NEWS

  • Scott AFB breaks ground on new Joint ops & mission planning center

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Scott Air Force Base is one step closer to its new joint operations and mission planning center following a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction Sept.30. Leaders from Scott’s 375th Air Mobility Wing, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the U.S.

  • KC-135 Stratotankers fuel the fight

    Tasked with refueling these aircraft is an integrated team from the 906th Air Refueling Squadron (ARS), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and the 91st ARS, MacDill AFB, Florida, and their KC-135 Stratotankers.

  • Scott AFB begins COVID-19 vaccinations for DOD personnel  

    The 375th Medical Group began administering a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine today to first responders and healthcare workers as outlined by a Department of Defense distribution plan. This plan establishes the prioritization of vaccinations for front line medical caregivers, mission

  • Robotic mower idea may reduce bird hazards near flightlines

    Airports around the world spend significant time and effort to reduce the risks presented by bird strikes, and two members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron recently returned from an Air Force contest in San Antonio with $300K for an idea to reduce those risks.

  • AMC conducts first MAJCOM-wide MDT training course

    During the five-week span, 14 Airmen from various MDTs representing the 89th, 22nd, 375th, 618th, 87th, 628th, and 60th Communications Squadrons completed a mission-tailored program specializing in cyber defense. These Airmen, representing every MDT in AMC, tailored skills ranging from network

  • Wounded Warrior finds purpose in sharing story

    On Oct. 11, 2015, Col. Laurel Burkel was rescued from the mangled wreckage of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Burkel lived to tell her story, but Maj. Phyllis Pelky, Master Sgt. Greg Kuhse, and three NATO partners were lost. Recently, she shared her story of resiliency during a Wounded Warrior

  • AMC civic leaders STEAM into MacDill

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Air Mobility Command hosted more than 30 members of its Civic Leader Program during a visit to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 11 to 13. The visit focused on the impact of the mobility enterprise mission and promoting the goals of the ongoing Science,

  • Scott launches AMC-wide ‘We Care Guide’

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Scott Air Force Base launched a new online resource called the “We Care Guide” that connects Airmen to a list of resources that can meet their needs.