Air Force Wings

Scott Air Force Base

375th Airlift Wing

404 W. Martin Street   Scott AFB, IL 62225

Scott AFB

Scott Air Force Base is operated by the 375th Air Mobility Wing and is also home to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 932d Airlift Wing and the Illinois Air National Guard’s 126th Air Refueling Wing, the latter two units being operationally gained by AMC.


The primary mission of Scott Air Force Base is global mobility. The base commands and controls all logistics of 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, fly operational support airlift in the C-21, and air refueling missions in the KC-135. Scott Air Force Base supplies forces to theater combatant commanders.


It was announced in June 2014 that two new cyber security squadrons will be added to the three currently on base.  Its airfield is also used by civilian aircraft, with civilian operations at the base referring to the facility as MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. MidAmerica has operated as a Joint Use Airport since beginning operations in November 1997. A

Arriving at Scott AFB

The 24-hour arrival point at Scott is the lodging office. Lodging is located at 1812 Winters Street (across from the Dining Facility, Child Development Centers and Metro Link Station). Visitors to Scott AFB can enjoy their stay in the new VQ! It features a new 6 story, 284 room, 17 suite lodging facility with 2 conference rooms, an exercise room and Rickenbacker’s Coffee Shop.


Base Newcomers’ Orientation is hosted at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (building 1650) and is held every Tuesday beginning at 7:30 am. Newcomers’ Orientation is mandatory for all newly arrived personnel at Scott AFB. Spouses are encouraged to attend either the Newcomers’ Orientation with the member or attend the Team Scott Heart Link, an orientation to the military and Scott AFB, held quarterly. Spouses may contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center at (618) 256-8668 for more information on the Heart Link program.


Air Force personnel serviced by host wing Military Personnel Section (all 375th units, 635th units, AFNIC, and 15 OWS).  

On your first duty day after arriving on base, report to the MPS (Military Personnel Section) Customer Support Office located in Building P-10. The MPS is closed on the 2nd Thursday of each month for wing training day and by appointment only on Wednesday of each month. Upon in-processing all members will receive an information sheet regarding reporting instructions. When reporting to the Customer Support Office, bring personnel records and two copies of your orders and amendments, supervisor info, and new duty phone number (if known). The Scott AFB First Term Airmen Center (FTAC) program and Newcomers’ Orientation is mandatory for all newly arrived enlisted first term Airmen, first duty station, assigned to Scott.

Base Population

The Scott community has a total population of 41,204

Active Duty military – 5,533, Civilians – 5,085, Air Force Reserve – 1,519, Air National Guard – 865, Family Members (Dependents) – 9,870, Retired Military – 18,332