Updated On: 9/6/2012 12:58:08 PM
Col. Gary Goldstone
375th Air Mobility Wing
Welcome to Scott Air Force Base, home of Air Mobility Command's "Showcase Wing," where we Enable Combat Power! Your assignment here offers you an opportunity to serve in a very dynamic environment. I encourage you as the newest member of Team Scott to make the most of your opportunities here.
The base is located approximately 20 miles east of St. Louis near historic Belleville, Ill. The surrounding communities offer the best of Midwestern living with the excitement of a large metropolitan area just across the mighty Mississippi River.
Scott is home to 66 tenant units including: U.S. Transportation Command, Air Mobility Command, the Military's Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, 18th Air Force, 932nd Airlift Wing (Reserve), 126th Air Refueling Wing (Guard), the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, the Air Force Network Integration Center, the Defense Information Systems Agency and the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization. Everyone here serves an important role in the defense of America and its global interests. We deliver unrivaled DV and aeromedical airlift, provide superior support and service to the base, and provide combat-ready Airmen for our combatant commanders. These distinctive capabilities are based on a commitment to upholding our core values— Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do.
I'm glad you've joined our team! Enjoy your tour, good luck and welcome!