SCOTT AFB

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Welcome

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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 fosters base and c...

About Scott

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Scott is located in southwestern Illinois and is 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.

Scott Field

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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 Bond Lambert joined the St. ...

375th Air Mobility Unit

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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 (Res...

375th Operations Group

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The 375th Operations Group is comprised of an Aeromedical Evacuation, Operational Support, Air Refueling and four Airlift Squadrons; in addition to one Combat Flight Inspection Unit. Totaling 558 personnel, the 375th Operations Group operates Aeromedical Evacuation systems using seven air mobility p...

375th Mission Support Group

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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. ...

375th Communications Group

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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 tha...

375th Medical Group

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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...

Team Scott Partners

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The U.S. Transportation Command is responsible for creating and implementing world-class global logistics solutions in support of the president, secretary of defense and combatant commander assigned missions. USTRANSCOM, one of 10 combatant commands, provides common user and commercial air, land and...

Base Services & Facilities

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The air passenger terminal provides all information for space-available travel. Customers may obtain recorded flight information by calling
256-1854. Questions regarding space-available travel can be answered by calling 256-3017. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. WingGate Travel ...

Checking In

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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 b...

Law Enforcement

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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, the system has ...

Where to Live

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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 se...

Surrounding Communities

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