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10 hrs ago | Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

POV shipping program undergoes changes

With the exception of eight cities that will close their vehicle processing locations, many others will remain in the same city, but provide services at a different location and street address.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, RAF Croughton, US Navy, Edison, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KPLR-11

Stranger Danger at Scott Air Force Base

It happened Wednesday evening in the housing area of the base. Reports say the man was driving a black van with a dog and approached two girls separately and asked if they wanted to see a box full of money.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Report of suspicious man approaching children spurs security sweep at SAFB

Security forces at Scott Air Force Base are investigating a report of a suspicious man approaching two children near base housing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Officials, lawmakers showcase Scott AFB to Air Force secretary

Deborah Lee James, the 23rd secretary of the Air Force, speaks during an interview at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the end of her first overseas visit since becoming the Air Force's top civilian leader in December.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, US News, Scott AFB, IL, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican

Mon Apr 14, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

General Officer Announcements

Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Ramstein Air Base, US Army, Aviano Air Base

Belleville News Democrat

Durbin and Air Force Secretary James to tour Scott on Tuesday

Durbin and James, along with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, will tour Scott's Air Operations Center and the 126th Air Refueling Wing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican

WJPF-AM Carterville

Scott Air Force Base Airshows A Thing Of The Past?

Regularly scheduled air shows are unlikely to return to Scott Air Force Base in southwestern Illinois because of deep Pentagon spending cuts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Illinois

WTAX-AM Springfield

Durbin Vows to Protect Illinois from BRAC

Another round of military base closings isn't inevitable, says U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin , but he still wants Illinois to make its case to keep its big military facilities open.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US Military, US Air Force, Rock Island Arsenal, IL, Great Lakes, IL, North Chicago, IL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Our valued county leaders

Our ongoing effort to tell taxpayers what they are paying their public employees yielded some interesting results this past week when St. Clair County’s 2013 payroll was published.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US National Guard

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Illinois beginning $50 million transportation infrastructure improvement projects

The Metro East Park and Recreation District will be given funds to complete the Scott-Troy Trail connecting Madison to St. Clair County.

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Related Topix: St Clair County, IL, US Military, US Air Force, O'Fallon, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Budget cuts could spell the end for regularly scheduled Scott AFB air shows

Scott Air Force Base last hosted an air show in September 2012. During the preceding years, the annual "Airpower Over the Midwest Air Show" drew enthusiastic crowds exceeding 100,000 people to the air base outside Mascoutah.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fairchild Air Force Base, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, MacDill Air Force Base, McConnell Air Force Base

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Digital Game Developer

USO Celebrates Month of the Military Child to Honor and Support our Youngest Military Heroes

Military kids are making big sacrifices alongside their parents, from long separations during deployments to multiple relocations to learning to cope with a parent coming home changed from visible or invisible wounds of war, todays military family is strong and resilient but they still need Americas support.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force, Fort Riley, KS

U.S. Department of Defense

General Officer Assignments

Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman, deputy director for command, control, communications and computer/cyber systems, J-6, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to deputy director, future operations , U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Senate confirms Gen. Selva to lead USTRANSCOM

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Gen. Paul Selva as the next commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, based at Scott Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois

Digital Game Developer

Elmo and Friends Kick Off Seven-Month Sesame Street/USO Tour and Take ...

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families the USOs longest running, traveling tour based on Sesame Streets award-winning Military Families Initiative has kicked off its seven-month, stateside adventure.

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Related Topix: Sesame Street, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Kevin Clash, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

The Fray, Bonnie Raitt among Fair Saint Louis headlinersThe Fray,...

National acts Bonnie Raitt, the Band Perry, the Fray and Musiz Soulchild are set to headline this year's Fair St. Louis celebration.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Sound-off 4/7

Freezing the salaries of St. Clair County office-holders is nothing but a feel-good election year ploy.

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Related Topix: St Clair County, IL, Belleville, IL, US Military, US Air Force, Mark, IL, Madison County, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Guest view: Cuts have real effect for those in uniform

In December, the U.S. Air Force announced several force management programs aimed at cutting 25,000 Airmen and 900 civilians during the next five years.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Webster University

Stars and Stripes

Air Force unit at Scott to cut 99 civilian, military jobs

Air Force cost-cutting and reorganization efforts have led the Air Force Network Integration Center to cut 43 percent of its jobs at Scott Air Force Base, resulting in the loss of 99 positions in the unit by next year.

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Related Topix: US Military, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Fleet complete

A U.S. Air Force crew ferried the 18th C-5M Super Galaxy to Dover Air Force Base, Del., April 2 from the Lockheed Martin facilities in Marietta, Ga.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, Marietta, GA

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