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This episode of Beyond the Beltway takes a look at U.S. Transportation Command and its worldwide logistics mission USTRANSCOM trailblazing transition to cloud
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command is the first Department of Defense organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.
0 10/25
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander discusses the importance of civic leaders in the community to commanders during AMC's fall Phoenix Rally Sept. 27 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders regularly discussed ways to grow and professionally develop Mobility Airmen.“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of
0 10/04
2017
Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, welcomes home Airmen of the 437th AW returning with the final evacuated C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 15, 2017 due to Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall here. Twenty-two C-17s were evacuated to alternate locations and eight were diverted in response to the hurricane. Airmen of the 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensured the relocated aircraft were maintained and prepared to conduct hurricane recovery operations to the south from alternate installations including Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Last evacuated C-17 returns home
The final C-17 Globemaster III evacuated due to Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall returned here Sept. 15, 2017.
0 9/18
2017
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Yaun, a pilot assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, conducts aerial operations during a training flight onboard a C-17 Globemaster III near Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 8, 2014. Training flights are vital to the operational success of Air Force personnel because they help develop the necessary skills for combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barry Loo/released) AMC continues to pursue fuel efficiency initiatives
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- From electronic flight bags to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency. According to Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, AMC’s fuel efficiency program manager, energy costs for the Air Force total nearly $8
0 6/06
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Commander, Air Mobility Command presented AMC's role in joint operations as a vital part of our national security in a presentation during AMC Headquarters staff Wingman Day activities Feb. 8, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC commander: Mobility Airmen are the ultimate wingmen
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, AMC commander, highlighted AMC’s purpose in joint operations through five recent examples of headline-making global mobility missions.
0 2/09
2017
A child reacts while having a virtual reality experience at the Air Force booth.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jodi Martinez) Scott Airmen inspire youth at Community Science Showcase
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base, an installation with a wide range of cyber capabilities and active duty computer and software programmers, recently collaborated with the St. Louis Science Center to help expose youth to the STEM-related career fields in the Air Force at the Community Science Showcase Jan. 16. “Many people in our community aren’t lucky enough to interact with STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) professionals in their daily lives, so participating in outreach events like this is critical,” said Chief Master Sgt. Diane Slazinik, 375th Communications Group superintendent.
0 1/25
2017
Capt. Damien Miller, 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Sqaudron flight nurse, is part of the Canadian Air Force and is stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Miller is at Scott AFB as part of the officer exhange program he learned about during an AE course run by the Canadian Armed Forces. (U.S. Photo Illustration by Airman Daniel Garcia) Canadian officer gains experience through aeromedical evacuation exchange program
Growing up, Capt. Damien Miller’s father was in the Royal Canadian Air Force, so he became used to constantly moving around and calling any place he ended up with his family “home.” In 2004, Miller followed in his father’s footsteps, commissioning as an officer in the RCAF himself. In 2012 he pursued a path in aeromedical evacuation after eight
0 8/03
2016
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