Welcome to Scott AFB

Scott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base located near Belleville, Illinois. The base covers 3.7 square miles and has a population of 2,700 people. The base was established in 1917 when the training of airplane pilots began. The base was named after Corporal Frank S. Scott who was the first enlisted person to be killed in an aviation crash. Scott Air Force Base became the new home of the general headquarters of the Air Force for the entire United States Army in June of 1938. In preparation for that assignment, the base was completely redesigned, and new Colonial style administration buildings, barracks, and family quarters were built. Today, Scott is home to the headquarters of many major military organizations including the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the Air Mobility Command (AMC), the United States Army Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), and the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC) as well as many others.

Weather in the Scott Air Force Base area tends to be warm in the summer with temperatures in the 70s and very cold in the winter with the temperatures in the 30s. Annual rainfall in the area is 38 inches with the wettest month being November. July is the warmest month, and January is the coldest. Local housing options are available nearby in cities such as O’Fallon, Lebanon, and St. Louis. The base is operated by the 375th Air Mobility Wing and is also home to the Air Force Reserve’s 932nd Airlift Wing and the Air National Guard’s 126th Air Refueling Wing. Its airfield is also used by civilian aircraft with civilian operations run by the MidAmerican St. Louis Airport.
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  About DoD Housing Network

Welcome to DoD Housing Network. We provide the resources for you to make an educated housing decision upon your PCS arrival to Scott AFB. Whether you decide to stay on base in Scott AFB housing or use your basic allowance for housing (BAH) to rent or purchase a home in the community surrounding Scott AFB, our relocation tools will help you make the right choice. Feel free to browse the homes for rent, homes for sale by owner (FSBO) and featured real estate, as well as the local businesses that work with Scott AFB inbound soldiers and their families. Our goal at DoD Housing Network is to help you better understand Scott AFB and the surrounding communities, neighborhoods and activities. If you need temporary lodging upon your arrival to Scott AFB please visit our lodging section with available hotels close to base. When looking at the rental homes, apartments and homes for sale make sure to use our tools in each listing to research the schools, demographics, crime rates and other helpful community information pertaining to O’Fallon , Shiloh , Mascoutah , Lebanon , Fairview Heights , Swan Sea , Belleville , East St. Louis , and other nearby areas. Please note DoD Housing Network is not a government sponsored website.

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