER THROUGH JAN. 31. Youth interested in playing gym hockey can register until Jan. 31 at the Scott Youth Center. Program open to ages ...
Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed. JAN. 11-31. YOUTH INDOOR HOCKEY, REGISTER THROUGH JAN. 31. Youth interested in playing gym hockey can register until Jan. 31 at the Scott Youth Center. Program open to ages ...
In the mobility world, airmen pride themselves on an “always-there” mentality. I recently had the pleasure of flying Elinor Otto, a remarkable 98-years-young, who shares that mentality. In fact, this American icon, one of the original Rosie the Riveters, embodies the concepts of commitment and service, ...

The 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs will not be producing content for the Command Post during the Christmas and New Year's holiday season. Regular news coverage about Scott Air Force Base, the Air Force and the Department of Defense will resume with the Jan. 4 edition of Command Post.
With traffic slowed for construction on Interstate 64, a semi struck the back of a passenger car and drove up on top of the trunk and backseat, police said. It's the same scenario that has played out twice previously in the past month, said Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. The crash happened at about ...
A colonel will soon take the helm as the new commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing at Scott Air Force Base after the previous commander was ousted amid sexual misconduct allegations. Col. Leslie A. Maher will assume command at 10 a.m. Feb. 20 during an Assumption of Command ceremony at the ...
A new commander has been named for the 375th Air Mobility Wing at Scott Air Force Base, after a prior commander was removed amid sexual misconduct allegations. Col. Leslie Maher will assume command Feb. 20 of the 375th Air Mobility Wing, officials said Tuesday. Maher currently is director for the ...
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE • A colonel was named commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing here Tuesday following the ouster of the previous commander amid sexual misconduct allegations. Col. Leslie A. Maher will assume command Feb. 20, leading more than 3,100 personnel at the base about 25 ...
... is impacting members of the military right here in our community at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The shutdown was the talk of the town in Mascoutah Saturday night. “It's kind of scary. I've never been through one before,” Brittany Fife said. Fife's worked at the commissary on Scott AFB for a few months.
Some civilian employees at Scott Air Force Base found themselves on a temporary leave of absence Monday morning shortly before Senate lawmakers voted to end a partial shutdown after a weekend of failed negotiations. “We were really hoping it wouldn't come to this,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt.
A Scott Air Force Base Navy reservist was charged Monday with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Roger T. Lee, 41, was in possession of at least 10 photos depicting children performing sexual acts, according to charges filed in St. Clair County. Two of the charges were for possession of a ...
This year, the event wasn't held in June at the O'Fallon Community Park, as it has been traditionally, because of scheduling conflicts with the Scott Air Force Base 2017 Air Show commemorating the base's 100-year anniversary. “We weren't going to have our Salute to Scott. We were going to delay it this ...
ST. LOUIS - An Air Force veteran is doing his part in helping other veterans make the transition into civilian life through tools to better their future careers. When Andrey Barshay finished his service in the Air Force, he was not sure where to go or how to start their new lives. So, he attended a ...
Keeping kids safe in cyberspace was high on the priority list for Scott Air Force Base Cyberspace Squadron members who visited two O'Fallon schools in the spirit ... We have had many successful events this year,” said Donald “Eric” Amos, chairman of the Scott AFB's NCSAM School visit committee.
Several times during the ceremony, Walls was recognized for his diligence in leading SDDC's move to Scott AFB resulting from the 2005 Defense Base ... Walls was also recognized for his volunteerism in coaching the SDDC basketball team (which won the Scott Air Force Base base championship in 2016) ...
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - Women at Scott Air Force Base are making their mark in the military, enduring intense training to become pilots. There are 81 active flyers in the 375th Operations Group at Scott. Eight are women, including Major Mallory Nordquist from Rhode Island, and First Lieutenant ...
Scott Air Force Base News. Scott Air Force Base meetings ... The Scott AFB Widow/Widower's Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in Bldg. 1650, Airman and Family Readiness Center (near the Post Office) and is bring your own lunch style. For more information, call ...
“We wanted to reach out to the general population and not just cyber professionals. This month's activities have engaged more than 7,600 students, military, and civilians throughout the Scott AFB community.” Trias said he believes that the more conversations there are about the importance of cybersecurity, ...
This event is organized by O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee to show appreciation for base personnel and to increase the awareness of the important relationships that exist between Scott Air Force Base, its families, and surrounding communities. People should bring their ...
Scott Air Force Base's Global Reach Planning Center was renamed the Gen. Duane H. Cassidy Conference Center during a dedication ...
Included in this article is information about Red Ribbon Week as well as various events involving Scott Air Force Base recognizing the week.
“The Exchange appreciates the strength and resiliency of all military children,” said Rita Sheridan, general manager of the Scott AFB Exchange.
... Evacuation Squadron at Scott Air Force Base renovated the C-130 ... After being flown to Scott AFB in 2015 and towed to a concrete pad ...
The Scott AFB Centennial Fall Festival is scheduled for 2-8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Scott Event Center. The festival will feature a live concert by David ...
The Scott AFB Exchange is boosting savings on first-day purchases made with a new MILITARY STAR card. Shoppers who use a new card for ...
The Scott AFB Widow/Widower's Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in Bldg. 1650, Airman and Family ...
The Illinois Guard is already helping in other ways — Leighton says 8 airmen based at Scott Air Force base have been on the island since ...
Airmen, families and retirees at Scott AFB can get a head-start on holiday shopping while keeping gifts away from prying eyes with fee-free ...
As the year comes to a close on Scott Air Force Base, the 375th Force Support Squadron continues with the quality of life improvements. Scott AFB customers can now enjoy all the completed major improvement projects in many locations.
Join the Outdoor Adventure Program from 6:30-10 p.m. Nov. 17 for this exciting game. This event qualifies as a Single Airmen Programming Initiative. Single Airmen fee—$5. Adults—$35. Registration required. For more details, follow OAP on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.
“If you're associated with Scott Air Force Base or an O'Fallon-Shiloh resident who directly supports the base, please bring your family and join ...
The most important factor is the area's location next to Scott Air Force Base, home of the U.S. Transportation Command and the Defense ...
The event is open to anyone with access to Scott AFB. Sign ups are “teams of 4,” but individuals are welcome to attend at any time. Participation ...
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE – Hurricane Irma evacuees are heading back to Florida. Some of them are service members who need to help with ...
... to be,” Chuck Rosenberg told a small crowd at Scott Air Force Base on Monday morning, the 16th anniversary of the deadly terrorist attack.
9, 2017, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Two contingency response teams ... N.J., prepositioned at Scott AFB, to await forward deployment to support ...


 

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