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  • Airmen take trip to remember

    Eight Airmen took a two-day trip to Maxwell AFB, Ala., Oct. 17 and 18 as part of the 14th Operations Support Squadron mentorship development program. This enlisted mentorship trip served as the 14th OSS commander, Lt. Col. David Gossett's conduit to develop and encourage his young force and provide them the necessary leadership tools required now
  • Are you ready for flu season

    When the weather turns cold all seem to get out winter coats to protect their bodies from the cold winds outside, but we tend to forget how important it is to stay current on vaccines. With cold weather comes runny noses, coughing and sneezing and in some cases "the flu." Influenza is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nose,
  • BLAZE Team members attend ATA convention

    Forty-two members of Columbus AFB traveled to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 25 through 28 to attend the 39th annual Airlift Tanker Association's Convention and Symposium. The A/TA holds this gathering every year to update its members on the status and future of the Mobility Air Forces. This year's theme
  • Cyberspace commander speaks to graduates

    "You can never be less than you are on the inside. And you can never be more than you are on the inside," said Brig. Gen. Mike McClendon, Commander, Air Force Global Cyberspace Integration Center, Langley AFB, Va. General McClendon was the keynote speaker at the graduation for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 08-01, which graduated
  • Operations Group to host semi-annual career day

    Aircraft and aircrews representing the spectrum of Air Force missions will descend upon Columbus AFB Nov. 3 to provide students, instructor pilots and their families with first-hand accounts of each airframe's role in current global operations. Aircraft are scheduled to begin arriving on Friday afternoon. The aircrews will attend the Assignment
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  • TRICARE benefits for a newborn

    The 14th Medical Group wants to clarify the steps that must be taken to ensure a newborn receives full medical coverage under TRICARE. New parents have 60 days from the date of birth or adoption to enroll their new child in TRICARE Prime. Otherwise, on day 61, the child will be covered by TRICARE Standard for a minimum of 365 days. This can result
  • OSS beats MDG for flag football championship

    A large crowd of flag football enthusiasts came to watch the 14th Operations Support Squadron team #1 compete against the 14th Medical Group for the intramural flag football championship game Oct. 11. Familiar faces such as Col. Susan Hall, 14th Medical Group commander, Col. Mark Brown, 14th Mission Support Group commander, and Col. Eric Theisen,
  • Boy Scouts interact with servicemembers

    Seventeen troops of local Boy Scouts visited CAFB Friday through Sunday during a camporee at SAC Lake. While at CAFB the scouts were able to learn more about the military lifestyle by interacting with many of the BLAZE Team members. The more than 160 scouts were given a military working dog demonstration by the 14th Security Force Squadron. Staff
  • BLAZE Team launches ORI preparation effort

    "It is not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference," said Paul "Bear" Bryant.Fall in the South means one thing - football and plenty of it. Everyday teams prepare for a weekend challenge on hundreds of gridirons across the region. The 14th Flying Training Wing began preparing for a challenge of its own recently.