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340th FTG commander meets the Firebirds 340th FTG commander meets the Firebirds
The Air Force Reserve Command’s 340th Flying Training Group commander, Col. Allen Duckworth, visited the 43rd Flying Training Squadron here June 25-26, spoke with the squadron’s leadership and observe daily operations.
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2018
Capt. Hunter Barnhill, 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, trains on his road bike May 15, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Barnhill will bike anywhere from a few miles to over 15 miles in one training session. As a member of the Air Force Wounded Warrior program he is preparing for the 2018 Warrior Games June 1-9 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Instructor pilot shares experience in AFW2 program before competing in Warrior Games
The end of an Easter egg hunt in 2017 brought Capt. Hunter Barnhill, 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, down to the ground as his body was trapped in a seizure.
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2018
RSUs: A critical role in air traffic control, pilot production RSUs: A critical role in air traffic control, pilot production
On most days, aircraft on Columbus Air Force Base fly from dusk ‘til dawn, making the airspace full of moving pieces that Airmen on the ground must direct and communicate with to ensure pilots are landing, taking off and navigating the skies safely.
0 12/04
2017
Harencak to graduates: ‘It’s just the end of the beginning’ Harencak to graduates: ‘It’s just the end of the beginning’
Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Air Force Recruiting Service commander, congratulated and addressed the Air Force’s and partner nations’ newest aviators during the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-15’s graduation ceremony, Sept. 29 at the Kaye Auditorium here.
0 10/05
2017
ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators
Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, addressed Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14 during their graduation ceremony here Sept. 8. Holmes, a former 14th Operations Group Commander, spoke to the Air Force’s 22 newest aviators, one of which was his son, 2nd Lt. Wade Holmes.
0 9/11
2017
Capt. Whitt Hollis, 41st Flying Training Squadron Class Flight Commander, speaks to Civil Air Patrol cadets July 25, 2017, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The cadets saw static displays of all three Columbus AFB aircraft and learned about the process of becoming an Air Force pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Elizabeth Owens) Civil Air Patrol cadets get taste of pilot life
About 40 cadets from the Civil Air Patrol are visiting Columbus Air Force Base July 22-30 to train as if they were a pilot undergoing Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training.
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2017
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