Scott AFB commander dismissed amid sexual misconduct investigation

SCOTT AFB — A Scott Air Force Base Colonel was relieved of his duties amid a sexual misconduct investigation.

Col. John Howard was the commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing. He was relieved of his duties on Monday, according to a news release from Scott Air Force Base.

Colonel Howard is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct. The investigation is being led by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

Meanwhile, Col. W. Chris Buschur has been named the new 375th AMW commander. He previously served as vice commander for the unit.