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    November 15, 2018
    EDWARDSVILLE, ILL., NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – If you live in the St. Louis metro area, you’ve likely seen a military jet or helicopter flying overhead. And more likely than not, that jet or helicopter was flying to or from Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County.

    As civilians, most of us rarely think about having an Air Force base in our backyard. But that’s about to change for TheBANK of Edwardsville’s Kevin Welch. Welch, a business banker in St. Clair County, was recently selected to a two-year term in the Scott AFB Honorary Commanders Program.

    “It’s a great honor to be recognized and chosen for this role,” said Welch. “I grew up in Collinsville, and although we would randomly see a military plane and generally knew about the base, I really didn’t realize or understand the great impact that it has on our lives and our local communities. So I’m excited to get a chance to learn all that I can about the base and its culture.”

    O’Fallon Center Manager Kevin Welch pose for a photo with Lt. Col. Nichole Scott. Welch will be paired with Scott in the Honorary Commanders Program at Scott AFB.