Each decade brings its own innovations, but through the wealth of advancements in computing and networking technologies, the 1990s were truly a revolutionary time in the history of the Air Force. Associated organizational changes also foundationally re-shaped the way the Air Force managed communications and further transformed the military’s approach to traditional warfare.
Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, recently explored the many capabilities of Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, including Airmen’s ability to generate agile combat airlift, ensure full-spectrum readiness and embody a warrior culture.
Team Fairchild hosted the Mobility Guardian 2019 International Planning Conference Feb. 4-7 where more than 180 representatives from 13 partners and 27 U.S. government agencies, including 21 total force air mobility wings, planned for the future exercise.
To the hundreds—if not thousands—of service men and women, civilians, retirees and dependents of Scott Air Force Base who established, supported and contributed to Operation Coast Watch during last month’s partial government shutdown, the Coast Guard family says “Thank you, shipmates!”
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is continuing its Free Friday giveaways in 2019, offering Scott AFB Airmen and their families a chance to win riding lawn mowers, furniture, grills, blenders, espresso makers and more.
Army Reserve Soldiers from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s Deployment Support Command recently brought a unique layer of experience to meet the needs of high tempo operations at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
The Scott AFB Exchange is helping Airmen and military families launch a BE FIT lifestyle with healthier eating habits as the new year begins, reaffirming its commitment to service members’ readiness and resiliency.
The Air Force recently announced it is removing the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing requirement for active-duty promotions to the grades of E-7 through E-9, beginning this fall with the 2019 E-9 promotion cycle.
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright told members of Congress at Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, that issues such as adequate base housing, reliable child care and other quality of life factors are “inextricably linked” to the service’s readiness.