Scott AFB, IL 62225, USA


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide



  Welcome to your new home, welcome to our community! Welcome to Scott Air Force Base, home of the 375th Air Mobility Wing, Air Mobility Command’s “Showcase Wing!” The 375th AMW enables Team Scott mission execution, provides mission-ready Airmen and capabilities, develops and cares for Airmen and their families, and

About Scott

LOCATION Scott is in southwestern Illinois, surrounded by the cities of Belleville, Shiloh, O’Fallon and Mascoutah. The Shiloh Gate, our primary vehicle entrance point, is 1.5 miles southeast of Interstate 64 (Exit 19A) at Route 158. WEATHER Located in the Central Time Zone, Scott experiences four definite seasons. Temperatures range

Scott Field

A HISTORY OF SHOWCASE ACHIEVEMENTS During World War I, Secretary of War Newton Baker advocated an expanded role for aviation. Business and political leaders on both sides of the Mississippi River wanted the Midwest to be chosen as a site for one of the new “flying fields.” Aerial expert Albert

375th Air Mobility Wing

  The Scott Command Post serves as the nerve center from which the 375th AMW commander monitors and manages the readiness and response of the wing, coordinates the use of personnel and resources, and controls wing operations. The Command Post is co-located and consolidated with 932nd Airlift Wing (Reserve) personnel,

375th Operations Group

The 375th Operations Group is comprised of an Aeromedical Evacuation, Operational Support, Air Refueling and three Airlift Squadrons; in addition to one Combat Flight Inspection Unit. The 375th Operations Group operates Aeromedical Evacuation systems using seven air mobility platforms for worldwide patient movement, conducts combat flight inspection of civilian and

375th Mission Support Group

The 375th Mission Support Group provides base-level support to all organizations assigned to Scott. The units that belong to the group provide a variety of services to the base community. The group is composed of five squadrons. The 375th Civil Engineer Squadron is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing all

375th Communications Group

The 375th Communications Group enables combat power for the 375th Air Mobility Wing in its global reach mission by providing command, control, communications and computer support to the 375th AMW and its 31 tenant units. The group consists of two squadrons and a direct-reporting flight with more than 600 military

375th Medical Group

The 375th Medical Group enables Team Scott mission execution by providing mission-ready medics and capabilities, and develops healthy Airmen and families while fostering base and community partnerships. The 375th MDG provides health services for more than 24,000 and sustains the readiness skills of more than 450 active-duty and Air Reserve

Team Scott Mission Partners

  The 375th Air Mobility Wing hosts some of the nation’s most important organizations — including four headquarters, a Numbered Air Force, a Reserve airlift wing and an Air National Guard air refueling wing.

Base Services & Facilities

  The air passenger terminal provides all information for space-available travel. Customers may obtain recorded flight information by calling 256-1854. For questions about space-available travel, call 256-3017. Hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. WingGate Travel provides customer information and tickets for government official travel only. Customer service hours

Checking In

  When considering what to bring in your carry-on luggage, include all items necessary for duty. Also, include all paperwork and important records required for in-processing. Your unaccompanied baggage will usually arrive 30 days after being shipped. If you have dependents, hand-carry some necessary basic living items with you. For

Law Enforcement

EMERGENCY (911) Locally, the entire 911 system is governed by the Illinois Commerce Commission and is fully integrated with the St. Clair County Emergency 911 system. The 911 system can be dialed from any base, commercial or public pay telephone and is answered at the law enforcement desk. At Scott,

Where to Live

THE HOUSING OFFICE The Housing Office acts as the focal point for housing relocation and referral assistance. Emphasis is placed on locating adequate, affordable temporary and permanent housing. All Department of Defense installations have deployed the Automated Housing Referral Network which is a nationwide, joint service, DOD-sponsored website that offers

Surrounding Communities

  St. Louis, one of the largest cities in Missouri, is on the bank of the Mississippi River just below its junction with the Missouri River, and its downtown is less than 20 miles from Scott AFB. The metropolitan area encompasses 12 counties — seven in Missouri and five in
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