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  • Awards show Columbus AFB Airmen’s excellence

    Team BLAZE celebrated the hard work of Airmen throughout the wing during the 2017 Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 9, on Columbus Air Force Base.
  • CAFB Child Development Center earns 5-star accreditation

    The Child Development Center on Columbus Air Force Base recently earned a five-star accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Air Force to institute new method to protect PII

    Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
  • 8-year POW recalls return home 45 years later

    Stepping off the bus, recently freed American prisoners of war formed up from the tallest to shortest, stiff at attention facing Capt. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris and with a salute they defied their Vietnamese captors one final time.
  • F-22 prepares for air show season at Columbus AFB

    Maj. Paul Lopez, flew an F-22 Raptor through Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, airspace Feb. 2, 2018.
  • Pilot battles brain cancer, recovery with faith

    Walking into his backyard after an Easter egg hunt Capt. Hunter Barnhill’s hand formed a fist, holding itself with incredible and uncontrollable strength, he attempted to spread his fingers, but instead consciously fell to the ground before his friends and his own 2-year-old son, Nolan, looked onto him confused.
  • 19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause

    The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Vance AFB, Oklahoma, and Sheppard AFB, Texas within the last week.
  • Medically ready to be mission ready

    From periodic health assessments to regular dental exams, every Airman should know the importance of maintaining their Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) at all times.
  • Nowland breaks down fundamentals of service

    Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C, spoke at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-04’s graduation here Jan, 19.
  • CAFB hosts Commander’s New Year Reception

    Col. Douglas Gosney, 14th Flying Training Wing Commander, along with commanders at all levels hosted the Commander’s New Year Reception Jan. 20 at the Columbus Club here.Members of Team BLAZE and the local community were invited to hear the accomplishments the base made during 2017 and a peak of what is to come in 2018.“Events like this bring
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