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Default Air Force Logo Club membership program changes have arrived
The Air Force club membership program will change by disbanding the club credit card system and switching to an electronic membership program in June 2017. The new program allows members to access the Air Force Club Member Portal, which lets them access club events in real-time. When asked to present proof of membership, members can now use mobile
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Senior Airman Jacob Bolton, Columbus Air Force Base Honor Guardsman, unveils the name of a former 14th Flying Training Wing Airman during a formal Memorial Day Retreat Ceremony May 25, 2017, at the Gene Smith Plaza on
Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. One side of the plaza wall displays the names of previously assigned Columbus AFB pilots who were killed in military aircraft accidents. Capt. Jordan Pierson, a Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 12-07 graduate, died Oct. 2, 2015, in a tragic C-130J Super Hercules crash in Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)
Memorial Day ceremony honors CAFB graduate
Though the day was bright and warm, the crowd was quiet and somber during a Memorial Day ceremony at Gene Smith Plaza in front of the wing headquarters building here May 25, 2017.
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Senior Airman Lisa Jackson, 14th Medical Support Squadron Laboratory Technician, reads the results from a chemical analyzer May 22, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Although the lab has special equipment, they still use outside resources such as LabCorp, a local civilian lab, to ensure correct and accurate results. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) Koritz Clinic Laboratory keeps Airmen healthy
It is inevitable Airmen will sometimes get sick.When they do, the 14th Medical Support Squadron’s Laboratory Flight is responsible for identifying what illness is stopping Team BLAZE from Producing Pilots, Advancing Airmen and Feeding the Fight.The mission of the Lab Flight is to ensure the 14th Flying Training Wing’s Airmen are healthy and able to
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(U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Chip Pons) Updated AtHoc alert system delivers urgent news directly to subscribers’ fingertips
Air Education and Training Command Airmen and their families have always been able to get information on the latest happenings at their location on their work computer, but now members and their families can receive immediate notifications through an improved AtHoc alert system and the new AtHoc mobile app available in the Apple App and Google Play
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Tech. Sgt. Dustin Weeks, 14th Security Forces Squadron Electronic Security Systems and Resource Advisor, and Senior Airman Kyle Jacob, 1th SFS Military Working Dog Handle, congratulate MWD Rex on his retirement May 17, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Rex spent five years as a drug detection dog and also helped Team BLAZE with MWD demonstrations in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Elizabeth Owens) Columbus bids farewell to MWD Rex
After five years, or 37 dog years of Active Duty military service, Military Working Dog Rex retired May 17, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
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2017
Master Sgt. Jeffery McCreary, 14th Security Forces Squadron Superintendent of Installation Security, observes Airman Lucas McWhorter, 14th SFS Installation Entry Controller, as he clears his weapon May 16, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Defenders are trained on weapon safety and handling  and are permitted to carry weapons on base while on duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) Columbus Air Force Base observes Police Week
Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi observed the 2017 Police Week, May 14 – 20, 2017, to honor Security Forces, the Defenders, who work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, rain or shine to keep the base safe and secure from all threats.
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Default Air Force Logo Controlled burn at Shuqualak
The pine tree stands surrounding the auxiliary airfield at Shuqualak were burned April 1, 2017. This was a controlled burn conducted by the US Forest Service through the Air Force Wildland Fire Center. Controlled burning is any fire intentionally ignited to meet specific land management objectives. When used properly, controlled burning will help
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Help prevent storm water pollution
Storm water flow is the leading source of water pollution in the U.S. As storm runoff flows over our roads, parking lots and yards, the rain water picks up and carries away debris, chemicals, dirt and other pollutants through the storm drains to lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands. Storm water pollution is defined as anything other than water that
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Senior Airman Jeremiah Necaise, Senior Airman Johnathan Rosales, Airman 1st Class Camren Smith, Tech. Sgt. Damon Snead, Columbus Air Force Base Honor Guard members and The Honorable Robert Smith, Mayor of Columbus and Columbus AFB Wingman, pose for a photo May 15, 2017, at the Windsor Retirement home in Columbus, Mississippi. The Honor Guard performed a flag folding ceremony for the retirees to witness. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Savannah Stephens) Honor Guard spends time with elderly
Senior Airman Jeremiah Necaise, Senior Airman Johnathan Rosales, Airman 1st Class Camren Smith, Tech. Sgt. Damon Snead, Columbus Air Force Base Honor Guard members and The Honorable Robert Smith, Mayor of Columbus and Columbus AFB Wingman, pose for a photo May 15, 2017, at the Windsor Retirement home in Columbus, Mississippi. The Honor Guard
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Frank Lockhart, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron Conservation Manager, and Tech. Sgt. Andrew McAnally, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Construction Management, uses an acoustical receiver to conduct a bat survey May 4, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Five acoustical receivers were placed around the base and will record the bat high frequency sound waves for three months after which the recordings will be analyzed and each bat will be identified. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sharon Ybarra) Bat survey
In 2015, an endangered species of Indiana bat was found in Northeast Mississippi. The range of the bat would include an area extending to Hwy. 82 and includes Columbus Air Force Base. During the 2015 annual review of the Columbus AFB Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan, the US Fish and Wildlife Ecological Services Division said the base is
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