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Lowndes Young Leaders watch 14th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controllers as they direct aircraft April 10, 2018. On average, 100 freshman apply for the program but only about 20 percent are selected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) Lowndes Young Leaders visit Columbus AFB
The Lowndes Young Leaders program visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 10 for a base tour.
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Second lieutenants greet Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing Commander, before Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-07’s graduation ceremony April 6, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Parker spoke on many topics and acknowledged his pride for the newest graduates joining the elite military aviators in the world’s greatest Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Parker speaks about Air Force ‘wings’ during 18-07 graduation
The badge commonly referred to as wings, sits over the heart of all aircrew in the U.S. Air Force.
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David Mongeau, a Mississippi State University Aircraft Propulsion student, examines the shell of a T-38C Talon engine April 4, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. An aerospace engineering student will spend over 1,000 hours in their classroom learning the different components of aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) MSU students tour Columbus AFB propulsion lab
On average, an aerospace engineering student will spend over 1,000 hours in their classroom learning the components of aircraft. The Mississippi State University Aircraft Propulsion Class visited Columbus Air Force Base’s propulsion lab April 3.
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Dr. Marcia Stewart, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program manager, states the SAPR proclamation for Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The Columbus SARC reporting hotline is (662) 364-0822 and their duty phone is (662) 434-1228. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Sexual assault awareness: “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission”
There are a lot of observances that people recognize each year, and April is Sexual Assault Prevention Month on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
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A black box with the words U.S. Air Force Eagle Eyes watch.report.protect See something, say something: Eagle Eyes vital to spotting danger
In an effort to highlight the importance of reporting suspicious behavior, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and security forces officials across the Air Force are urging all base personnel to remember “If you see something, say something.” Individuals are encouraged if they notice something that shouldn't be there, or someone's
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Active Duty? Enroll to continue TRICARE coverage after retirement
Retiring from active duty, whether a medical retirement or a regular retirement, is a significant life event. You should know before you retire which TRICARE programs best suit your and your family’s needs.
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lieutenant Sean Duval, 33rd Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer, stands in front of an F-35A Lightning II March 19, 2018, on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). Duval took part in a maintenance officer exchange to learn about the differences and similarities between Air Force and Navy F-35 operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson/Released) Air Force officer integrates into naval carrier ops
Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd maintenance squadron maintenance operations officer, participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln.
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Milton Rawl chips on the 8th hole March 26, 2018 at Lion Hills Columbus Country Club in Columbus, Mississippi. Rawl was participating in the Happy Irby Golf Tournament fundraiser, focused on helping donate items to children in need across the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Happy Irby Golf Tournament swings success
The annual Happy Irby Golf Tournament held this year at the Lion Hills Columbus Country Club, Mississippi, took place March 26, raising money through player participation and local sponsors.
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First Lt. Hannah Ferrarini, 14th Force Support Squadron officer in-charge of Career Development played soccer since she was a 6 year old. “People need a purpose, and you’ll find it if you work for something crazy,” said Ferrarini. (Courtesy photo) Goal-getter: Academy grad soccer player displays resiliency
From start to finish a marathon is 26.2 miles long, a 5k is roughly 3.1 miles long, and the average female step is only 2.2 feet in length. For 1st Lt. Hannah Ferrarini, 14th Force Support Squadron officer in-charge of Career Development here, taking life at 2.2 feet at a time was a necessity after having an intense skiing accident during spring break over five years ago.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cheryl Buehn, 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38A Talon nstructor pilot, poses in front of T-38A Talons at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 27, 2018. Fighter pilot takes inspiration to new heights
“I hear at times in my uniform out and about in daily life, ‘do they let women fly?’” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cheryl Buehn, the only female instructor pilot in the 71st Fighter Training Squadron. “I don’t think they realize they’re asking a female fighter pilot. So I take a breath and I say, ‘absolutely. They let women fly fighters, tankers, RPAs, everything. Both men and women fly a lot of different platforms, and everyone is important to the fight right now.’”
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