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  • OSI agent awarded medals

    An Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent received three medals March 20 for his actions while deployed in support of the global war on terrorism. Special Agent Jac Christiansen was awarded a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and the Combat Action Medal while assigned to an Air Force and Marine unit in the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing
  • Automated Housing Referral Network: AHRN.com

    Everybody knows it's difficult to find good housing from across the nation or sometimes from across town. It's an old story that has a new ending: The Columbus AFB Housing Welcome Center is implementing a new internet-based housing referral system to overcome that problem. It's www.ahrn.com. AHRN.com is a nationwide, joint service, DoD-sponsored
  • Green procurement hits Columbus

    Columbus AFB spent more than $2 million dollars for goods and services in Fiscal Year 2007. With all this purchasing power we have a tremendous opportunity to be good stewards of the environment by choosing "green products". When someone purchases JWOD/AbilityOne products, they are assured compliance with Executive Order 13423 "Strengthening
  • Women's vision portrayed through the arts

    The Women's History Month committee hosted a brunch focused on women's artistic ability and vision for more than 60 guests at the Columbus Club Saturday. The theme for this years Women History month is Women's Art, Women's Vision and this was showcased in several ways Saturday. The guest speaker for the event was Dr. Claudia A. Limbert, the
  • Trust still stands in America

    "In God We Trust." This phrase became the official national motto of the United States in 1956 after it was passed by the 84th United States Congress and later by President Dwight Eisenhower. It appears on U.S. currency, on the Seal of the United States, in the first stanza of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and on two states flags. The Deputy Chief of
  • General Carpenter speaks at 08-06 Graduation

    Brigadier Gen. Floyd Carpenter came to Columbus AFB Friday to speak at the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 08-06 graduation held at Kaye Auditorium. Carpenter is the vice commander of the 8th Air Force, which oversees all information operations and serves as the bomber war fighting headquarters. While here, he spoke of the 8th Air
  • AFSO21 adopts 8-step problem solving model

    Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, or AFSO21, has adopted a new 8-Step Problem Solving Model to achieve continuous process improvement. This model is based on the OODA Loop and will make it easier for Air Force members to eliminate waste in the workplace. The OODA Loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was originated in the 1950's by