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  • Columbus AFB pilots compete in turkey shoot competition

    Twenty-three teams from six of Columbus Air Force Base’s flying squadrons competed in a “turkey shoot” competition here Oct. 26, competing in skeet shooting, low-level flying and landings.
  • Columbus AFB kicks off CFC 2017

    The 14th Flying Training Wing kicked off the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 31 and will run until Dec. 1. This year’s campaign theme of “Show Some Love” truly represents the spirit of the CFC and further bridges the gap between Columbus AFB and the local community.
  • Enlisted RPA pilot opportunity window open for NCOs, SNCO's: Apply before Nov.15 deadline

    Noncommissioned and senior noncommissioned officers interested in transferring to the Air Force’s newest enlisted aviation Air Force Specialty Code have until Nov.15 to submit their applications to meet the next selection board.   More than 800 applicants submitted for the program last year; those who were not selected by the inaugural board are
  • 12th FTW Commander reminds 18-01 why we are team players

    Col. Joel Carey, 12th Flying Training Wing Commander at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, spoke at the graduation of Specialized Undergraduate Class 18-01 Oct. 27 at the Kaye Auditorium here.
  • AETC holds inaugural flying competition

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, TEXAS – The excitement and anticipation from the crowd was palpable as you entered the Fleenor Auditorium Friday night.    The evening marked the culmination of the past year’s flying training production from across Air Education and Training Command and the inception of the first annual AETC Flying Training
  • Aspiring baseball professional chooses to become world class aviator

    Being an Air Force pilot is a dream job for some people, so much so, that they would choose this avenue instead of becoming a professional baseball player. For Maj. Benjamin Lindsay, 41st Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot and Assistant Director of Operations, piloting was not initially his life-long goal.
  • POW recalls mission that led to capture 50 years ago

    On Oct. 25, 1967, now retired Lt. Col. Richard “Gene” Smith and his wingmen had orders to bomb the Paul Doumer Bridge in North Vietnam; the bridge was a mile long and one of the most heavily defended positions in Southeast Asia.
  • Active-duty positions added for Guard, Reserve pilots

    Air National Guard and Reserve pilots now have 20 more opportunities to fly in order to augment active-duty chronic vacancies across the force.
  • Retirees are shown base-wide appreciation

    Members of Columbus Air Force Base community showed retired veterans and their families how much they’re appreciated by dedicating their time and resources Oct. 20 at the Columbus Club.
  • Jason Michaels performs at the Kaye Auditorium

    Jason Michaels, illusionist and magician, performs at the Kaye Auditorium Oct. 13, 2017, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Michaels was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome at 6 years old; overcoming it, he is now an international award-winning sleight-of-hand artist and professional speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith