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  • Columbus AFB Honor Guard leads the way

    The Columbus Air Force Base Honor Guard’s overall mission is to render military honors to fallen active-duty Airmen and veterans. This requires a group of sharp and precise Airmen.
  • Moody AFB evacuated 21 A-10s to Columbus AFB

    In order to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Irma, 21 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from the 75th Fighter Squadron and a HC-130J Combat King II evacuated from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and began arriving here Sept. 8; the HC-130J was transporting aircrew.
  • Air Force announces 100 percent promotion opportunity to major

    In the latest move to restore the Air Force’s readiness and lethality, senior leaders are taking a closer look at officer performance management with a focus on developing leaders and retaining the talented professionals the service needs.
  • Suicide Prevention Month: Stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators

    Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, addressed Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14 during their graduation ceremony here Sept. 8. Holmes, a former 14th Operations Group Commander, spoke to the Air Force’s 22 newest aviators, one of which was his son, 2nd Lt. Wade Holmes.
  • Remembering 9/11’s impact to Columbus AFB

    Nearly 16 years have passed since Americans experienced one of the most horrific attacks on U.S. soil.
  • Columbus AFB one of four installations participating in Smart Fueling Initiative

    Columbus Air Force Base is one of four installations chosen to be a test site for a new Department of Defense program called the Smart Fueling Initiative, a program aimed toward providing Airmen with healthier eating options by making those options more convenient, accessible and financially friendly.
  • Fuel is key to mission success, keeps pilot training going

    There are many things that get pilots into the air, from the maintainers who fix the planes, to the personnel who keep their records, and to the medical group that clears them to fly -- but without any fuel, no aircraft would be able to lift off the runway.
  • CAFB hosts fourth Air Force Community Partnership meeting

    Columbus Air Force Base hosted its fourth Air Force Community Partnership meeting Aug. 28 at the Courtyard Marriott in Columbus, Mississippi.
  • 3 student pilots continue journey on ‘America’s Got Talent’

    Three members of the 14th Student Squadron here are now in the semifinals of “America’s Got Talent,” a nationally televised talent competition. When the competition started back in March, all 16 members of the a capella group, “In the Stairwell,” were cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But since then, five members have graduated and are now commissioned second lieutenants.