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  • Site activation task force meets at Scott

    A site activation task force, or SATAF, team met from Jan. 26-30 to continue developing the KC-135 active association. The team consisted of members from Air Mobility Command; the National Guard Bureau and McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., which will be the servicing base for active duty members assigned to the association. Key players from the 126th
  • CCAF: Education now: College degrees open doors for today's Airmen

    This college has no traditional classrooms, teachers, dorms or libraries, but more than 300,000 students are registered. Sixty-seven degree programs are available, and each student can have an individual degree plan developed by any one of more than 5,700 counselors available for assistance. More and more classes are taken by students from homes or
  • Enlisted Commissioning Programs

    Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program The Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program is for selected Airmen who separate from active duty and enlist into the Air Force Reserve. The ASCP program offers enlisted personnel the opportunity to earn a commission while completing their bachelor's degree as an Air Force ROTC cadet, according to
  • Education Benefits: Then & Now

    Education benefits and opportunities available to Airmen today have come a long way since their beginning at the end of World War II. The Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, more commonly know as the GI Bill of Rights, was said to be one of the most important pieces of legislation for servicemembers at that time. However, the act almost didn't
  • 2009 Scholarships for Military Children Program is under way

    If you're a high school or college student and the child of a military family looking for ways to fund your education, you might want to checkout the 2009 Scholarships for Military Children Program that began Nov. 3. Scholarship applications are available in commissaries worldwide and online through a link at https://www.commissaries.com and at
  • Associated supply groups provide dedicated support

    Associate - a word that according to Webster's dictionary means, 'to unite in a relationship; to connect or join together; one joined with another or others in an action, enterprise, or business; a colleague.' Current military members know associates or associations well. To meet the demands of today's joint force military, associations have become
  • Nominations Open for the 2009 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, has opened the nomination season for the 2009 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. National Guard and Reserve members and their families are eligible and encouraged to nominate employers who have gone above and beyond in their support of military employees.
  • Scott Air Force Base Inclement Weather Procedures

    This is a reminder of the reporting procedures for personnel assigned or attached to the 126 Air Refueling Wing (126 ARW) in the event of inclement weather.If Scott AFB determines that weather conditions pose a safety threat to its workers, a change in reporting time will be announced. Personnel can find out this information from the media, the
  • Holiday Mailing Deadlines

        It is not too early to start thinking about holiday cards, letters and packages destined for service members and their families stationed overseas. The U.S. Postal Service recommends sending packages early.     All military mail, regardless of destination, is sent by domestic mail rate. International rates do not apply to military mail