News Search

  • Columbus AFB hosts second triathlon

    The 14th Force Support Squadron organized a base-wide triathlon Sept. 23 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrating Hispanic heritage began in 1968 when President Lyndon B. Johnson reserved a week to highlight the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens with Hispanic ancestors. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded this to a 31-day period from Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
  • AF expands Career Intermission Program opportunities

    The Air Force has changed the Career Intermission Program to expand participation opportunities for Airmen from one application window each year to three. In addition, Airmen with humanitarian circumstances may submit out-of-cycle CIP applications, as can dual-military married Airmen when a join spouse assignment cannot be supported, provided they meet CIP eligibility criteria. If desired, the Air Force Personnel Center will expedite the CIP application.
  • Columbus AFB holds AF 70th Anniversary Ball

    Columbus Air Force Base celebrated the Air Force's 70th Birthday and CAFB's 75th Anniversary on Friday, Sept. 15, during the Air Force Birthday Ball at the Trotter Convention Center in Columbus, Miss.
  • National Preparedness Month: Tornadoes biggest threat to Columbus AFB

    National Preparedness Month is drawing to a close. However, this does not mean preparations need to end. Hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, and many more disasters can and still occur at any given moment.
  • Columbus Airmen work as team to finish Air Force Marathon

    Several service members and their families from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 16 at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
  • AETC commander discusses Continuum of Learning, Force Development at AFA

    Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, Air Education and Training Command commander, speaks to a standing-room only crowd about the redesigned Continuum of Learning at the Air Force Association's Air Space and Cyber Conference Tuesday, in which Airmen were invited to take part and ask questions about how the shift in learning culture would affect them.
  • From Philippines to AF finance office

    The U.S. Air Force provides it’s Airmen with a sustainable job, career growth and development, educational benefits, and for some members it’s a gateway to American citizenship.
  • Happy Birthday Air Force

    Team BLAZE- Happy 70th Birthday to you and your UNITED STATES AIR FORCE! The world as we know it was forever changed on a historic December morning in 1903, as two brothers successfully controlled and sustained a 12-second flight. Four years later, America was introduced to its first Airmen, 18 pilots, 100 support personnel, and 31 planes, all belonging to the Aeronautical Division of the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
  • Master sergeants to use 2015 promotion study guide for testing

    Master sergeants testing for promotion in the 18E8 promotion cycle will use the 2015 versions of Air Force Handbook 1 and professional development guide as study reference material, effective immediately.