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  1. A visit with poet, Patricia Neely-Dorsey of MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Both of my parents are from West Point , Mississippi. My father was in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Belleville, Illinois, where I was born. The family moved back to Tupelo, Mississippi when I was about six months old. My ...

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  2. Contracts awarded for the week of July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... worth up to $22 million from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center for fence remediation services at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Population Services International of the District won a contract worth up to $500 million from the Agency for International ...

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  3. Value-Added Modeling (VAM) is pseudoscience, but profitable pseudosciences persistRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Schools Matter

    ... : SAS Institute Inc. won a $6,479,583.96 federal contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, for Statistical Analysis System software licenses and support renewal. When a huge firm like SAS pulling down big ...

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  4. Where is best place for airmen to be based in US? Think corn, not HawaiiRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Scott Air Force Base is one of the best places for airmen to be stationed, according to an Air Force Times analysis of 68 bases in the U.S. The military newspaper said Monday that it had evaluated and weighed regional housing prices, school performance, on-base health care, crime, commissary size, commutes and other quality-of-life indicators.

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  5. Dayton Air Force Base honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... which made the rankings based on a dozen categories. Wright-Patterson tied for the top spot with Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The Dayton Daily News reports that the rankings took into account factors including school quality, cost of living, ...

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  6. MacDill among best bases in rankings by Air Force TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... Support Element and other mission partners, was tied with Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. Scott Air Force Base in Illinois and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio were tied for the top spot in the Air Force Times' rankings. To ...

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  7. Where is the best place for airmen to be based in the U.S? Think corn, not Hawaii.Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Scott Air Force Base is one of the best places for airmen to be stationed, according to an Air Force Times analysis of 68 bases in the U.S. The military newspaper said Monday that it had evaluated and weighed regional housing prices, school performance, on-base health care, crime, commissary size, commutes and other quality-of-life indicators.

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  8. Frustrations of waiting weeks for returning soldiers dissipates with Fort Carson homecomingRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... she said, are made at the Tanker Airlift Control Center at the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, and Fort Carson is just "the customer." With the situation out of their control, all they could do was wait. "There's tons of ...

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  9. NM Air Force bases fly high on livability listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... , climate and on-base amenities. Picking the best base resulted in a tie. According to the publication, Scott Air Force Base in Illinois and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio shared the top spot.

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  10. 5 things you don't need to know but might want to and Scott Air Force Base's top rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... will join other guests today on "The Diane Rehm Show" on NPR to discuss the future of classical music. Scott Air Force Base tied for first place in an Air Force Times assessment of the top places to live among the nation's 68 Air Force bases. Scott ...

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  11. Airmana s remains returned home 62 years after his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Aerotech News And Review

    Members of the Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard transport the remains of Airman 3rd Class Howard Martin during a dignified arrival July 10, 2014, at the Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana.

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  12. Report: Wright-Patt best among 68 U.S. Air Force basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... a variety of data from schools, crime rates, traffic and on-base amenities. Wright-Patt, along with Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, tied for first. "Our top five bases may not get a lot of attention or be as glamorous a posting as, say, Joint Base ...

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  13. Special Report: The top 5 best bases for airmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Air Force Times

    Base Operations at Scott Air Force Base. The area has low housing prices, a low crime rate and top on-base services.

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  14. Editorial: Surprises in base rankingsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Air Force Times

    ... lower costs of living, top commissaries and exchanges and expansive medical facilities came out on top: Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, ...

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  15. Guest view: Stronger education compact helps military familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... seeking to enroll their children in public schools when they transfer into Illinois for assignments at Scott Air Force Base and other military installations. Military families face unique challenges during the course of their service members' ...

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  16. Durbin Wants Scott Air Force Base Building Named After DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... bill being considered in Congress includes his directive that the Air Force chief designates a Scott Air Force Base building in Alan Dixon's honor. Dixon died July 6 at age 86. The Democrat's political career spanned more than 40 years. He was in ...

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  17. HOH: 'Al The Pal' Could Get Air Force Facility Named After HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... process on the fate of its facilities one of his causes in his Senate career. "His work to make sure Scott Air Force Base was given a critical mission in our nation's defense has resulted in Scott becoming one of our nation's premier Air Force ...

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  18. Scott ties for 1st in best places to be stationed in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    Scott Air Force Base tied for first place with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, in southwestern Ohio, according to an Air Force Times assessment of 68 Air Force bases nationwide that goes online Monday.

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  19. Durbin wants air base site named in Dixon's honorRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ... bill being considered in Congress includes his directive that the Air Force chief designates a Scott Air Force Base building in Alan Dixon's honor. Dixon died July 6 at age 86. The Democrat's political career spanned more than 40 years. He was in ...

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  20. Defense bill funds National Guard, VA claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... and the tens of thousands of personnel serving at Naval Station Great Lakes, Rock Island Arsenal and Scott Air Force Base, near Mascoutah. The Pentagon spending bill includes $1.3 billion for the Boeing Company, at its plant in St. Louis, to build ...

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