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  • Mississippi leads the nation in West Nile Virus cases

    Mississippi is currently leading the nation in cases of West Nile virus and has suffered one fatality. However, none of the cases have been in Lowndes County or any of the surrounding Counties. West Nile virus, known since the late 1930s, is widely distributed throughout the world. It has been found in parts of Africa, the Middle East, Europe,
  • T-1A transports transplant candidate

    A whole new meaning for Family Day was created at Columbus AFB Thursday.An 8-year old liver transplant candidate is one step closer to getting a new organ. Ryan McCalip, son of Maj. Randy and Heather McCalip, were notified shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday morning that there was a donor match in Pittsburg, Penn. Major McCalip is the chief of aerospace
  • General makes return visit to CAFB

    Major Gen. Mark Anderson was the keynote speaker at the graduation of SUPT Class 07-11 Friday. General Anderson is the mobilization assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon. He was also the head of the Installation Excellence Board that inspected Columbus AFB in
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  • CAFB receives new, improved fire station

    There was a ribbon cutting for the new Crash and Fire Rescue Station Tuesday. This $8.6 million project was started in June 2005 and was completed this April. This is the first public view of the new station. Mississippi Congressman Roger Wicker was on hand to cut the ribbon. While the old fire station at CAFB, Duncan Hall, was built in 1956 had
  • 14th MSG Complex breaks ground

    Although it may look like the ground has already been broken for the new 14th Mission Support Group Complex, the official ceremony took place Tuesday. The $8.75 million project began in March and is scheduled to be completed in August 2008. The 28,090 square foot complex will consolidate several of the mission support group elements into one
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