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C-17 Plane at Scott AFB

Scott Air Force Base

Scott AFB Facts Location: St. Clair County, near Mascoutah, Illinois Website: Visit Scott AFB Website › Phone: (618) 256-1110 Longitude: -89.835278 Latitude: 38.545278 DSN: 576-1110 This is a United States Air Force named after the first person killed in an airplane crash, Corporals Frank S. Scott. Illinois Scott is located in St. Clair County, near […]

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Old School Military Collection at Rock Island Arsenal

Rock Island Arsenal

Rock Island Arsenal Facts Location: On an island on the Mississippi River, Illinois Website: Visit Rock Island Arsenal Website › Phone: (309) 782-6001 Longitude: -90.5786 Latitude: 41.5095 DSN: 793-6001 The Rock Island Arsenal was originally set up as a leather field gear and accoutrement manufacturing center as well as an arsenal. It is now the […]

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Naval Station Great Lakes Soldiers parade

Naval Station Great Lakes

Great Lakes Facts Location: Lake County, North Chicago, Illinois Website: Visit Great Lakes Website › Phone: (847) 688-3500 Longitude: -87.850765 Latitude: 42.308162 DSN: 792-3500 Build originally with 38 buildings; the Illinois Great Lakes is the host of the boot camp of the United States Navy. Known officially as Naval Station Great Lakes, the first buildings […]

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