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  • Harencak to graduates: ‘It’s just the end of the beginning’

    Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Air Force Recruiting Service commander, congratulated and addressed the Air Force’s and partner nations’ newest aviators during the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-15’s graduation ceremony, Sept. 29 at the Kaye Auditorium here.
  • Women need to make time for their health

    Each October, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making your health a priority helps you stay in optimum shape and keeps illnesses and disease at bay.
  • Retired AF pilots welcomed back on active duty

    Retired Air Force pilots holding Air Force Specialty Code 11X are encouraged to apply for the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program in order to fill rated staff positions to help alleviate the existing manning shortages within the Air Force rated pilot community.
  • Columbus AFB 2017-2018 flu season

    The 2017-2018 flu season is quickly approaching and with increased viral activity comes the need to be immunized.
  • 14th MDG blazes forward with ‘Lean Daily Management’

    Ask any medic at the Koritz Clinic about Continuous Process Improvement, and you will likely be steered toward their section’s Lean Daily Management board and given an in-depth explanation about an ongoing project.
  • Base, community emergency management teams build stronger bonds

    Thirty-nine representatives from 21 base functions and 15 community, county, regional and state organizations gathered during the Regional Emergency Planning Committee Icebreaker Event Sept. 26 at the Columbus Event Center here.
  • Fire Prevention Week teaches BLAZE members household safety

    Fire Prevention Week is a nationally recognized week and gives fire and emergency members a chance to teach their communities ways to stay safe and prevent unwanted fires from starting.
  • 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.