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  • Commissaries begin accepting MILITARY STAR card

    To offer greater convenience to service members and their families and further strengthen funding of critical military Quality-of-Life programs, the military exchanges’ Exchange Credit Program is expanding acceptance of the MILTARY STAR card to Commissaries around the world. Leaders from the Defense Commissary Agency and the exchanges gathered at the Fort Lee Commissary, the first location to accept the card, to officially kick off the rollout during a ceremony Oct. 5.
  • There’s nothing casual about a casual lieutenant

    When walking around Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, it doesn’t take long to realize the high population of lieutenants. They are either in pilot training or waiting until their class starts.
  • Columbus AFB goes all out for Fire Prevention Week

    The Columbus Air Force Base Fire Department values the safety of its Airmen and their families, and during Fire Prevention Week Sept. 25-30, they organized 11 events to educate the base and local community on fire prevention and safety.
  • 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.
  • Women need to make time for their health

    Each October, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making your health a priority helps you stay in optimum shape and keeps illnesses and disease at bay.
  • Retired AF pilots welcomed back on active duty

    Retired Air Force pilots holding Air Force Specialty Code 11X are encouraged to apply for the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program in order to fill rated staff positions to help alleviate the existing manning shortages within the Air Force rated pilot community.
  • Columbus AFB 2017-2018 flu season

    The 2017-2018 flu season is quickly approaching and with increased viral activity comes the need to be immunized.
  • 14th MDG blazes forward with ‘Lean Daily Management’

    Ask any medic at the Koritz Clinic about Continuous Process Improvement, and you will likely be steered toward their section’s Lean Daily Management board and given an in-depth explanation about an ongoing project.
  • Base, community emergency management teams build stronger bonds

    Thirty-nine representatives from 21 base functions and 15 community, county, regional and state organizations gathered during the Regional Emergency Planning Committee Icebreaker Event Sept. 26 at the Columbus Event Center here.
  • Fire Prevention Week teaches BLAZE members household safety

    Fire Prevention Week is a nationally recognized week and gives fire and emergency members a chance to teach their communities ways to stay safe and prevent unwanted fires from starting.
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