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Default Air Force Logo Background investigations: Who needs them
Anyone who works on a military installation has probably had one or more conducted on them. Background checks are conducted to determine whether a person is eligible for access to classified information or is assigned to sensitive duties. It is important to the military to conduct these checks to determine a person's loyalty, reliability and
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Default Air Force Logo BLAZE Team learn to take care of hearts in February
The 14th Medical Group would like to remind the BLAZE Team that February is American Heart Month. This is a month dedicated to awareness of the risks and dangers of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart disease, which often
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2008
First Lt. Michael Hawkins, 14th Mission Support Group, looks for an open teammate while Airman 1st Class Tony Savage, 50th Flying Training Squadron, defends him in intramural basketball action Wednesday night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Danielle Hill)
Intramural basketball heats up at CAFB

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2008
Technical Sgt. Keith Martin, 43rd Flying Training Squadron, performs as a vocalist with the 2007 Tops in Blue. The Tops in Blue will perform for the BLAZE Team Feb. 4 at the Rent Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus. (U.S. Air Force photo) Tops In Blue coming to Columbus
Get ready for a fantastic night of free entertainment! Tops In Blue, the premiere entertainment showcase of the U.S. Air Force, will perform its 2007 edition of Tops In Blue musical show entitled "The Fly By" in Columbus, Miss., Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rent Auditorium at Mississippi University for Women. "It's a high-energy musical show that is
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2008
Lieutenant Col. Kelly Menozzi, 48th Flying Training Squadron commander, salutes her new squadron members during the Change of Command ceremony Jan 17 as Colonel Eric Theisen, 14th Operations Group commander, and Lt. Col. David Hammack, former 48th FTS commander, look on. (U.S. Air Force photo) 
Alleycats get new commander
Lieutenant Col. David Hammack relinquished command of the 48th Flying Training Squadron to Lt. Col. Kelly Menozzi Thursday during a ceremony at Columbus Air Force Base's hangar 7. Before taking command of the 48th FTS, Colonel Menozzi was the Director of Operations for the14th Operations Support Squadron. She is a senior pilot with more than 3,000
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2008
Lieutenant Gen. Gary North, commander of 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command Air Forces, Shaw AFB, S.C., address more than 220 Airmen and air-minded community members at a dinner Jan. 17 hosted by the Base Community Council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Danielle Hill)
CENTAF commander visits CAFB
The Columbus Club was at full capacity Thursday night to hear a presentation by Lt. Gen. Gary North. General North is the commander, 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command Air Forces, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The general spoke about the current war today's service men and women are fighting overseas. He had an event packed evening, first spending
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Tax center opens for business
The Columbus AFB Tax Center is now open in its new location, Building 530, the post office. Certified volunteer tax preparers are here to help families get their tax refund. This program and its volunteer tax preparers are IRS certified. The tax center opened its doors Monday and will be open until May 15. The hours of operation are Monday through
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2008
Default Air Force Logo What every officer needs to know about becoming a judge advocate
There are many reasons why an officer would want to become a Judge Advocate. As an attorney in the Air Force, a JAG officer's career is diverse. A JAG officer has the ability to work with various types of law including, but not limited to, criminal law, civil law, contracts, and international law. Officers who are looking to pursue law and justice
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2008
Staff Sgt. Aneeya Fields, 14th Medical Support Squadron, Tech. Sgt. Kimona Woodard, 14th MDSS, Tynisa Eleby,14th Mission Support Group, Capt. Teneshia Nelson, 14th Medical Operations Squadron, and Capt. Christina Peace, 14th MDOS, combined their earnings to win the IPOD Nano at Monte Carlo Night Friday. (U.S. Air Force photo)
High rollers

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2008
Default Air Force Logo Healthy Weight Week focuses on health, wellness
Healthy Weight Week, which falls from Sunday to Jan. 26, is a time to celebrate healthy lifestyles that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. Eat well, live actively and feel good about yourself and others. It's a welcome change from the dieting and binging that typically begin the New Year! Healthy Weight Week celebrates a
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