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An aircraft from each of the 14th Flying Training Wing flying squadrons were represented in a dissimilar formation in the vicinity of Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi Oct.1, 2015. The formation was led by the T-1A Jayhawk and flanked by two T-6A Texan II aircraft on its left, two T-38C Talon aircraft on its right and followed by the A-29 Super Tucano behind it. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile) AF, NATO works to address pilot shortage
Pilot shortages, syllabus changes among topics discussed during the 75th meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program Steering Committee at Sheppard Air Force Base that wrapped up March 9, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Justin Elliott, Air Force Strategic Policy fellow, was recorded while presenting a briefing at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas on Feb. 22, 2018.  Elliott’s briefing, sharing an aviator’s perspective on physiological events in flight, is now being integrated into student undergraduate pilot training across Air Education and Training Command bases.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Peterson) Test pilot briefs T-6 nation
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas—An F-16 Fighting Falcon’s sustained 9 g-force break turn is no small matter on a normal day.  Imagine yourself there. Your head weighs 180 pounds and your arms are pinned to the stick and throttle; let go of your breath the wrong way, and you watch the world fade from gray to black in an instant.  Now add to
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An aircraft from each of the 14th Flying Training Wing flying squadrons were represented in a dissimilar formation above Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi Oct.1, 2015. The formation flight was performed to showcase the capability of Columbus’ aircraft to incorporate the A-29 into a formation of six aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile) Our 14th MDG: Air Force award winners
Two individuals from the 14th Medical Group earned Air Force level Awards for their hard work in 2017.
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West Lowndes and Columbus High School students do push-ups Feb. 23, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The student are enrolled in a Too Good for Drugs program, which promotes healthy living and smart life choices.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) Columbus AFB tells children they are ‘Too Good for Drugs’
Children from West Lowndes and Columbus High Schools participated in a Too Good for Drugs program Feb. 23 here to promote a healthier lifestyle.
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Airmen from the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron, Engineering, Hurlburt Field, Florida, work on the flightline of Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, July 12, 2016. Airmen from the 823rd REDHORSE work on these sorts of projects to meet training requirements and prepare for deployments, which also benefit stateside Air Force bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class John Day) 14th CES; building Columbus AFB one brick at a time
The 14th Civil Engineer Squadron is tasked with planning, constructing and maintaining infrastructure here.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, and Maj. Lincoln Olsen, T-6 instructor pilot, conduct a T-6 Texan II safety check before conducting an operational demonstration at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, Feb. 21, 2018. Doherty was on the flightline getting test data first-hand during the command-wide T-6 operational pause. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sean Worrell) T-6 operational pause lifted today
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas--Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, has ordered an end to the operational pause of the T-6 Texan II fleet, with flying operations resuming Feb. 27 following the collection and analysis of operational flight test data. The pause was the result of multiple unexplained physiological events experienced by
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Maj. Gen. James P. Scanlan, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida, spoke at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-05’s graduation Feb. 16, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Scanlan talked to the Air Force’s 20 newest aviators about their role as not just a pilot, but officer and a leader in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) Scanlan instructs pilots to lead Airmen, not aircraft
Maj. Gen. James P. Scanlan, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida, spoke to graduates during Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-05’s graduation Feb. 16 at the Kaye Auditorium here.
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U.S. Army Parachute Team “Golden Knights” members jump out of a C-31 Fokker during the 2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show: America’s Air & Space Expo at JBA, Md., Sept. 17, 2017. The three-day event was in conjunction with the Air Force’s 70th anniversary and displayed it capabilities through air power and focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez) Army’s “The Golden Knights” to be at Columbus AFB
The U.S. Army Parachute Team, “The Golden Knights,” inspire audiences of all ages with their patriotism and exciting maneuvers. Formed in 1959, the Golden Knights are the Army’s official demonstration team. Members are drawn from U.S. Army paratroopers who have demonstrated excellence in parachuting skills.
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Tony Givens, 14th Medical Support Squadron laboratory services technical supervisor, inspects a test sample Feb. 20, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. From August to January no patients have fainted during blood draws, and the lab continues to strive toward minimizing the risk of patients passing out during the blood drawing process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Koritz Clinic lab puts patients first, increases efficiency
The Koritz Clinic Laboratory Services Flight performs tests to give doctors conclusive evidence to properly diagnose individuals as well giving accurate diagnosis to confidently clear or retract a pilot’s ability to fly.
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Steve Henderson, L3 Technologies T-38C Talon maintainer, finishes switching the stability augmentation system on a T-38 Feb. 14, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Maintainers must take the outside hull of the aircraft apart, similar to a shell, to reach pieces such as the engine to complete some of their maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) L3 maintains pilot production one aircraft at a time
The L3 Technologies, a Mississippi aerospace and defense company, provides contracted maintenance to Columbus Air Force Base, ensuring the pilots have the aircraft they need to train at their peak performance every day.
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