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United States Air Force
404 W. Martin Street
Scott AFB, IL 62225-5359
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The primary mission of Scott Air Force Base is global mobility. The base provides command and control for all logistics of the United States military in air, over land, and across the sea. Team Scott sets policies and executes all air mobility operations. The installation is responsible for providing United States aeromedical evacuation capabilities, flying C-21 operational support airlift, and operating air refueling missions in the KC-135. Scott Air Force Base supplies forces to theater combatant commanders.
375th Air Mobility Wing
The 375th Air Mobility Wing is AMC's Showcase Wing - Executing Rapid Global Mobility Starts Here!
The 375th Air Mobility Wing has managed the domestic aeromedical evacuation system since 1975 by providing timely airlift of seriously ill or injured military personnel, military family members and other Department of Defense patients to medical treatment centers.
The wing's Operational Support Airlift (OSA) fleet consists of 14 C-21A Learjets at Scott AFB . The 458th Airlift Squadron flies OSA missions that provide transportation for government officials, cargo requiring time-sensitive airlift, and single patient aeromedical evacuation. The 54th Airlift Squadron flies executive travel missions on C-40 aircraft.
The 375th consists of several staff agencies and four groups: 375th Medical Group, 375th Mission Support Group, 375th Operations Group, and the 375th Communications Group.
Scott AFB Mission Partners
The 375th Air Mobility Wing hosts many mission partners- including U.S. Transportation Command, Cyberspace Capabilities Center, 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing, a Reserve airlift wing (932nd Airlift Wing), and an Air National Guard refueling wing (126th Air Refueling Wing), the Surface Deployment Distribution Command, the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Defense Information Technology Contracting Office, 15th Operational Weather Squadron and the USAF Band of Mid-America, among others.
It is Illinois law (Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act) that ALL children be in an appropriate car seat and in the rear seat of the vehicle through age 8.
As of January 01, 2019 the Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act requires children under the age of 2 years to be properly secured in a rear-facing child restraint system unless the child weighs 40 or more pounds or are 40 or more inches tall.
Cell phone use while driving is prohibited on Scott AFB. Texting while driving is prohibited both on base and throughout the state of Illinois.
During winter months, inbound personnel should utilize the Scott AFB Snow and Information Line at 618-256-SAFB (7232) or visit www.scott.af.mil to determine base conditions, reporting delays, and facility closures.
Passports and Visas
Ensure member and/or dependents have the required passports and/or visa prior to final out-processing. Member and/or dependents are not allowed to final out-process without the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents. Members electing the accompanied tour will not be permitted to out-process without having the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
These actions are necessary to prevent unforeseen hardships to the military members and their families. Therefore, as a last reiteration, it is essential, members do not out-process without having the appropriate passports/visas for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
Temporary Lodging Facilities provide convenient, low-cost temporary living units for incoming and outgoing military personnel and their families. A limited number of pet-friendly TLF units are available for an additional $10 nightly fee. Lodging also maintains a list of kennels in the local area. Reservations may be made up to three months in advance, 618-256-1844 or DSN 312-576-1844.
Air Force families are eligible to use the Child Care for PCS program paid for by the Air Force Aid Society. AF members who are within 60 days of arrival on base may receive up to 20 hours of child care per child at any Family Child Care home. Personnel from other branches of service may also use this service, however it is paid for by the Friends of Military Families private organization which operates on Scott AFB. Individuals from all branches of service should stop by the Airman & Family Readiness Center upon arrival with a copy of their PCS orders to get a program voucher and list of child care providers. Call the A&FRC at 618-256-8668 or DSN 312-576-8668 or email the org box at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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