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  • Preparing for deployments include a family care plan

    If you are called up in the next 24 hours, do you have short- and long-term plans for your family's care? Who is going to pay the bills? What about unexpected repairs? Does your spouse know who to call and what rates are acceptable? These are just some of the items people overlook in the rush of a deployment. "In today's Air Force, deployments,
  • Tuskegee Airman honored at luncheon

    In honor of the month of February being Black History Month, the African-American Heritage Committee hosted a Black History luncheon for more than 130 BLAZE Team members Wednesday at the Columbus Club. Chief Master Sgt. Brye McMillon, 18th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant at Scott AFB, Ill., was the keynote speaker for the event. During his
  • Local CEO climbs to new heights

    The CEO and President of SeverCorr, John Correnti, visit Columbus AFB Tuesday. Correnti, who founded SeverCorr in 2005, was able to take a flight in the T-38 Talon with the 14th Flying Training Wing commander, Col. Dave Gerber, as his pilot. During his tour of Columbus AFB, Correnti was shown the day-to-day operations of the base. He was also able
  • CAFB awards 2007 Annual Awards winners

    Columbus AFB recognized it 2007 Annual Awards winners Saturday night during a ceremony at the Columbus Club. Although a stiff competition, the 13 winners came out with a well deserved victory. Major Lisa Davison, 14th Medical Operations Squadron, was awarded the Field Grade Officer of the Year for 2007. The 2007 Flight Commander of the Year award
  • Columbus’ Biggest Loser competition inspires BLAZE Team to shed pounds

    Do you have a few pounds you would like to shed? Don't exactly know where to start? Do you just need a little motivation? Do you want to be a part of Columbus Air Force Base's biggest competition? If you answered yes; mark the calendars, get a team together and work to become Columbus' Biggest Losers! The Biggest Loser competition is when teams of
  • Melançon assumes command of CES

    Lieutenant Col. Patrice Melançon assumed command of the 14th Civil Engineer Squadron Jan. 30. Colonel Melançon's most recent assignment has been as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee to Air Education and Training Command's Civil Engineer. She will act as commander of the 14th CES until Lt. Col. Rob Germann returns from his deployment. The 14th
  • OSS member receives Bronze Star

    Major Jean Havens, 14th Operations Support Squadron Director of Operations, was awarded the Bronze Star Jan. 31 by Col. Dave Gerber, 14th Flying Training Wing commander. The Bronze Star is a United States Armed Forces individual military decoration which is awarded for bravery, acts of merit or meritorious service. Havens received this medal for
  • Building bridges with community: an everlasting tradition at CAFB

    Military and honorary commanders gathered together Monday evening at a Honorary Commander reception hosted at the home of Dr. Claudia Limbert, President of the Mississippi University for Women. During the reception honorary commanders were presented certificates appointing them to their position, as well as the opportunity to visit and interact
  • The one thing everyone should have before they go

     A person without belongings, devoid of personal connections, and with little or no care for what happens to his or her family and property after his/her death, does not need a will. Everyone else, however, should have one. Everyone generally knows what constitutes a will. A legal will, drafted by an attorney and executed in the presence of a